On this page visitors may find the complete list of museums and art galleries in Milan, Italy. There are numerous museums and art galleries that cover everything from Renaissance art, Italian design to history, religious art, technology, natural science, archeology, history of Italy and Milan etc. The choice of which museum to visit can be difficult, since the number of collections is quite overwhelming.
National museum of Science and Technology or in Italian Museo Nazionalle della Scienza e della Technologia is a very interesting museum in Milan that everyone that enjoys science and technology should visit. Some 15,000 exhibition pieces, among which you can find 130 Leonardo da Vinci’s models, 11 airplanes, even a submarine, and all of this is located in a building that was a 16th century monastery.
The Gallery of Modern Art in Milan is located in a beautiful villa which was even once the residence of Napoleon. The beauty of this building can completely be enjoyed only from the nearby park, which is probably the reason why this art gallery stays hidden to tourists even today. Inside the building visitors will have the chance to enjoy numerous art pieces of Antonio Canova, Francesco Hayez, Andrea Appiani etc.
Morando building hosts the Museum of Fashion, where precious collections of textiles, clothing and accessories are exposed along with paintings, sculptures and prints that illustrate the cityscapes of Milan between the 16th and 19th century. In addition, there are temporary exhibitions organized, commonly dedicated to fashion design and photography.
The Museum of Natural History in Milan or in Italian Museo di Storia Naturale is a very large museum. On more than 5,500 square meters thousands of specimens of plants, animals, minerals, fossils are exhibited. We can easily say that the entire natural world is presented here.
The Archeological Museum in Milan is an inspiring place for anyone interested in archeology and history. Here, you can see the only two towers in the city from the Roman period and in general the best preserved remains of the Ancient Rome. Right next to the Archeological Museum in Milan there is a beautiful Church Of St Maurizio.