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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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Very nice museum and well maintained

The museum is very good maintained and excellent interiors . Looks like a palace . There are lot of... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2016
Indraneel G
Bhau Daji Lad Museum

This museum is located just outside the Ranibaug Zoo in Central Mumbai. This museum houses a large... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2016
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91A Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road | Byculla, Mumbai 400027, India
+91 22 2373 1234
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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
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

A museum first opened in 1872 is a rarity. More so one that was established through British Indian collaboration. And renovated through public private partnership. It is a great building amidst green surroundings. There are some great artefacts. One wished that government and public would...More

3  Thank Rshukla51
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Loved the whole experience from the informative dioramas and figures. Period architecture and very contemporary gallery in the garden with an courant photography exhibit. And......terrific museum shop.

Thank candy400
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Originally called Victoria & Albert Museum, this 1872 established museum is Mumbai’s oldest museum and India’s third oldest museum. The exhibits include objects made by different communities of Mumbai. The Dioramas depict life in Mumbai in 19th and 20th century. The museum has rich collection...More

Thank Frontiermail
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

The museum was conceptualised as an offshoot of an exhibition held in the 19th century at London - Kensington's Victoria and Albert Museum (Which was also this Museum's earlier name).  What I liked:  -Nice, neat and easily navigable - The East Garden which has some...More

Thank SmitaB
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Bhau Daji Lad Museum is a place in front of Byculla zoo. This place is very well maintained and shows a true picture of Mumbai's history, culture and traditions. There are evolving maps of island Mumbai from 1700 till now which is a great learning...More

Thank SuperTravel348
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