Things to do in Milan for art lovers
Milan is a city where you will find many remarkable works of art, so there are many things to do in Milan for art lovers. If you just have a few days in Milan, your main problem may be how to fit them all in! Many visitors come back many times, discovering new treasures on each occasion.
Before you arrive in Milan make sure you order a MilanoCard. As well as enabling you to travel between galleries on public transport for free, this city pass will also bring you reduced or even free entrance to many of Milan’s top artistic attractions.
Five places to visit
• The Cenacolo of Leonardo da Vinci is home to one of the world’s most famous artworks – The Last Supper. Tickets need to be reserved well in advance, but to guarantee your view buy a City Pass and Last Supper Entrance ticket.
• The Milan House Museums, home to private collections of some of Milan’s wealthy families. Get a discount with a City Card or even enter for free.
• The Brera Art Gallery includes paintings by top artists including Caravaggio and Bellini. It is also an important teaching academy.
• The Diocesan Museum of Milan houses precious artworks ranging from the sixth to the nineteenth century. Get a 50% discount on entrance with your City Card.
• Lovers of modern art should head to the Triennale of Milan. This fascinating venue displays the very latest in Italian art and design.
Learn about the techniques
Find out about how the artworks were created by attending the lectures and workshops many museums and galleries offer. Many galleries offer special guided tours to give a greater insight into the artworks and special events for children. Alternatively visit Leonardo3 – The World of Leonardo to use interactive technology to explore how his masterpieces were created.