Open every day of the year—including holidays!
Spring/Summer hours (April – September):
10am – 6pm
Fall/Winter hours (October – March):
10am – 4pm
Free. A voluntary donation of $3 for an adult and $2 for a child to help us care for our plants and animals is appreciated. You are always welcome whether or not you choose to make a donation.
Strollers, wheelchairs & electric scooters can be rented in Garden Safari Gifts. Per day prices are as follows:
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A valid ID is required as collateral. In addition, electric scooters require a major credit card. All rentals must be returned to Garden Safari Gifts before the Zoo and Conservatory close.
Locker Rentals are available. $0.75 small lockers, $10 large lockers.
Sensory Friendly Information
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. These are some ways of the ways that Como strives to provide a positive, welcoming experience for every visitor.
Visual Schedule and Sensory Map
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 “create your own visual schedule” to help prepare you for your Autism Friendly Early Entry day.
August 11, 14, 25 and 28
September 8 and 11
October 13 and 16
November 10 and 13
December 8 and 11
Sensory Friendly Contact Information
We know everyone’s experience is unique. For more information on these resources or on customizing your sensory-friendly experience, contact Jessie Loftus at firstname.lastname@example.org.