Bombay Natural History Society in Mumbai

Bombay Natural History Society Overview

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Founded on 15th September 1883, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) is one of the largest conservation and biodiversity research centres in India. Located in the Fort area of Mumbai city, this conservation and research centre is among the nation's biggest non-government organisations.

This place is a treat for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. They can participate in a number of activities like debates on issues of conservation of nature as well as biodiversity. It is Mumbai's finest place to indulge in exciting one day programmes like birding, nature walk and trail. National and international camps are organised at popular wildlife destinations that include national parks, sanctuaries and forests. Various workshops and training programmes pertaining to subjects of natural concern, such as Herpetology and Ornithology, are also conducted by BNHS.

The society houses one of India's oldest and largest libraries on Natural History. The collection of preserved fauna at BNHS is equally rich and boasts of more than 29000 common and rare species of birds. Dining facilities are organised for visitors, on providing prior information. From avian and aquatic to terrestrial and amphibious – admire the gifts of Mother Nature at Bombay Natural History Society!

  • Photo Opp

    BNHS offers various opportunities to revel in photography. Camps and trails organised by the society expose you to picturesque vistas, compelling you to click pictures. The collection of rare species of flora and fauna at BNHS also demand snapshots.
  • For Kids

    Be it the rich collection of books at the library or exotic varieties of flora and fauna, everything about this place bounds you to bring your kids along. From camping to being acquainted with vivid species of plants, birds and animals – there are plenty of stimulants for the young visitors. A perfect amalgamation of education and fun - BNHS is truly the ideal place for kids to be!

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Location

Colaba Causeway, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, 400001, Maharashtra