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Harpist’s Mellow Tone Soothes Apes At St. Paul Zoo

Harpist Terri Tacheny long enjoyed taking her young daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul, except for the Primate House, where she thought the gorillas, orangutans and monkeys seemed a little lethargic. Her solution: A little music.

09/25/2014

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Looking For A Sign Of Spring? Head To The Como Zoo Conservatory

It’s officially the first day of spring, but it will be hard to sell that to residents of the Twin Cities on Wednesday.

03/20/2013

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Como Zoo’s Tortoises Chow Down On Unique Birthday Cakes

Happy 20th birthday to Marco and Erwin, Como Zoo’s resident Galapagos tortoises!

05/05/2012

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‘Can I Talk To Ellie Fant?’ Como Zoo Prepares For April Fools’

Everybody loves a good April Fools’ joke, including the Como Zoo in St. Paul.

03/30/2012

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Best Museum Gift Shops

One of my favorite parts of a trip to any museum is exploring the gift shop. Usually stocked with unique goodies that highlight the niche of the museum, it’s kind of like the opposite of a gallery: you can actually touch and take home a piece of the exhibit. Another bonus of most museum gift shops? Free admission (unless you decide to buy something).

06/16/2011

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Best Free Activities For Families In The Twin Cities

Everyone loves a good deal, and you can’t beat a free activity. There are a number of fantastically fun activities that are always free or free on certain days of the month in the Twin Cities.

04/04/2011

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