Top Museums in Milan

Palazzo Reale in Milan

Palazzo Reale

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The Palazzo Reale in Milan, a former royal palace with its large halls, refined furnishings and sweeping staircase, is today an important exhibition venue and cultural centre. With a space of 7,000 square metres, it regularly displays modern and contemporary art works including many famous … [read more]

Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper (1498)

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper

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Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper (in Italian Il Cenacolo) requires very little introduction since it is one of the most famous works of art in the world, made even more famous by Dan Brown’s novel The Da Vinci Code. The mural painting is located in … [read more]

Pinacoteca di Brera Milan

Pinacoteca di Brera

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The Pinacoteca di Brera (Brera Art Gallery) houses one of the main art collections of Renaissance art in Italy with over 500 works dating from the 14th- 20th century. Opened to the public in 1809, it is situated in a beautiful 17th century building alongside … [read more]

Pinacoteca Ambrosiana Milan

Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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One of the oldest cultural institutions in Milan and founded in 1618 by Cardinal Federico Borromeo, the Ambrosiana Gallery houses a permanent collection of fine paintings, sculptures, etchings and drawings donated by Borromeo himself. Adjoining the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, a historic library in Milan containing works … [read more]

Museo delle Culture – MUDEC, Milan

Museo delle Culture – MUDEC

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Museo delle Culture (Museum of Cultures), or MUDEC, is the latest addition to the museum landscape of Milan. It is a centre dedicated to interdisciplinary research on the cultures of the world, and focuses on the relationship of these cultures with the city of Milan. … [read more]

Armani Silos

Armani Silos

Silos is Giorgio Armani’s own museum, dedicated to his fashion designs of the last 40 years, displaying around 600 of his works. The museum is located in the fashionable Tortona area in Milan, in a renovated building that was constructed in 1950 as a granary … [read more]

Castello Sforzesco Milan

Castello Sforzesco Museums

The Castello Sforzesco houses a collection of small museums, which are all accessible with the same ticket and will keep you occupied for quite some time: Antique Furniture & Wooden Sculpture Museum Applied Arts Collection Archaeological Museum (with Egyptian and Prehistoric sections) Museum of Ancient … [read more]

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Top Exhibitions in Milan

Keith Haring, Untitled (1981)

Keith Haring: About Art

The exhibition Keith Haring: About Art at Palazzo Reale in Milan gives an overview of the career and works of the American artist and social activist whose visual language has become globally recognised. On display are 110 works from public and private collections from Europe, … [read more]

Édouard Manet, The Café Concert (1878)

Manet and Modern Paris

Palazzo Reale in Milan presents the exhibition Manet and Modern Paris (Manet e la Paragi Moderna) with one hundred paintings, drawings and prints by Édouard Manet and his contemporaries coming from the collection of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. The exhibition focuses on Manet’s observations … [read more]

Wassily Kandinsky, St. George And The Dragon (1915)

Kandinsky, Knight Errant

MUDEC in Milan presents the exhibition Kandinsky, Knight Errant (Il Cavaliere Errante), with works from the collections of the most important Russian museums. The title of the exhibition, Knight Errant, refers to the figure of medieval literature who wanders the land in search of adventures … [read more]

Giganotosaurus carolinii

Dinosaurs, Giants from Argentina

The exhibition Dinosaurs, Giants from Argentina (Dinosauri, Giganti dall’Argentina) hosted by MUDEC in Milan traces the entire evolutionary journey of the dinosaurs, from their origins until their extinction 65 million years ago. On display unique artefacts from the scientific collections of some of the most … [read more]

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