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Sensory Friendly Morning
December 13, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is an energetic, colorful place full of sensory stimuli, and we know this environment can be overwhelming for some guests. This is a time designed for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. Como strives to provide a positive, welcoming experience for every visitor.
Sensory Map & Walking Path
Plan out your day before you head to Como! Map
Social Narrative & Visual Adventure Board
Created in collaboration with the Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM), these guides helps visitors reduce their anxiety about new experiences by explaining what to expect-step-by-step as they explore the Zoo and Conservatory
Autism Friendly Early Entry
Join us from 9-10 a.m. during the listed dates for an inclusive experience at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory. Spend time exploring exhibits, and activities designed for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. Use the social narrative and the visual schedule to help prepare you for your autism friendly early entry day at Como.
Sunday January 7th
Wednesday January 31st
Sunday February 11th
Wednesday February 28th
Wednesday March 6th
Sunday March 24th
We know everyone’s experience is unique. For more information on these resources contact email@example.com
This program was funded in part or in whole with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008 which dedicated funding to preserve Minnesota’s art and cultural heritage.