The Civic museums offer a rich and varied heritage of great artistic and historical value accessible to all: visitors can follow centuries of art and culture, from the finds in the Archaeological Museum to the artworks of the Museo del Novecento, from dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum to the tanks in the Civic Aquarium, plus, buildings that house the historical collections, the Villa Reale with GAM - Modern Art Gallery and all the museums housed in the Castello Sforzesco.

Museo del Novecento

Contemporary art and a breathtaking view are two of the reasons you must visit the Museo del Novecento in Piazza Duomo. About 400 works of art are on display including paintings, sculptures and installations, spanning from the work by Pellizza da Volpedo it moves through futurism till the artists of the second half of the XX century. Not to be missed the Sala Fontana, its breathtaking view on the Cathedral and the big neon hanging from the ceiling.

GAM - Galleria d'Arte Moderna

The Gallery of Modern Art (GAM) in Milano is one of the most beautiful museums in the city thanks to the villa in which it is housed, the garden that surrounds it and the stunning art collection. The Gallery of Modern Art collections boasts a series of masterpieces: Canova, Renoir, Van Gogh, Manet, Fattori and Segantini, Morandi, Sironi, De Pisis and Modigliani, Picasso and Matisse.

Castello Sforzesco Museums

Art gallery, Museum of Michelangelo's Pietà Rondanini, Museum of Decorative Arts, Museum of Furniture and Wooden Sculptures, Museum of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Collections, Museum of Ancient Art, Museum of Musical Instruments

(Egyptian Museum closed until June 2021 for refurbishments)

Archaeological Museum

The Archaeological Museum offers you the possibility to explore ancient history in a unique architectural environment, the former convent of the Monastero Maggiore of San Maurizio, founded in the eighth century AD, where traces of the history of ancient Milano can still be seen. The collections are displayed in different rooms depending on the culture of origin.

Palazzo Moriggia | Museo del Risorgimento

The objects in the museum illustrate the history of the “Risorgimento”, Italy’s struggle for independence. Battles, personalities and fashion from that historical period are brought to life in the 16 halls of Palazzo Moriggia. Exhibits include portraits of Garibaldi, Napoleon’s gown, and other Garibaldi relics (he was known as the “Hero of the Two Worlds”), such as a red shirt and his poncho.

Palazzo Morando | Costume Moda Immagine

In the Palazzo not only are on show an important collection of fabrics, garments and accessories, but it is possible to experiment with and study fashion in all its forms. It is an informative and emotive space where, in over 2000 sq.mts. of floor space, one can admire historical works of art, evaluate the image of the present and construct ideas for the future.

Boschi Di Stefano house museum

Studio Museo Francesco Messina

MUDEC - The Museum of Cultures

MUDEC - the Museum of Cultures - is an interdisciplinary centre dedicated to the various testimonies and cultures of the world. The new space is characterised by an open plan organic central hall which generates an internal courtyard, a covered piazza that is a meeting place between cultures and the community.

Museo Civico di Storia Naturale

Dinosaurs, minerals, plants, molluscs or big animals. If science is your passion or if you want to discover the history of the evolution of men and the earth, Museo Civico di Storia Naturale is the place for you. One of the not to be missed Museo di Storia Naturale spaces is the hall dedicated to dinosaurs, with life-sized replicas.

Civic Aquarium