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Bhau Daji Lad Museum

91A Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road | Byculla, Mumbai (Bombay) 400027, India
+91 22 2373 1234
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A regular visitor for their art exhibits

The museum mails lists of activities every month. Its full of events the month long. Mostly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
An unexpected hidden gem of a beautiful Mumbai/India history

We visited this museum simply because it was in same compound as Rani Baug. What a wonderful piece... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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91A Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road | Byculla, Mumbai (Bombay) 400027, India
+91 22 2373 1234
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum mails lists of activities every month. Its full of events the month long. Mostly diversified as art exhibits, NSPA-national streets for performing artists and the museum itself.The museum is India's history around the British rule. A brief history of Bombay. Come in on...More

Thank ShruJ
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We visited this museum simply because it was in same compound as Rani Baug. What a wonderful piece of beautification. The interiors are just awesome.. !! Very nice ambiance and lighting.. So many fine details about Indian history, culture. Many wide areas are covered, where...More

1  Thank RaviShah_traveller
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Its a very good museum which depicts the history of Mumbai. The museum was spread over two floors including a magnificent Hall. We were welcomed by the great elephant of Elephanta Caves on the right side of the museum. Its give us insights over how...More

Thank HarikrishnanRS
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We come here often... (3-4 times till now). The hits with my 7 yr old son are the arms (swords etc), the little drawing corner and the natural history section

Thank Runawayblues
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We very much enjoyed our museum stop. It is small but has interesting content. We felt like the only tourists there - which was great. It's always positive to engage with local people learning/celebrating their history. I loved the miniatures and could have spent many...More

Thank JazzApple
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We loved this museum! The building is lovely renovated, worth a visit even without the exhibits. The exhibition gives a good insight in various arts and crafts and the different ethnic groups in Mumbai. Everything nicely presented. Due to technical problems the audio guides weren't...More

Thank Womohoscho
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We were here several years ago and it seemed old and run down. But it is now a wonderful place to visit with interesting exhibits and a nice gift shop. You get a good taste of 19th century Bombay. You learn the story of the...More

Thank annarc6
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This museum is now getting old and they are not even getting new stuff to make the museum more popular but the zoo nearby is a great place.

Thank darshbjain
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful restoration of the building and the artifacts. Really loved the miniatures! Wish there were some good online photos of those, as mine came out blurry and that's what I wanted to show off to others. Worthy of a visit and the tiny financial support...More

1  Thank a-travelin-foodie
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This museum definitely qualifies as one of the hidden gems of Mumbai, because quite a few Mumbaikars themselves dont know about the place. This place got renovated between 2000-2009 and in my opinion deserves to be visited if you want to know about Mumbai's history....More

2  Thank preetibh
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