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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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Excellent for the Museum bad for the zoo

This museum is excellent to visit to get a quick background on Mumbai and the locals here. This... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Mumbai, India
One Mumbai's best museums

Originally known as the "Victoria & Albert," the Bhau Daji Lad is now named for the man who had the... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2016
Toronto, Canada
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91A Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road | Byculla, Mumbai 400027, India
+91 22 2373 1234
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

This museum is excellent to visit to get a quick background on Mumbai and the locals here. This establishment has a zoo which is not worth it.

Thank MumbaiPradeep
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Originally known as the "Victoria & Albert," the Bhau Daji Lad is now named for the man who had the foresight to establish it. Although not large, it is jam-packed with interesting and often beautiful household, industrial, ethnographic, and cultural items. It tells the history...More

1  Thank Penina1C
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This museum, which originated from the displays sent to London as part of a colonial exhibition, displays the variety and beauty of traditional Indian craftsmanship. The building itself is a magnificent example of colonial civic architecture with an exquisite ceiling. It is a rather old-fashioned...More

Thank Janine R
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Great place with a fantastic collection. Hardly known to many locals. Its worth a visit as its adjacent to the Jijamata Zoo. The visits can easily be clubbed together.

Thank KhalidNavigator
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Just been to this excellent small museum in Rani Baugh,a very well maintained and superb artefacts,well displayed,,gives you an inside view of what Bombay was with detailed maps and clay figures display,,,has a small garden with a museum shop,cafe,and clean toilets,,thanks to ms.T. Mehta the...More

Thank Rush401
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The museum is very good maintained and excellent interiors . Looks like a palace . There are lot of collections inside. The best part is its inside a zoo complex . So one can see the zoo and also visit this place. I would highly...More

Thank Indraneel G
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This museum is located just outside the Ranibaug Zoo in Central Mumbai. This museum houses a large number of archaeological finds, maps and historical photographs of Mumbai, clay models, silver and copper ware and costumes. Its significant collections include a 17th-century manuscript of Hatim Tai....More

Thank eleena100
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Who could imagine such a perfect museum, almost at international standards of display and curation. Although small, it is perfect for a 1 hour quick visit. and can be clubbed with stroll in the zoo next door.

Thank Sourabhde
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The place is bang in the city...te museum n garden/zoo are in the same compound..ample parking space within the compound (but then we went in mid-day)..tickets are separate for the musuem n zoo but nominal the museum is wonderfully restored and worth a visit...its quite...More

Thank ViniAneesh
Reviewed 25 December 2015

The second oldest museum in India built by by the contribution of the who's who of Bombay. Build in 1855 it has the charm of old Victorian architecture and recently restored. The museum is beautifully restored and won the prestigious Unesco Asia Pacific award of...More

Thank Aniket U
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