Here are all the exhibitions of the summer in Milano.


To consult the list of Museums accessible to the public you can use this link.

Palazzo Reale exhibitions

Palazzo Reale reopened its halls to the public from May 28, on Thursdays to Sundays, according to the following timetable:

  • Thursday: from 11 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday: from 11 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.

Last entry one hour before closing.


Extraordinary opening on August 15 from 11 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.


Reservation - even for free exhibition - is compulsory and tickets must be pre-purchased. It is possible to book up to one hour before the visit, provided that the capacity allowed in each time slot is respected. At the moment it is not possible to book visits for groups. It is recommended to arrive at Palazzo Reale at the time booked, no more than 5 minutes in advance. It is necessary to wear the mask and sanitize your hands with the solutions present to access every area of the Palace. Body temperature will be measured at the entrance.


The exhibitions you can visit are:


  • Georges de la Tour until September 27, reservations at the official link or by phone +39 02 92897755. The audio guide is included in the ticket in the form of a downloadable App from the weekend of May 30 in Apple and Google stores by entering the title of the exhibition.
  • Tutankhamen real experience until August 30, reservations at the official link. The audio guide is included in the ticket and available in sanitized and safe rental mode.

Under the sky of Nut at the Archaeological Museum

From Saturday, May 30 the exhibition "Under the sky of Nut. Divine Egypt" is open to the public at the Archaeological Museum. This event presents elements of contiguity with the exhibition "Tutankhamen RealExperience", staged at Palazzo Reale.


Presenting the ticket of the Archaeological Museum at the ticket offices of Palazzo Reale, and vice versa, you will be entitled to a discount on the ticket respectively. 


"Under the sky of Nut. Divine Egypt", dedicated to the spiritual and conceptual universe of Egyptian civilization, has more than 150 works including bronze, stone and faïence sculptures, votive reliefs, sarcophagi, mummies and elements of the funerary outfit. The selected finds come from the Egyptian collection of the Archaeological Museum of Milano and other important Italian institutions (Egyptian Museum of Turin, National Archaeological Museum of Florence, Civic Archaeological Museum of Bologna, Civic Museum of Antiquities "J.J.Winckelmann" of Trieste, University of Pavia Museum of Archaeology).


Until September 13, 2020 the Museum is open as follows::

Saturday - Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. The last entrance is at 5 p.m.

Access is from Corso Magenta 15 and exit from Via Nirone 7.


Reservation is highly recommended but not compulsory. You can find the reference platform at the link. The entrance remains restricted.

Claude Monet - The immersive experience and Unknowkn - Street Art Exhibition at Teatro degli Arcimboldi

From August, 1st until December 13th, the Teatro degli Arcimboldi will host two interactive exhibitions you can't miss: Claude Monet - The immersive experience and Unknowkn - Street Art Exhibition, in which are exhibited street works that have now entered the collective imagination (one name for all - Banksy).

Memos. A proposito della moda in questo millennio at Museo Poldi Pezzoli

Poldi Pezzoli is open every day in August (except Tuesdays) from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and until September 28 presents the exhibition "Memos. A proposito della moda in questo millennio", which displays beautiful historical dresses in the frame of the masterpieces preserved at the museum. The ticket is offered at a reduced price of 7 € and by purchasing it you can also access the permanent collections.


The exhibition, conceived and curated by Maria Luisa Frisa with arrangements by Judith Clark, is realized in collaboration with Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, with the support of the Ministero degli Affari Esteri and Cooperazione Internazionale, ICE Agenzia and Comune di Milano; featuring Tendercapital.

The PAC | Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea programme

PAC | Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea (Contemporary Art Pavilion) has rescheduled the exhibition calendar by moving to October the inauguration of Tania Bruguera's solo show.


Throughout the summer, from July 2 until September 13, the museum will propose a new version of "Performing PAC. Made of Sound", an exhibition that recounts the interaction between contemporary art and music through video works, archival materials, interventions by artists, critics and curators. The exhibition itinerary develops around the works of 5 artists: Barbara and Ale, Jeremy Deller with Nick Abrahams, Pamela Diamante, Invernomuto and João Onofre.


From Thursday to Sunday at 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Closed: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Free entrance with reservation required.

Leonardo da Vinci Galleries at National Museum of Science and Technology

From July 2, 2020 you can return to visit the Leonardo da Vinci Galleries, the largest exhibition dedicated to the genius of Vinci, accessible at the National Museum of Science and Technology.


You can organize your visit on Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


You can find all the information about the Museum on the official website.

