Taraporewala Aquarium Mumbai
Inaugurated in 1951, Taraporewala Aquarium in Mumbai is India's oldest museum. Despite the aquarium being old, its has an efficient infrastructure. In the aquarium, tourists can see a good variety of freshwater fishes, sharks, turtles, rays, moray eels, sea turtles, small starfish and stingrays roaming freely in 12-feet long and 360-degree acrylic glass tunnel. Overall, there are 16 sea water tanks and nine sweet water tanks in the aquarium, each featuring a different type of ecosystem such “moss aquarium” for pregnant fishes, “plantation aquarium” that features imported varieties of water lilies and other aquatic plants and “island aquarium”. When in the aquarium, make a point to visit the special museum, where kids can touch the fishes.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, Marine Drive, Near Charni Road Railway Station, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400002