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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
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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Best for kids

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Triptaker365
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 

Thank akshayhiremath
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.

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 

Thank BhalchandraPai
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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

Thank Vishal_125
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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.

Thank Birendra V
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.

Thank AGinMumbai
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 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
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 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 of the city and its residents. The building itself is marvelous, especially inside.

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