How to get there by public transport
M1 underground line (Palestro and San Babila), buses 54, 61 and 94.
For more information on ATM public transport, please visit: https://www.atm.it/en/ViaggiaConNoi/Disabili/Pages/ATMperidisabili.aspx
There are 4 parking spaces for disabled pass holders 30 metres from the entrance, in front of the offices of the Milan Institute for the Blind. Cars can also be parked on the blue lines along the road.
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The courtyard of the villa is reached from a broad gateway (320 cm). 20 metres further on, 1 step (h 2 cm) and a double hinged door (each panel 77 cm) lead to the outbuilding. A second hinged door gives access to the garden.
Access to the villa is by 7 consecutive steps (h 16 cm), a double hinged door (each panel 94 cm), 3 more steps (h 17 cm) and a second double hinged door (each panel 94 cm).
The outbuilding contains:
- the information desk (counter height 110 cm)
- the ticket office (counter height 110 cm)
- a bookshop (counter height 110 cm).
The museum staff provide information and assistance.
Only guided tours are available.
The building contains:
- direction signs with arrows and large characters (at least 7 cm), which stand out clearly against the background.
To reach the lift on floor -1 of the villa, go along the outside of the building, go through a gate (132 cm) and go over an inclined ramp (gradient 7%, length 240 cm). Proceed through the garden for around 10 metres, pass through an opening (85 cm) and go over a second inclined ramp (gradient 7%, length 12 m) to reach the secondary entrance to the villa, with a hinged door (115 cm) and mobile inclined ramp (gradient 14%, length 113 cm).
The lift has the following specifications:
- door 80 cm wide, internal space 128x115 cm
- internal pushbutton panel at a height of 120 cm
- no acoustic and visual floor signals on arrival
- emergency alarm bell (h 140 cm).
Built between 1932 and 1935 to a design by the architect Portaluppi, Villa Necchi Campiglio is a sumptuous villa surrounded by a spacious garden with tennis court and swimming pool.
The exhibition space occupies the four internal floors and the garden.
The distribution of the rooms reflects the original designs by the owners and architect. The ground floor, with its prestigious public rooms, houses the Claudia Gian Ferrari Collection of 20th century Italian works. The first floor, which contains the bedrooms, which can be visited.
The spacious top floor (floor 2), which originally contained the servants' quarters, and the semi-basement floor, on which the utility rooms, gym, dressing rooms and projection rooms were located, is used today for temporary exhibitions.
There are three disabled bathrooms.
The first is on floor -1 of the villa, and has the following fittings:
- anteroom with 90 cm wide hinged door
- suspended washbasin (space in front 240 cm)
- bathroom with 80 cm wide sliding door
- floor-standing toilet bowl (space in front 130 cm, to the right 127 cm, to the left 20 cm, handrail on both sides).
The second disabled bathroom is located in the garden, to the right after the ticket office, and has the following fittings:
- bathroom with 83 cm wide hinged door
- suspended washbasin (space in front 100 cm)
- floor-standing toilet bowl (space in front 100 cm, to the right 26 cm, to the left 123 cm, handrail on both sides)
- the bathroom symbols stand out well against the background, are located at eye height, and are medium to large in size.
The third disabled bathroom is located in the bar, and has the following fittings:
- bathroom with 77 cm wide hinged door
- suspended washbasin (space in front 123 cm)
- floor-standing toilet bowl (space in front 125 cm, to the right 80 cm, to the left 150 cm, horizontal handle to the left)
- the symbols in all the bathrooms stand out well against the background, are located at eye height, and are medium to large in size.
The Villa Necchi Cafe, located in the garden, is reached through a gate (132 cm) and an inclined ramp (gradient 7%, length 240 cm). 10 metres further on, a double hinged door (each panel 82 cm wide) leads to the canopied outside area, which is furnished with four-legged round tables (space below 70 cm).
The spacious interior (40 covers) is furnished with four-legged square tables (space below 72 cm). Menus are available for customers with gluten intolerance, vegetarians and vegans.
The emergency evacuation routes are marked. There is a visual and acoustic alarm system.