Gift Shop Hours and FAQ

Shopping at Garden Safari Gifts supports the plants and animals you love at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.

Garden Safari Gifts is open daily during public hours at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. Owned and operated by Como Friends, proceeds from Garden Safari Gifts help support programs and improvements at Como Zoo and the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory.

Location: Como Visitor Center
Summer hours (April 1-September 30): 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Winter hours (October 1-March 31): 10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
Contact Garden Safari Gifts at [email protected] or by calling 651-487-8222.


How do I rent a stroller?

Strollers, wheelchairs & electric scooters can be rented in Garden Safari Gifts. Per day, single strollers rent for $5.00, double strollers rent for $8.00, wheelchairs rent for $5.00 and electric scooters rent for $20.00.  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.

Can I buy memberships, animal or garden sponsorships or event tickets in the store?

Yes, all of these Como Friends items can be purchased in the store.

Do you sell gift certificates?

Yes, they can be purchased in any denomination. 

Do you ship?

Yes, please call the store at 651.487.8222 for details.

What is your return policy?

All returns require the original receipt. Credit card purchases will be credited to the original card used. A merchandise credit, valid for one year, will be issued for all cash purchases.

Can I shop online?

Not at this time.

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