October – March: 10AM – 4PM
April – September: 10AM – 6PM
Free. A voluntary donation of $4 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.
Wheelchair & Scooter Rental
Wheelchairs & electric scooters are available, but strollers are not.
|Rental Type||Per day price|
|Single strollers||Not available|
|Double strollers||Not Available|
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. For more information and where to get the wheelchairs and scooters click HERE.
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.
Sensory 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 Sensory Friendly Early Entry day.
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 ComoMarketing@ci.stpaul.mn.us.