Menagerie van Aken, located in Netherlands, was founded in 1791. Menagerie van Aken closed down in 1839.
Anthony van Aken Sr., poulterer in Rotterdam, founded a menagerie in 1804. His sons Willem, Herman, Anthony Jr. and Cornelis shared his interests. His daughter Cornelia married Henry Martin (q.v.), who bought the menageries of Herman and Anthony Jr.