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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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The first and best museum of Mumbai

Unexpectedly, its not as well known as one would suppose considering how lovely the museum is... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2013
Arpita J
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Bangalore
Stunning architecture, small but interesting collection

Didn't realise that the BDLM was only 5 minutes in a taxi (well, would have been if he hadn't... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2013
Rob G
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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91A Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road | Byculla, Mumbai 400027, India
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+91 22 2373 1234
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

Unexpectedly, its not as well known as one would suppose considering how lovely the museum is. Restored with the support of INTACH in recent times, the stunning, lavish and gilded interiors of the colonial bungalow in which the museum is housed is worth the visit...More

Thank Arpita J
Reviewed 18 May 2013

Didn't realise that the BDLM was only 5 minutes in a taxi (well, would have been if he hadn't gotten lost on the way) from my apartment, and glad to know it's nearby as it's such a stunning museum, mostly due to the fact that...More

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 10 May 2013

More than the contents the interior of this small museum is stunning. Specially after the commendable renovation work done. On the ground floor various artefacts representing great craftsmanship of India are very informative. Specially bidri work, stonework, sandalwood sculptures, ivory inlay etc are nice. Detailed...More

Thank Jayatimaitra
Reviewed 3 May 2013

A Must see Museum, truly as on said before a hidden gem in Mumbai,for all ages to get a sight of the various communities that live here together as well as the many different Mahrashtrians that exist in this state. I could never differentiate one...More

1  Thank Shrepa
Reviewed 24 April 2013

This museum is located on the main road, JJ Flyover or JJ Marg which connects Bycalla to CST Train station. The museum is inside the Rani Bag garden, Rani Bag is a well known landmark in Mumbai. - Entrance fee is Rs 10 - Museum...More

3  Thank Saurabh S
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Visited this museum with my 72 yr old father, wife and 13 yr old son. It is a relatively unknown hidden gem in central Mumbai located next to the zoo (Rani Baug). Exquisitely decorated with intricate gold painted carvings on the ceilings/walls and marbeled floors....More

2  Thank sangoy
Reviewed 8 March 2013

A great palce to know Mumbai's Social, cultural and geographical history... also, a part of this Museum is home for some good Contemporary Art shows.

1  Thank Abhijit T
Reviewed 6 March 2013

This museum not very big....but still worth visiting whose collection justify the place. The renovation of the whole building is great and on can feel the lavishness and detailed work interior used to have in past few centuries. Lot of stuff for children to understand...More

1  Thank RiteshKumarGupta
Reviewed 3 February 2013

This is Mumbai's municipal museum; its exhibits focus mainly on the city's geography, history and culture. The nice thing is that it is not so big that it's overwhelming; you can see it all in about 90 to 120 minutes. There are numerous examples of...More

Thank pinguinoBC
Reviewed 1 February 2013

It's a great place to see with a lot to offer, but unfortunately, is under staffed. You dont have guided tours, so at times you find yourself lost.

Thank Shruti P
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