Friends of the Museum

Free Public Tours

Explore the Museum with the
curatorial team every weekend.

Time: Saturday and Sunday
11:30 am English Tour
12:30 pm Hindi/Marathi Tour
Open to all.
Museum ticket applicable.
Closed on Wednesdays.

Friends of the Museum   

   Membership Form: Download as PDF

We invite you to become a part of an institution that is integral to Mumbai city by joining or gifting the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad’s Friends of the Museum programme. This programme supports the Museum’s vital activities in the fields of education, outreach, conservation, publication and research.

Friends of the Museum have the opportunity to experience the Museum in a unique and special way with exclusive member benefits that include unlimited free admission, private tours, discounts at the Museum shop, and much more. Enjoy the privileges, enhance your experience and promote the future development of the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum by signing up for a membership category that is suitable for you.


Individual Membership – Silver Category

1 Year = Rs. 1,000/- 3 Years = Rs. 2,500/- Read More   

  • Unlimited free admission to the Museum.
  • Introductory gift
  • 10% discount on Museum’s merchandise of the Museum Shop.
  • Introductory guided tour of the Museum OR one behind the scenes tour of the Museum’s Conservation facilities and an interaction with the conservators.*
  • Access to priority seating to our workshops and public lectures with prior intimation.
  • nvitation to our exhibition openings and special events.

  • *for the cardholder plus three guests with prior booking.


Individual Membership - Gold Category

1 Year = Rs. 3,000/- 3 Years = Rs. 8,000/- Read More   

  • Unlimited free admission to the Museum for the card holder. Free admission to the Museum for a plus one guest twice during each year.
  • Introductory gift
  • 10% discount on Museum’s merchandise of the Museum Shop.
  • 10% discount on all charged workshops at the Museum twice a year.
  • Introductory guided tour of the Museum.*
  • One behind the scenes tour of the Museum’s Conservation facilities and an interaction with the conservators.*
  • One behind the scenes tour of the Museum’s Conservation facilities and an interaction with the conservators.*
  • Invites to exclusive events such as exhibition openings, interactions with the artist and curator, seminars, workshops, etc.

  • *for the cardholder plus three guests with prior booking.


Family Membership - Silver Category

1 Year = Rs. 2,500/- 3 Years = Rs. 6,500/- Read More   


Family membership can be taken for up to four members in a family. Benefits listed here are available only to the card holders within the family.

  • Unlimited free admission to the Museum for the family members.
  • 10% discount on Museum’s merchandise of the Museum Shop.
  • Introductory guided tour of the Museum OR one free behind the scenes tour of the Museum’s Conservation facilities and an interaction with the conservators.
  • One summer workshop free for the entire family


Family Membership - Gold Category

1 Year = Rs. 7,500/- 3 Years = Rs. 20,000/- Read More   


Family membership can be taken for up to four members in a family. Benefits listed here are available only to the card holders within the family.

  • Unlimited free admission to the Museum for the family members.
  • Introductory guided tour of the Museum.
  • One behind the scenes tour of the Museum’s Conservation facilities and an interaction with our conservators.
  • Any two workshops available for free for the family each year.
  • 10% discount on charged workshops at the Museum twice a year.
  • 10% discount on Museum’s merchandise of the Museum Shop.
  • 10% discount for one birthday party for age group under 14 years. Booking must be made 1 month in advance.


Concessionary Membership

1 Year = Rs. 500/- 3 Years = Rs. 1,000/- Read More   

  • Senior citizens (for persons aged 60 and above)
  • MCGM employees (with valid ID card)
  • Students between 18 years to 21 years on production of valid institutional ID card

  • Same benefits as Individual Silver category membership but at a discounted rate


Gift Membership


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All categories except the Family Membership are available for gifting.


Donor Membership

 

SILVER CATEGORY: Rs. 5,00,000 – 10,00,000

GOLD CATEGORY: Rs. 10,00,001 – 25,00,000

PLATINUM CATEGORY: Rs. 25,00,001 +

For more details about Donor Memberships, email Cynthia Cardoza at ccardoza@bdlmuseum.org


How To Sign up For Membership

In person: Visit the Museum and fill out the form in person

Website: Download the form from our website and email a soft copy with all required documents to friends@bdlmuseum.org