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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: 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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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
ShrutiPrabhu
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars 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

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Thank 69pram
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4 of 5 stars 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 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars 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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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Bhau Daji Lad Museum is situated in Byculla. It was formerly called the Victoria and Albert Museum. The museum's exhibits are on two floors. On the ground floor, there is a central hall that has a large white marble statue of Prince Albert, as well as marble busts of Queen Victoria and David Sassoon. The exhibits include silver ware, ceramic... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

A very nice place to visit to know more about history. Very informative place. Kids will also like this place.

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Thank thatzamit
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The museum has been kept well & maintained properly. It is located within the premises of Jijamata Udyan, Byculla. It has an ambiance of a Royal Palace, which can mesmerize anybody. The exhibits are ancient & rich in color. They had some exhibition of bollywood personalities belonging to Raj Kapoor era, mostly in Black & White. Kids may not enjoy... More 

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

One of the best museums to visit in Mumbai if you like such places. The museum is well maintained, its large and there are many things on display. People coming to the zoo can actually skip the zoo and spend time in museum. Believe me you will not regret visiting this place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

For those who want to catch a glimpse of history and historical artifacts this place is a must visit. Conveniently located just outside Rani baug ( city zoo). Great place to visit with kids.

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Absolutely amazing attention to detail in the design of this building. Exhibits are well cared for, and educational. Both of my kids loved it (ages 5 & 11). A must see for anyone interested in learning about Indian history.

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