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MILAN MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES


A selection of the most interesting museums in Milan to visit:

LAST SUPPER
cenacolo

Between 1495 and 1498, Leonardo da Vinci painted the entire wall of the refectory of the Dominican monastery of Santa Maria delle Grazie The Last Supper, one of the most celebrated masterpieces of history.
A restoration that lasted twenty years and concluded recently brought to light this work of art, ending quell'implacabile decay that was shrinking at a spot shapeless colors faded.


LA SCALA THEATRE MUSEUM
scala

Founded in 1913, this interesting museum displays various collections of costumes and stage sets of great historical and artistic value. Some rooms are devoted to the architecture of the Teatro La Scala and the life of the famous composer Giuseppe Verdi, while others contain ancient musical instruments, curtains and costumes that belonged to famous artists like Maria Callas and Rudolf Nureyev.


PINACOTECA DI BRERA
pinacoteca di brera

Established in 1809 by order of Napoleon Bonaparte, the Pinacoteca di Brera to attract a large number of works of art "confiscated" from churches and monasteries across Europe. The works can be seen ranging from the fourteenth to the twentieth century, with masterpieces, among others, by Piero della Francesca (Pala di Urbino), Raffaello (Marriage of the Virgin), Mantegna (Dead Christ), the Bramante, Caravaggio. In the courtyard overlooking a beautiful carved statue of Napoleon by Canova.


MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
scienza

Recently restored and housed in a former monastery, this interesting museum dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci is one of the most interesting museums in the world of science. 40,000 square feet of exhibits from astronomy to computers.
Not to be missed are the models and machines built on the designs of the great Tuscan genius.


THREE-YEAR
triennale

And 'the temple of Italian design.
The great halls of the Palazzo dell'Arte designed by architect Muzio in the '30s, made even more functional by the recent revised by Game Aulenti and Michele De Lucchi welcome the Permanent Collection of Italian Design (Design Museum), the Galleria dell 'Architecture, home of temporary exhibitions, the Coffee Design, which houses temporary exhibitions, the Art book, well-stocked library of design books and other spaces dedicated to international events and catering.