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Address: 91A Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road | Byculla, Mumbai (Bombay) 400027, India
Phone Number: 2223731234
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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Nice museum in a very nice building

Nice museum in a very nice building; not to big so with a few hours you will be through. The museum organizes special events (now it was about children play's with also hands on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Nice museum in a very nice building; not to big so with a few hours you will be through. The museum organizes special events (now it was about children play's with also hands on possibilities for kids and grown ups). Pity that outside statues are partially broken, but all in all it is a nice place. My only negative point... More 

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Mumbai
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This tranquil spot housing a beautiful museum is worth spending a couple of hours in. In this amount of time you will get to know how Bombay came into being from its original avatar of seven islands. You will know a brief history of the original people of this place.. the one who built it into the city that she... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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85 reviews 85 reviews
23 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Travelling back and fort from south bombay i had seen the beautiful building and gardens from the lal baugh fly over but never landed up going there. On a sunday afternoon a few friends and i decided to visit the famous Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum. The iconic building surrounded by lush greenery has a good vibe from the minute... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Loved this museum, it's so clean and the exhibitions are both historical and modern. Love the steel bus!! It's actually the cleanest most well kept building I have seen in India! Not much in the cafe,, just cokes and biscuits so don't expect a lunch...

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Mumbai
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Its a decent museum near the Byculla Zoo. The main feature of this Zoo is a truck made out of some metal pieces. Its quite beautiful and one can see his/her face clearly in each of those individual pieces. Very neatly made. The museum has good artifacts and the museum lovers will enjoy.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum ( is the oldest museum in Mumbai. Situated in Byculla East in premises of Zoo This museum houses a large number of archaeological finds, maps and historical photographs of Mumbai, clay models, silver and copper ware and costumes. It primary focus in early history of Mumbai . It is also well maintained... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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151 reviews 151 reviews
68 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This recently renovated museum is very spic and clean, well organised and has two levels displaying history of Mumbai. Old medallions, coins, armoury, brass and porcelain items... Original Mumbadevi brass statue- on which Mumbai got its name and many more artefacts that display how Mumbai grew over the years from few islands to a modern city. Displays also show various... More 

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New York City, New York
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219 reviews 219 reviews
23 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

An amazing oasis that is a bit tricky to find in Byculla, the main renovated building itself is worth the visit for an immaculate restoration and a thing of beauty. The permanent exhibits are a weird mishmash of Mumbai of the past. But catch an Atul Dondiya temporary exhibit and the place turns even more sublime. Behind the museum are... More 

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Pune
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123 reviews 123 reviews
29 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

A very spick and span museum organized in Byculla East adjacent to the Byculla Zool. The efforts put into making the Bhau Daji Lad Museum accessible to the public and the raising of frequent topical collections and displays are to be lauded. There are museums and museums and this one takes the cake ! Well worth a visit especially during... More 

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Mumbai
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Needs 10rupees and over an hour to have a great experience on the various aspects of life in past across world esp Mumbai. The experience where there is modern artist putting in the twist in the historic creations is worth it. There are also workshops to be attended arranged at different times of the month separate for kids, adults and... More 

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