Teatro alla Scala - Milan
Teatro alla Scala - Milan

Museo Teatrale alla Scala

Good To Know

The Museo Teatrale alla Scala (Scala Theatre Museum) is located inside the famous Teatro alla Scala opera house, one of the leading opera and ballet theatres in the world. The museum covers Italian theatrical history in general, as well as the history of the opera house itself.

The collection features objects such as costumes, set designs, musical instruments (including a piano once belonging to Liszt) and paintings of actors and musicians. The Biblioteca Livia Simoni, the museum’s library, contains over 140,000 works on opera and ballet, including librettos, magazines and the correspondence of musicians, actors and dancers.

If there are no rehearsals or performances ongoing, then the inside of the Teatro alla Scala can be admired from the boxes.


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 Scala, Milan, Italy
+39 02 8879 2473
Opening Times

The museum is closed during lunchtime from 12:30 to 13:30

Monday 09:00 - 17:30
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
How To Get There

Metro : Red line (1) station: Duomo or Yellow line (3) station: Montenapoleone

Tram : 1 stop: Teatro alla Scala

Bike rental BikeMi station : 100 - Palazzo Marino

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