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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Byculla Zoo

earlier known as the Ranichi Bagh or the queen's garden after the British name Victoria Gardens is also called the Veermata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyaan. The name is kept after Jijabai, the mother of Shivaji Mahraj. This is one of the oldest parks and zoos of Mumbai and was opened to public in 1861. This park houses the Mumbai Zoo and is located in the Byculla region of Mumbai. The Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum is also a part of this park and is a good industrial museum of the city. This houses many rare and endangered specoies of animals and also stuffed animals created by expert taxidermists. The zoo has deteriorated in condition and needs a lot of renovation.