Near Rani Baug, 91/A, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Byculla - 400027
When was the museum established?
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The first museum of Mumbai, this permanent exhibit showcases early art practices and craftsmanship of the various communities that resided in Bombay during the time of the Bombay Presidency. It highlights Mumbai’s cultural heritage through rare fine art and decorative art objects such as miniature clay models, maps, lithographs, dioramas, rare books, photographs that document life in Mumbai during the 18th and the early 20th centuries. Apart from the permanent collection, the museum regularly organizes exhibitions of Indian contemporary artists.
Information in Braille
Library and archives services
IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
Conference/ Seminar hall
Who manages the museum?
Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation, and INTACH
Person-in-charge of the museum
What is the average duration to see the museum?
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Is the museum currently closed?
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Interior view of the museum
Second floor gallery
Portrait of Dr. Bhau Daji Lad
Miniature bust replicas of Indian men
Marble Sculpture of Sir Frank N. Souter
Entry fee information
employees (with valid ID card), MCGM school children, Press, NGOs, visitors with disabilities
Nearest Station: Byculla