Castello Sforzesco Milan
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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 Art
  • Museum of Musical Instruments
  • Pinacoteca (Picture Gallery)

Highlights of the collection are Michelangelo’s last sculpture, on which he was working until days before his death, la¬†Rondanini Piet√†, and the masterpieces in the Pinacoteca by Mantegna, Canaletto and Tintoretto.

The Castello Sforzesco itself is an imposing building, situated at the edge of the beautiful Parco Sempione and easily reachable by foot from the Piazza Duomo by following Via Dante. The origins of the castle date back as far as 1450, but the turbulent history of Milan has made sure that many alterations have been made during its existence.


Make your visit more enjoyable and buy your ticket online. That way you avoid the queues and are certain of your visit.

Practical Information

Piazza Castello 3, Milan, Italy
Opening Times
Monday Closed
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30
Thursday 09:00 - 17:30
Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Saturday 09:00 - 17:30
Sunday 09:00 - 17:30

Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.

Closed on 25 December, 1 January, 1 May, Easter Monday

How To Get There

Metro : Red line (1) station: Cardorna or Cairoli, Green line (2) station: Cadorna or Lanza

Tram : 1, 4 (stop: Cairoli) 2, 12, 14 (stop: Lanza)

Bus : 58, 59 (stop: Cadorna) 50, 57, 61 (stop: Cairoli)

Bike rental BikeMi station : 04 - Lanza, 34 - Cairoli, 84 - via Paleocapa, 94 - Cadorna

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