Milan is a city full of art and museums. In this section you can find a selection of the most important places that hold these treasures of inestimable value. For each of them you can find major informations as possible cost, opening times, location and more.
The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is located in the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan. The painting represents the scene of The Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples, as it is told in John’s Gospel, when Jesus announced that one of them would betray him.
Bagatti Valsecchi Museum is located inside Bagatti Valsecchi building, in the heart of Milan. It is one of the most important home museums of Europe and the Renaissance style objects reproduce a nineteenth century environment.
The Pinacoteca di Brera, housed in the Palazzo di Brera in Brera neighbourhood, was founded in 1776 and contains many important artworks and paintings such as Giovanni Bellini’s Madonna con Bambino, Raffaello’s Sposalizio della Vergine and Bramantino’s Crocifissione.
The museum of the Duomo is housed in Palazzo Reale and is divided into 26 exhibition rooms that show in chronological order the phases of the construction of the cathedral of Milan.
The Museum of Twentieth Century is a museum located in the Arengario palace, which exhibits 20th century Italian artworks and the collections of the old Civico Museo d’Arte Contemporanea. The terrace overlooking Piazza Duomo is breath-taking.
The Museo Diocesano is located within the convent complex annexed to Sant'Eustorgio in Porta Ticinese, it safeguards and patronizes the artistic goods belonging to the Ambrosian Diocese such as masterpieces by Bernardo Luini, Marco d’Oggiono, Bergognone, Tintoretto and Procaccini.
The seat of the Civic Aquarium of Milano is an art nouveau-style building close to Parco Sempione’s enclosure, next to Arena Civica. It was established on the occasion of Milan World’s fair in 1906, and nowadays it consists of ten fish-tanks with a lot of different species.