As it is widely known, Italy is a country which is famous for its history, architecture and art. Every street has its own way of drawing you into the history. Every city has its own mesmerizing buildings and spectacular atmosphere. However, as we are not able to travel, therefore, visit any museums due to travel restrictions, we prepared the perfect article for the ones who don’t want to stop enhancing their culture and knowledge about art and history.
In this article, we will go through Milano, which is the perfect tourist destination for history, art and shopping lovers and its top museums!
So, if you would like to learn about top 5 museums in Milano, this article is just the one for you!
Pinacoteca Di Brera museum is one of the largest exhibition center in Milano. The museum contains a large collection of antique and modern masterpieces of Italian painters. It also provides an exhibition programme starting from the pre-historic era to contemporary art in addition to the masterpieces of 20th century artists. You can see the online collection and photographic library here: https://pinacotecabrera.org/en/collezioni/the-collection-online/
Milano is not all about art and history. It has the amazing things to offer for science and technology lovers as well. This museum, for instance! Being the largest science and technology museum in Italy, it provides a wide range of books and journals on science and technology history, objects, interactive and multimedia exhibits. However, it is now closed due to restrictions and cannot be visited. Yet, you can visit the weekly programme and keep up with the stories related to the museum and items from the archives on the link: https://www.museoscienza.org/en/storieaportechiuse
However, many contents are in Italian. So, If you don’t speak Italian, you can explore the English content on this link: https://www.museoscienza.org/en/storieaportechiuse-english-stories
Here is the Italian treasure of art, history and academy and it is definitely worth to have this place in our top 5 museums in Milano list. It contains masterpieces of 17th, 18th, 19th and early 20th century artists. You can also admire the greatest works such as the Portrait of a Musician by Leonardo da Vinci, The Basket of Fruit by Caravaggio, the cartoon for the School of Athens by Raphael, the Adoration of the Magi by Titian, the Madonna of the Pavilion by Sandro Botticelli and the magnificent Vases of Flowers by Jan Brueghel. There is also a digital library where you can reach many antique manuscripts. You can visit the online collection here: https://www.ambrosiana.it/en/discover/collection/
Here is the perfect museum for modern and contemporary art lovers. Yet, it is closed until January 15. The museum also functions as a place for learning and experiment. It provides guided tours and interactive labs for schools, families and children. You can take a look at the online exhibitions and much more info here: https://www.museodelnovecento.org/en/
We didn’t forget about you, music, opera and theatre lovers! Here is the perfect place for you! In this museum, you can see the exhibitions which are related to opera and theatre. Moreover, you can also see the Ansaldo workshops, where the costumes are made and see the magic happen for yourself! You can visit the latest events and exhibitions here: https://www.museoscala.org/en/events-and-exhibitions/exhibitions/
Now that you read about top 5 museums in Milano, now it is time to explore all these websites one by one and enjoy the art and history of Milano, Italy!
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