Textile Museum in Mumbai

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will start building the city’s first textile museum at the defunct United Mill compound in Kalachowki in Chinchpokli in February.

BMC, held a pre-bid meeting for the first phase of the museum. The museum — which will document, archive and represent Mumbai’s textile legacy — will be spread over 16.3 acres of land. 14 acres will be used for construction and the rest for beautification.

Textile Museum in Mumbai

The first phase consists of landscaping around a lake inside the compound, an amphitheatre, a seating area overlooking the lake and a cafeteria.

This is estimated to cost the civic body around Rs6.6 crore.