The Botanical and Zoological Park of Tsimbazaza was created in 1925 under the name of “Botanical Garden of Tananarivo”.
Its missions are:
. to constitute and maintain living and dead collections in order to make them known and to protect them,
. to contribute to the conservation and safeguarding of the national heritage,
. to contribute to the education and information of the general public for the protection of national, natural and cultural heritage
. participate in the training of teachers, students and pupils through study and advanced training courses,
PBZT is not only an amusement park for all ages but also a National Research Center for the conservation and multiplication of threatened and endangered species.