Como Park and its historic
Marjorie McNeely Conservatory

St. Paul, Minnesota USA

by Soni Forsman
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Heated pool for Victorias, the unheated pool in the background next to the Conservatory expansion

Outside the palm dome and north garden room
at the Conservatory

A flower garden on the Conservatory grounds in
fall colors

Fountain titled
"Crest of the Wave" (1925)
by Harriet W. Frishmuth
in the palm dome

Palm trees stretch up into the Victorian glass dome

The 2008 fall flower show of burgundy, lavender and yellow chrysanthemums
in the formal sunken garden

The Visitor and Education is the primary entrance to the Conservatory and the only one
to the adjoining Como Zoo.
The heated pool is to the left
of the entrance and the
unheated to the right.

Sugar cane grows in the
north garden
(beneficial plant garden)

The modern glass roof of the
tropical encounter exhibit,
major attraction in the
Visitor and Education Center

Water Platters Make Triumphant Return to Como Park

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory Web Site

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