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.
The Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna (GAM) is housed in Villa Reale near giardini Indro Montanelli close to Porta Venezia. It exhibits masterpieces dating back to 19th-20th century and the Marino Marini museum, established in 1973 and containing artworks chosen by Marini himself.
The Museo Civico del Risorgimento is housed in Palazzo Moriggia in Via Borgonovo and it exhibits relics, documents, paintings and prints depicting the history of Italy from the end of the 18th century to Rome’s annexation to the Italian reign. The museum is organized in chronological order throughout 17 rooms, two being used for temporary exhibitions.
The Palazzo Litta located in corso Magenta 24 is an important Rococo building designed by architect Francesco Maria Richini. In the courtyard named Cortile dell’Orologio, the seat of many outdoor activities, there’s the entrance of the theatre with a large foyer and an elegant café.