Hours – Como Park Zoo & Conservatory are open daily from 10am – 4pm. You will need a reservation. To make a reservation and for more information click HERE.
Spring/Summer hours (April – September): 10AM – 4pm
Fall/Winter hours (October – March): 10AM – PM
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.
Stroller/Wheelchair Rental – NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
Strollers, wheelchairs & electric scooters are not available at this time.
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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.
2020 Dates – ALL 2020 DATES ARE POSTPONED
January 12 and 15
February 9 and 12
March 8 and 11
April 5 and 8
May 10 and 13
June 14 and 17
July 12 and 15
August 9 and 12
September 13 and 16
October 11 and 14
November 8 and 11
December 13 and 16
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 ComoEducation@ci.stpaul.mn.us.