Love History? 5 Best Museums in Mumbai

Admire Art and Love History? Wish to impart the same values in your children? Then, visit a museum near you and let your little ones explore, understand and connect with the safely kept remains of history. Swing by the areas you know your child will definitely appreciate. Share knowledge about the different exhibits you observe. Here is a list of 5 Best Museums in Mumbai to take your kids.

Best Museums in Mumbai

RBI’s monetary museum 

RBI’s monetary museum is the perfect place to be if you’ve loved collecting coins as a kid and are still fascinated by it. The museum sees a majority of school kids, but anyone is welcome to visit. The first section explains the concept of money and how it evolved from barter to coins. A walk in the museum will help you discover the history of money in India and the world.

Bombay Natural History Society 

BNHS has a vibrant presence at dozens of places across India covering diverse habitats such as forests, grasslands, wetlands, mountains, deserts and marine areas. This includes work in the Global Biodiversity Hotspots such as the Western Ghats and eastern Himalaya. Over 150 scientists and professionals work on and off the field to further the tasks of research, conservation, and nature education.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya is one of the premier cultural institutions in the country. On 14th August 1905, a number of prominent people of Bombay gathered at the Town Hall and resolved to erect a Memorial to the visit of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) in the form of a public Museum which, would be named after him.

Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum 

The Museum has embarked on an ambitious expansion plan, supported by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and private donors, which includes developing a new wing adjoining the Museum Plaza. Facilities will include a Mumbai Modern Gallery, a state of the art Special Exhibitions Gallery to host national and international exhibitions, an auditorium, a learning center, expanded library and archives, a conservation center, staff and visitor amenities like cafes and shops.

Nehru Science Centre 

Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai, through its interactive hands-on exhibits and pioneering educational programmes, has successfully made science accessible to common people who normally do not concern themselves with it. The first interactivity based Science Centre is considered as the forerunner in the history of science popularization in the country.

Read why you must take children to Museums and how a visit can change a child’s whole world! Also, check out these cool online Museums for kids!


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