Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum – Mumbai’s oldest museum

Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum
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Visiting Detail

  • Location: 91 A, Rani Baug, Veermata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Rd, Byculla East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400027
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Closed On: Wednesday
  • Entry Fee: Chargeable (Rs. 10 onwards) 
  • Type of Attraction: Art Museum
  • Year of Construction: 1872
  • Built by: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad and Dr. George Birdwood
  • Website: http://www.bdlmuseum.org/


Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum is located in vicinity of Byculla Zoo, Byculla East, Mumbai. It is the oldest museum in Mumbai. It was inaugurated in 1855. Originally its name was treasure house of the decorative and industrial arts which was renamed in honour of Dr. Bhau Daji Lad later.

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