Museums in Milan

Milan Museums

Museo Nazionale della Scienza e dellaTecnologia

Named after Leonardo da Vinci this technical museum exhibits about 40.000 sqm more than 15.000 objects of all technical interests: ships, aircrafts, cars, radios, early mechanic machines such as a calculating machine designed by Blaise Pascal or early sound and musical machines.

Address: Via San Vittore 21, 20123 Milano
Opening Hours: wed - fri from 9.30 to 17.00. Sat & sun from 9.30 to 18.30
Tel: 0039-02-485551

Museo del Duomo

Situated in the Palazzo Reale next to the cathedral you will find here several masterpieces of art and craftworks, that still belong to the huge cathedral treasure. The exhibited objects (mass requisites, drawings, sculptures etc.) are like a window to religious life during the times, from the late Gothic age till today.

Address: Piazza Duomo 14 - Palazzo Reale, 20122 Milano
Tel: 0039-02-860358
Opening Hours: every day from 9.30 - 12.30 and from 15.00 - 18.00

Museo Poldi Pezzoli

Founded in 1881 this museum is located in the heart of Milan in the former palazzo of Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli, whose art collection formed the basis of the recent museum (Tel. 0039-02-794889, 796334 or fax 8690788). Here you will find antiquities and paintings, furniture and sculpture. Some of the most famous art objects are pieces by Piero della Francesca, Botticelli, Pollaiolo, Mantegna, Boltraffio, Fra Galgario, Ceruti, Guardi, Canaletto and Tiepolo.

Address: Via Manzoni 12, I - 20121 Milano
Opening Hours: wed - sun from 10.00 to 18.00

Pinacoteca di Brera

This extraordinary museum hosts more than 400 real masterpieces and documents of Lombardian and Italian paintings - from the 14th century till today. Watch for example the "Cristo Morto" by Mantegna, the "Pietà" by Giovanni Bellini, the "Sposalizio della Vergine" by Raffaello, the "Pala Montefeltro" by Piero della Francesca, the "Cristo alla Colonna" by Bramante , the "Ritrovamento del corpo di S. Marco" by Tintoretto or the most famous "Cena in Emaus" by Caravaggio.

Address: Via Brera 28, I - 20121 Milano
Opening Hours: wed - sun from 8.30 to 19.30

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