The Kumasi Zoological Gardens is a zoo located in the heart of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It occupies a 1.5-square-kilometre area between the Kejetia Bus Terminal, the old race course and the Kumasi Centre for National Culture.
The zoo was established in 1951 and first opened to the public in 1957. It has a collection of over 160 animals, representing 46 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Some of the animals on display include lions, elephants, giraffes, chimpanzees, monkeys, zebras, crocodiles, snakes, and birds of prey.
The zoo also has a number of educational exhibits, including a crocodile breeding center, a butterfly garden, and a children’s petting zoo. The zoo offers a variety of educational programs for school children and the general public, with the aim of raising awareness about wildlife conservation.
The Kumasi Zoological Gardens is open daily from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.