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Bhau Daji Lad Museum

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91A Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road | Byculla, Mumbai 400027, India
Byculla/Dhobi Ghat
+91 22 2373 1234
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

India is rich, rather richest in culture, tradition, heritage, sculpture, art..... Wow is the only word that I can say after visiting this Bhau Daji Lad Museum in Byculla, India. Very well maintained Carefully curated Painstakingly nurtured Aesthetically composed Housekeeping at its best A must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mahesh822
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has so much potential. Unfortunately it is poorly lit making it very difficult to see what's on display. There are few descriptors to educate people on what they're looking at and they could organize their exhibits better. You don't leave knowing anything more...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cayenne75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The front of this museum is beautiful with some great statues to see and photograph. We had a very short visit here, just under an hour. Not enough time to take in everything. We bought a camera permit so we could get pictures of some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KrispyPlymouth
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Very well maintained vintage museum. We really enjoyed this place. There is something for everyone. Don’t miss it particularly if you like to take architectural photos.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karthik_England
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This small museum is worth going to If you’re looking to learn more about India’s heritage, about their Gods, and to see artifacts and art. The facility is beautiful inside, and the items are displayed on multiple floors. I had an outside guide as part...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sheri S
Reviewed October 7, 2018

for a view of the history of the 7 islands that became Bombay or some of the local culture it is useful. but this is not laid out super well, is very hot and you need someone to help you find the treasures amidst a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank barry p
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Wonderful exhibits that are really beautifully displayed and well designed. The building is in a classic architectural style. Make sure you visit the zoo next door as well

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank manjusampat
Reviewed September 9, 2018

It´s a nice place to discover Indias history. It´s nit a large museum but you can find some art and also some showcases from the past.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JoeMueller2014
Reviewed August 5, 2018

I went on a Full Day City Tour today which included a visit to the Bhau Daji Lad Museum which was conveniently located next to Mumbai Zoo which was our next port of call (see separate Review). The Museum is on two floors and is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I find museum generally boring, but I still tried for this one and my reaction was still the same. There is nothing attracting here for me. However, please note that people who like to have knowledge about history, its a good place, also one of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Byculla/Dhobi Ghat
One of the seven islands of the original Bombay,
Byculla is one of the most evolved
neighbourhoods in
Mumbai that has consistently rebuilt itself for the
modern-day locals while keeping its confluence of
heritage and history intact. Once a home to only the
wealthy, Byculla is today a home to the most diverse
communities like Parsis, Iranians, Christians, Jews,
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