Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is a gem in the heart of Saint Paul, Minnesota. Founded in 1897, this free-admission zoo is home to over 1,200 animals representing 200 different species.  From playful monkeys and majestic polar bears to fascinating reptiles and colorful amphibians, visitors can experience the wonders of the animal kingdom without leaving the city. In addition to its diverse animal collection, Como Park Zoo boasts beautiful gardens, including the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, which houses an array of tropical plants and flowers. Whether you're a family looking for a fun day out or an individual seeking a peaceful escape, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory offers something for everyone.