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Bhau Daji Lad Museum

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Address: 91A Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road | Byculla, Mumbai (Bombay) 400027, India
Phone Number: +91 22 2373 1234
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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Bhau Daji Lad museum is the oldest museums in Mumbai. The best part is the beautiful interiors of the museum. Most of the artifacts are between the 19th and 20th century and show... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bhau Daji Lad museum is the oldest museums in Mumbai. The best part is the beautiful interiors of the museum. Most of the artifacts are between the 19th and 20th century and show the life of Mumbai during this period. Fine collection of Ivory, brass and metal containers and weapons. Also on display is an armour weighing 19 Kg. A... More 

Thank Shailendrasood
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's nice place to visit. Cost also good. But not so much things to see, if you have less time then please don't waste ur time here, rather than this visit fort, there are so many museum. But for once this is good place

Thank Darshankamat
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is set within the grounds of a zoo and a park, the park is very pleasant but the zoo leaves much to be desired, it's very tired and in my opinion the animals don't seem too well cared for (but I'm no specialist so could be wrong). But the zoo and park grounds are free to visit The... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This Museum in Byculla has a lot of information, maps and models of 19 and 20th century Bombay. It is interesting to see what the island city was like. The interiors of this place are also very interesting. A good place to brouse around and a must visit for children.

Thank Aartichand
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

co-located with byculla zoo, this museum offers a view into life as it was in olden times in mumbai. there are several exhibits of different types like weapons, intricate sculpture work, model ships, miniature army, brass coins etc. we had limited time as it closes by 5:30-6 pm, so plan your visit accordingly.

Thank kartik1402
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Excellent museum... It is small but has a beautiful collection..On the ground floor you will find examples of Indian handicrafts.. Upstairs on the first floor there are historic maps, model ships, dioramas and clay models of Bombay life during the 19th and 20th centuries...

Thank kadam_lekha
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

The interiors of this museum are stunning and in many ways more interesting than the exhibits themselves. Immerse into indian culture and explore this hidden gem.

Thank ShrutiPrabhu
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

had taken foreign youth exchange students for understanding the indian culture, had taken the audio which was so impressive and one could easily relate to the structures and displays

Thank 69pram
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

For parents having small kids this is a must visit museum. This is close to Rani chi bag hence can be a best day outing. Tickets are reasonably priced. If you have visited some other historic museums in past then you will not like much as there is nothing unique. Bollywood section is one good section and the videos that... More 

Thank pareshl2016
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

The museum provides a wonderful glimpse into the city's past. Art, architecture, and cultural history are on full display. I am not sure whether anyone could have predicted the astonishing transformation of Mumbai from a seaside trading post into a world class mega city. The museum building is quite beautiful.

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