Como Friends gives Como Park Zoo and Conservatory the extra care and feeding it needs to grow stronger, live on, and remain available to all.


Your donations help Como Park Zoo and Conservatory thrive.


Como Friends members make it all possible.


Be a friend and sponsor Como’s animals.

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Help the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory grow.

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For five generations, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory has been the window to the natural world.

Como’s commitment to free admission keeps the doors open and available for two million annual visitors–the largest audience for any cultural destination in the state. Free admission provides up-close encounters with animals and access to the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s gorgeous gardens, 365 days a year.

Your tax-deductible gift ensures Como Park Zoo & Conservatory has the resources it needs to be the best it can be today– and even better tomorrow.

This year, your contribution will help Como Friends, the nonprofit partner to Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, invest in high-impact habitat improvements, powerful education partnerships, and conservation-minded initiatives.

Make a gift and preserve Como, our community treasure.


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