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“5 * Museum”

Bhau Daji Lad Museum
Ranked #44 of 519 things to do in Mumbai
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museums are usually tiring especially if you are not too deep into history and culture. This lil' museum in the heart of Mumbai can be enjoyed in 2 hours even with kids. It is very well curated, amazing ceiling and the upkeep of the place is worth mentioning. Also has a museum cafe to for a snack. If you have the energy recommend a walk in the zoo next door not so much for the animals but for a breath of fresh air amidst an amazing collection of trees - few know that the zoo was intended to be a botanical garden

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Mandir T, Manager at Bhau Daji Lad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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"byculla zoo"
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"clay models"
in 11 reviews
"arts and crafts"
in 7 reviews
"on display"
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"archaeological finds"
in 3 reviews
"historical photographs"
in 3 reviews
"temporary exhibits"
in 3 reviews
"model ships"
in 2 reviews
"zoo premises"
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"marble statues"
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"barren land"
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"ethnic groups"
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"culture and traditions"
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"exhibition hall"
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"interesting items"
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"beautiful collection"
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"there is no air conditioning"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to be with kids, even for adults... Too much things to look around, everything being curated very nicely.. Great work of the Curator of the museum... Moreover we went during and exhibition which was going on in Asymmetrical Objects,which was an added thing... The maintenance of the Museum area is also worth mentioning... Then they do arrange for painting workshops and all which I feel is great.....

Thank Ashish G
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

the oldest museum of the city , a must visit for all tourists to know the history and see the old photographs of the city, had taken foreign students and they were fascinated

Thank 69pram
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

This place is just before the main entrance of Byculla zoo. The collection of artifacts is good. The miniatures of traditional games was intresting but they could have kept pamphlet in English explaining about the games. The children loved the shadow catching show

Thank malasrishi
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Dr. Bhau Daji Lad museum is the oldest museum in Mumbai. the museum in Byculla is treasure house of industrial arts and other artefacts from colonial times till date.
the museum also conducts guided tours and also has audio guide facility to further enhance the experience.

Thank Atulyan071
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