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About Lucknow Zoo and State Museum

The Prince of Wales Zoological Garden was established in 1921 to commemorate the visit of the Prince of Wales to Lucknow. The zoo is now known as Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Praani Udyan. It is home to a variety of species of exotic birds and animals like the swamp deer, golden pheasant, tiger and rhinoceros. It is a popular destination for locals as a picnic spot and gets extremely crowded during weekends. The State Museum is within the zoo and houses a collection of sculptures, artefacts, Egyptian mummie and much more.


The heart of city, Hazratganj.


Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday


6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Suggested Travel Tips

Don’t spread any kind of dirt in and around the vicinity of the monument.