Castello Sforzesco

Address: Piazza Castello, Milano

GPS: 9.17932108308105, 45.470453557753444

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Location Description

The Sforza Castle alone is well worth a visit, but housed within the walls of the fortified castle are various museums containing antique art, paintings, period furniture, sculptures and musical instruments making it a precious treasure trove of Milan history. While most of the rooms are accessible to the disabled, rooms 9, 10, 15, 23, 24 are not accessible.

The Museums

  1. Museum of Ancient Art (Roman remains, remains and pieces of Gothic Lombard architecture, sculptures in local Renaissance style
  2. Furniture Museum
  3. Picture Gallery (1,500 artworks by local artists and big names, including Canaletto, Mantegna, Bronzino, Lorenzo Lotto, Titian and many other painters)
  4. Museum of Decorative Arts
  5. Museum of Musical Instruments
  6. Museum of Prehistory and Proto-history
  7. Egyptian Museum
  8. Achille Bertarelli – Prints Collection
  9. Photographic Archive
  10. Archaelogical and Numismatic Library
  11. Trivulziana Library and City Historical Archive
  12. Art Library
  13. Vinciana Collection (books, manuscripts, antique and modern collections, photos related to Leonardo da Vinci.
  14. CASVA – Centre for High Studies in the Visual Arts

Services available on booking: access to the walkways and to the castle underground (T: +39 02 6597728)

Tues-Sun 9am-5.30pm (admission until 5pm), closed on Mondays (holidays included).
Full price ticket 5€. Free admittance: every day 
after 4.30pm except Fri; Fri 2pm-5.30pm; always free for children under 18.

NOTE: All the museums are in the Milan Tourist MuseumCard circuit

Piazza Castello
M1 (red line) – M2 (green line) Cadorna FN
M1 (red line) Cairoli
M2 (green line) Lanza


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