The center offers interactive exhibits that help children decipher and understand the mysteries of science. There is also an outdoor science park that gives kids a chance to understand science through games. The center organizes programs, science expositions, creative science workshops, film festivals and a science drama festival on a regular basis. It houses a terrific bookstall called Third Wave that sells great scientific toys and books.
Easily Mumbai's most popular landmark, this yellow basalt arch was built to commemorate the visit of King George V in 1911. Designed by George Wittet, this imposing structure overlooking the Arabian Sea, was opened to the public in 1924 and since then it's been on every tourist itinerary besides being a favorite meeting point for the locals. Many launches depart from here for short joyrides around the harbor or for longer ones to the Elephanta Caves. Touts, balloon sellers, photographers, peanut vendors roam around the place to give it a unique buzz.
Formerly known as Borivali National Park, this 110 sq. km protected area on the northern outskirts of Mumbai, provides a fresh breath to this congested megapolis. Originally planned as a wildlife retreat outside Mumbai, most of its area still remains wild but breathtakingly beautiful. It is filled with dense forests and picturesque lakes. The highlights of the Park are the several animal species like the Hyena, four-horned antelope, panther, deer, leopard along with plenty of fauna, making it a birdwatcher's paradise with over 274 species. You can enjoy the Lion Safari park inside or take a ride on the toy train.
Formerly known as The Prince of Wales Museum, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, besides being a mouthful, is a Mumbai landmark situated between the historic areas of Colaba and Fort. Completed in 1914-1915 to commemorate the first visit of King George V to India, the museum was however open to the public only in 1922. Designed by George Wittet and John Begg, who also have designed the G.P.O. (1913) and the Gateway of India(1924) to their credit, this Mumbai museum stands proud in the midst of a beautiful lush garden. The extensive collection includes miniature paintings, decorative arts, sculptures in various media, weaponry and rare pieces from Elephanta and the Indus Valley. Other museums in Mumbai worth visiting are Mani Bhavan (Gandhi Museum), Bhau Daji Lad Museum (Mumbai's oldest), the BEST Transport Museum and FD Alpaiwala Museum.
Also called the Queen's Necklace (a romanticized perception of the streetlights), Marine Drive was built in 1920 on reclaimed land from the back bay. The five kilometer-long sweeping curve runs along the shoreline of the Arabian Sea from Nariman Point, and takes one past N.C.P.A, Marine Plaza, Not Just Jazz By The Bay and Pizzeria, InterContinental Marine Drive, Wankhede Stadium and Art Deco buildings till you reach Taraporewala Aquarium, Bachelors Juice House, the Gothic Wilson College, to the foot of Malabar Hill. Couples are found perched all along, like birds on a wire, oblivious to the joggers and dog walkers, peanut sellers and hawkers.
Blue Frog nightclub is also a music production house as the creators of this place believe that music culture should not conform to just one national or artistic style. It has a sound lab with advanced audio technology. The night club encourages artists to create their own sound and develop it internationally. The Blue Frog plays amazing live music from the country and abroad. It has a well stocked bar and offers yummy grub.