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10 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The Como Park Zoo & Conservatory In Minnesota

One of Minnesota’s favorite attractions by far is Como Park, 384 acres of paradise in Saint Paul. Most popular in the park are undoubtedly the Como Zoo and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. We’ve all been countless times to admire the adorable animals and stunning flowers, but how much do we actually know about those places? We rounded up 10 awesome facts that might give you a better appreciation for all the history behind the park and work that went into making the zoo and gardens so magnificent.

Aside from the zoo and conservatory, what is your favorite part of Como Park?

Jo Magliocco
Minnesota staff writer for Only in Your State and owner of Minnesota blog NorthGuide.co, I'm a Minneapolis transplant who loves my cats, camera, and local coffee. On the weekends I'm usually exploring the North Shore or making my way through the list of Minnesota's State Parks. Want to talk about MN or ask me a question? Tweet me @sotafiedjo!