Who said nothing is free in Milano?  Here is a list of 10 things you can do without opening your wallet.

1. Visit the Municipal Museums

Every first and third Tuesday of the month from 14:00 PM you are allowed free entry to all Milano’s Municipal Museums.

2. Discover Milano’s Churches

With the exception of Duomo, all city churches and most of the works of art housed within can be visited without a ticket.

3. Discover two House Museums

Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano and Museo Studio Francesco Messina offer free admission during  opening hours.

4. Admire the Monumental Cemetery

Cimitero Monumentale is an authentic open-air museum, freely accessible every day. It regularly hosts readings, concerts and organized tours.

5. Meet Extra European Cultures at Mudec

MUDEC - Museum of Cultures houses an extensive collection of world culture finds, from Central America to the Far East, and entrance is free every day.

6. Visit the abbeys of Milano and its hinterland

Strada delle Abbazie (the Abbey Itinerary) will take you to Milano's southern belt and the Abbeys and monastic complexes of Chiaravalle, Viboldone, Mirasole and Morimondo. All are open free of charge and offer guided tours on special occasions.

7. Have a Stroll in the City Parks

There are over 50 parks, green zones and gardens in Milano, and these are ideal for a relaxing break in nature.

8. Hunt for Street Art around the city

Milano Street Art could surprise you around any corner, in the city centre and in the neighboroods alike. Street art hunting is free and alllows you to discover unespected places in the city. You may like:

9. Meet a Contemporary Artist at Hangar Bicocca

Just as PAC - Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea and Fondazione Prada, Hangar Bicocca hosts great contemporary art in its exhibition rooms, but offers free admission.

10. Discover the Botanical Garden and the Astronomical Museum

A stone’s throw from Brera Art Gallery, Palazzo Brera encloses an evocative eighteenth-century Botanical Garden and an Astronomical Museum. Both are open to the public for free.