One of the best ways to appreciate the rich cultural heritage of Mumbai is through its Museums. We have handpicked a few fascinating museums of Mumbai which will be brought alive by our cultural evangelist accompanying you. The highlights include a visit to Mumbai’s premier Art and History Museum, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya formerly the Prince of Wales Museum, the unique Monetary Museum of Reserve Bank of India, Gandhi Museum dedicated to the father of the nation and Bhau Daji Lad, Mumbai’s oldest Museum.
This is an all-inclusive trip where we take care of transport, lunch, activities and the services of a full-time tour guide.
8AM-Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya or the Prince of Wales Museum is housed in a magnificent heritage building which was earlier used as a military hospital for the Children’s Welfare Exhibitions during the first world war. The Museum was built in order to commemorate the visit of King George V to Mumbai. We will show you a treasure trove of ancient Indian art, sculpture, archeological artifacts and weapons. The highlight of this visit will be a collection of rare miniature paintings from different parts of India.
1030AM-Monetary Museum of RBI
We head to a unique Museum run by the Reserve Bank of India. The Monetary Museum is a Money Museum with over 10000 coins and currency notes of India from different periods of time! In this visit we also learn how to spot counterfeit currency. Before we leave this Museum, we would have undertaken a journey through history of Indian money from the period of barter to modern bank credit cards.
Noon- Gandhi Museum
We visit Mani Bhavan which used to be the residence of Mahatma Gandhi in Mumbai from 1917-1934. This house played its part in India’s Independence Movement and the World’s first non-violent freedom struggle. Satyagraha or Non violence, Civil disobedience, Swadeshi & Khadi (buy Indian) and Hindu-Muslim unity were some of the crucial freedom campaigns Gandhiji launched from this house.
230PM-Bhau Daji Lad Museum
Bhau Daji Lad is Mumbai’s oldest museum and showcases the city’s cultural heritage and history through Arts and Crafts of various communities of the region. A collection of miniature clay models, maps, photographs, and books captures the life of people of Mumbai as well as the city’s history over the last 300 years.
4PM- Tour ends after we drop you back to your hotel
- Transport- Car
- Pick up and drop
- Full time guide
- All entrance charges