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Bhau Daji Lad Museum

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91A Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road | Byculla, Mumbai 400027, India
+91 22 2373 1234
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Hidden Museum of Mumbai

Bhau Daji Lad Museum is my favourite get away place within the city itself. It was restored a few... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Shibani S
Brilliant little gem... must visit for mumbaikers

So what I like about this museum is that it's not a very serious one with relics from ancient... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Mumbai, India
via mobile
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91A Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road | Byculla, Mumbai 400027, India
+91 22 2373 1234
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Bhau Daji Lad Museum is my favourite get away place within the city itself. It was restored a few years ago and it's interiors are spectacular, the long arches to the marble statues in the centre and the gorgeous chandelier above the wooden staircase. Apart...More

Thank Shibani S
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

So what I like about this museum is that it's not a very serious one with relics from ancient time... things here are from the 1800-1900 era. That means especially for kids... it's easy to relate stories. What was Mumbai like... what villages looked like......More

Thank Runawayblues
Reviewed 24 July 2017

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

1  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 3 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
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