Museums in Milan

Milan has a multitude of museums and galleries to view classical art, contemporary art and modern design.

Museo del Novecento 900 (Photo above)

Palazzo dell’Arengario
Via Marconi, 1 (Piazza Duomo)
20122 Milano

Contemporary art from 1900 on. A collection of significant donations by both artists and citizens, who left their art collections to the Civic Museums. The various collections are now housed in Museo dell Novecento. The museum itself is a work of architectural art, a zig-zag spiral of rooms and exhibition halls. The top floor restuarant Giacomo Arengarioin with it’s beautiful art deco style,  has a lovely balcony and view of the Piazza Duomo.


Museo Della Fabbrica Del Duomo (Contruction of the Duomo)

Piazza del Duomo, 14, Milan, Italy
Tel. +39 02 86 03 58‎

 


Museo Castello Sforzesco (Sforza Castle)
Civico Museo Archeologico Sezioni Preistorica ed Egizia (Prehistoric and Egyptian)
Piazza Castello, Milan, Italy
Tel. +39 0262083931
http://www.milanocastello.it/intro.html

The Castle was named after Francesco Sforza, who transformed it into a ducal residence in 1450. But its origins date back to the second half of the 14th century, at the time of Galeazzo II Visconti.
At the castle museum you can see Michelangelo Buonarroti’s unfinsihed, Pietà Rondanini, the last work he was working on before his death. In the lower levels of the castle you can visit the prehistoric and Egyptian museum of works found during building as well as Egyptian works acquired by excavation of Achille Vogliano, Italian archiologist.


Museo Nazionale Della Scienza e Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinici
Leonardo da Vinici Museum of Science and Technology, National Museum)
Via San Vittore, 21 Milan Italy
Tel. +39 02 48 55 51
Italy’s largest science and technology museum. You can visit the collections, do activities in the interactive laboratories, take part in theatre activities and much, much more.

Fondazione (Foundation) Antonio Mazzotta
Foro Bonaparte, 50, Milan, Italy
Tel. +39 02 878 380‎

Contempory art gallery with permanent and temporary collections.


La Triennale di Milano
Viale Alemagna, 6 Milan, Italy
Tel. +39 02 72 43 41

Modern design museum with permanent and temporary collections. Furniture, cars, household appliances, and graphic design.


Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro
Via Enrico Stendhal, 36, Milan, Italy
Tel. +39 02 8907 5394‎

Contempory art gallery with permanent and temporary collections.


Brera Picture Gallery (Pinacoteca di Brera)
Via Brera, 28, Milan, Italy
Tel. +39 02 722631

Italian masterpieces from the XIV to the XX century such as: Raphael’s “Marriage of the Virgin”; Giovanni Bellini’s “Pietà”; Caravaggio’s “Supper at Emmaus”; and Bramante’s “Christ at the Column”.
There are six new halls dedicated to Italian paintings between XIII and XVI century; there is a collection of metaphysical paintings, and there is also the Maria and Emilio Jesi collection, which has been donated to the gallery.


Leonardo da Vinci’s “Last Supper” a.k.a. Il Cenacolo Vinciano
Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, Milan, Italy
Tel +39 02 89421146

To view the Last Supper, you need a reservation

To make a booking call: +39.02.8942.1146
Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m to 6.00 p.m
and on Saturday from 9.00 a.m to 2.00 p.m
The Call Center is closed on public holidays and during the festive season.
Bookings are essential.

Book in advance, sometimes 3-5 weeks are necessary.

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La Scala Opera (Teatro alla Scala)
Via Filodrammatici 2, Milan, Italy
Tel+ 39 02 88 791
museoteatrale@teatroallascala.org

Costumes, set design, instruments, portraits and poster art of this world-renowned opera house built in 1778.


Monumental Cemetery
Piazzale Cimitero Monumentale, 1 Milan, Italy
Tel. +39 02 6599938

Carlo Maciachini built the Monumental Cemetery between 1863 and 1866 at Porta Volta. The numerous monuments are made by a multitude of artists such as Giacomo Manzù, Luca Beltreami, Pietro Cascella, Mosè Bianchi, Francesco Messina, Medardo Rosso, Adolfo Wildt, Vincenzo Vela and Ettore Ximenes. Important citizens are buried here, such as Alessandro Manzoni, Pietro Mascagni, Arrigo Boito, Francesco Hayez, Carlo Forlanini, Maria Callas, Eugenio Montale, Elio Vittoriani, the General Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa and many others.


The Municipal Archaeological Museum
Corso Magenta, 15 Milan, Italy
Tel. +39 02 86450011

It contains Greek, Italiot and Etruscan bronzes and pottery. One section is dedicated to the Roman Period in Milan. Another one is dedicated to recent excavations, and their relics, made in Palestine. There is also a interesting ancient coin collection.


 

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