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.


The Museum welcomes families with a range of activities designed for visitors of different ages and interests.

What’s On

Workshop: People called Mumbai!

APR 28, 2018      11 am - 1.30 pm

In collaboration with Funokplease & The People Place ProjectThe People Place Project

Join the summer fun at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum! April - May 2018

Who built the city of Mumbai? Why is it called the 'City of Dreams'? How did Mumbai become such a busy city?

Explore the story of Mumbai through its people and their occupations through history in this fun creative writing workshop!

In this workshop the children will participate in an interactive discussion about Mumbai. This will be followed by a tour of the clay models in the Museum's collection that gives an idea about the lifestyle of Mumbai in the 19th and 20th centuries. Inspired by these clay models and discussion, the participants will be encouraged to write or illustrate a story about how they perceive the city today!

The workshop will be conducted by the author of the book 'People Called Mumbai' (children's edition) by Vinitha Ramchandani.

Charges: Rs 300 per head, inclusive of Museum entry ticket for the participants + author signed copy of the book 'People Called Mumbai'!

Age group: 8 to 12 year olds

Venue: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum

Prior registration is must. Registration via BookMyShow.

Workshop begins with a tour of the exhibition, Beyond Transnationalism: The Legacy of Post Independent Art from South Asia, curated by Arshiya Lokhandwala, on view till 19 June, 2018

Free and open for all age groups. Workshop is free of cost, all materials provided. Museum entry ticket applies.

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