Veermata Jeejamata Museum, also known as Victoria and Albert Museum is in Mumbai, Maharashtra. This museum is also known as Bhau Daji Lad Museum, as Bhau Daji Lad put all his efforts to establish this museum. The museum has Mumbai city's past item like archaeological finds, maps and photographs.
Rock cut elephants, which was brought by British in 1865 from Elephanta
Island, is preserved here. The surrounding is Botanic Gardens spreading
on an area of 48 acres. Clay models equivalent of firka paintings made
for the British in the 'Company' period-'illustrating' Indian types, and
costumes, and trades and professions; finely wrought silver and copper
ware; votive bronzes to fossils and minerals, delicate ivories to models
of temples made from pith are some of the fine collections of this
Photographs of old Bombay and European bric-a-brac; wonderful Armour
and garishly coloured 'fruit' models are also displayed in the museum.
Closed on: Wednesday
Timings: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
The display Victoria & Albert / Bhau Daji Lad museum displays the archaeological finds, maps and photographs.