Inge Morath - La vita. La fotografia at Museo Diocesano

From June 19th to November 1st, 2020, the Museo Diocesano Carlo Maria Martini in Milano will host a retrospective exhibition dedicated to the Austrian photographer Inge Morath (Graz, 1923 - New York, 2002), the first woman to be welcomed in the Magnum Photos agency. 


The exhibition, curated by Brigitte Blüml - Kaindl, Kurt Kaindl, and Marco Minuz, consists of 150 original images and documents and retraces the photographer's human and professional journey, from her debut with Arnst Haas and Henri Cartier-Bresson to her collaboration with prestigious magazines such as Picture Post, LIFE, Paris Match, Saturday Evening Post and Vogue. Famous for her meticulous travel reports, which led her to learn 7 languages and to deepen the traditions and culture of each destination country, she portrayed famous people but also the bizarreness of common life.


You can visit Museo Diocesano (entrance from Piazza Sant'Eustorgio) from Monday to Sunday. From July, 6th to August 9th and from August, 22nd to September, 14th the Museo Diocesano exhibitions are open only in the evening, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Discover more on the official website.

In the stages of La Scala - Milanese stories at the Museo Teatrale alla Scala

The exhibition curated by Pier Luigi Pizzi at the Museo Teatrale alla Scala is called "Nei palchi della Scala - Storie milanesi" and reopened to the public again from 20 June to 30 September.


Opening hours are: Tuesday to Sunday 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (last admission 1 p.m.) and 2:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. (last admission 6:30 p.m.). During the break from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. the visiting rooms will be sanitized.

Entrance to the museum is by reservation only.


During these weeks the Management has worked to create the optimal conditions for a visit in total safety. You can find all the information on the official website.

My bed is a garden – Mi cama es un jardín at MUDEC

From Friday, July 3 the MUDEC | The Museum of Cultures presents the exhibition “My bed is a garden Mi cama es un jardín. The fabrics by the women of Mount Quichua (Santiago del Estero, Argentina)”, on the textile production of the Argentine mountain. A documentary, the result of the ethnographic work carried out by MUDEC researchers in July 2019, accompanies the exhibition.


You can visit it until November 8 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (last access at 5 p.m.). Admission is free.

Cesare Colombo. Photographs 1952 - 2012

The anthological exhibition dedicated to 60 years of Milano immortalized by Cesare Colombo's lens has been extended until September 13, 2020. You can visit it at the Castello Sforzesco's Sala Viscontea, from Thursday to Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (last access at 5 p.m.). Free entrance, reservation required at the link.

Fondazione Prada exhibitions

From June 5 Fondazione Prada reopens from Friday to Sunday during the hours 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. with three temporary exhibitions open to the public:

  • The Porcelain Room, curated by Jorge Welsh and Luìsa Vinhais, set up in the Tower, which reconstructs the very refined collections of Chinese porcelain services preserved in 18th century European noble palaces.
  • K, curated by Udo Kittelmann, a tribute to the artwork inspired by Franz Kafka's novel America and created in 1994 by German artist Martin Kippenberger.
  • Storytelling by Liu Ye, exhibition of 35 paintings by the Pekingese painter.

Permanent projects remain closed. You can find all the information you need to visit Fondazione Prada safely on the official website. Online ticket purchase is required to access the exhibitions.

Heimat. A Sense of Belonging at Armani/Silos

Armani/Silos reopened to the public from May 30 - every Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. - with the exhibition Heimat. A Sense of Belonging, dedicated to Peter Lindbergh's work, extended until January 10, 2021. Closed from August, 10th to August, 25th.


The exhibition highlights the unique gaze and unmistakable style of the German photographer through a wide selection of works presented in three sections: The Naked Truth, Heimat and The Modern Heroine, in a journey that goes beyond the idea of fashion photography.

On the upper floors it is still possible to visit the permanent collection of the famous designer Giorgio Armani from 1980 to the present day, while access to the research stations of the digital archive will be on request.


Booking is compulsory and it is recommended to purchase the tickets through the call center at +39 02 91630010 or online, through the website.


The reopening of the exhibition spaces and the bookshop takes all precautionary measures ordered by the competent authorities, such as a distance of 1 meter inside the space and the obligation of masks for visitors and staff. Entrance will be permitted subject to body temperature measurement.

Confluences by Letizia Fornasieri at Acquario Civico

From July 1 at the Acquario Civico (Civic Aquarium) you can visit the exhibition "Confluenze. Letizia Fornasieri", dedicated to the world of aquatic landscapes in Lombardy. 


The exhibition is open until September 20th on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (last admission at 5: p.m.) by purchasing tickets on the booking website of Milano Civic Museums. The cost of admission to the Aquarium is € 5.00 for the full ticket and € 3.00 for the reduced ticket.

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