Como Friends Members Make It Possible
Your Como Friends membership keeps Como Park Zoo and Conservatory free and accessible, every day of the year.
As a member of Como Friends, you’re carrying on a century-long tradition of community support for Como, providing the extra resources the historic Como Zoo and the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory need to grow and thrive.
Como Friends Membership Levels
$55 Como Friend: Basic benefits for an individual
$100 Como Friend Plus: Basic benefits for a household
$150 Como Friends Supporter: 32 Como Town points and Como Friend Plus benefits
$250 Como Friends Connector: North American Reciprocal Museum Association benefits (Free/member admission during regular museum hours and additional perks at 800 museums) plus Como Friends Supporter benefits
$500 Como Friends Champion: Invitation to private annual reception and Early Access Perk (Enter Como Park Zoo and Conservatory grounds before it is open to the public, after 9 a.m. 7 days a week. RSVP required. Call 651-487-8229.) plus Como Friends Connector benefits
$1,000 Horace Cleveland Society: Guided tour for six with Zookeeper or Gardener plus Como Friends Champion benefits
- Waive benefits for 100 percent tax-deductibility and you will still receive Como Friends membership card and all associated privileges.
Basic member benefits:
- Access to special events throughout the year.
- Hear about zoo babies, exhibit improvements, and more with a quarterly subscription to the Como Friends Insider.
- Cultivate a passion for conservation with free and reduced admission to hundreds of partner zoos, aquariums and botanical gardens. Please call prior to visiting a participating institution to verify the reciprocal benefit offered.
- Learn about nature with a tuition discount on education programs.
- Support Como and save with a 15 percent members-only discount on every purchase at Garden Safari Gifts.
- Enjoy discounted tickets to Bouquets and other Como Friends’ events.