Victoria & Albert
Adjoining the Victoria Gardens, this museum built in the Greco-Roman style houses archaeological finds, maps and photographs depicting the history of Mumbai.
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.
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 museum.
Photographs of old Bombay and European bric-a-brac; wonderful Armour and garishly colored 'fruit' models are also displayed in the museum.