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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.
- Museum of Ancient Art (Roman remains, remains and pieces of Gothic Lombard architecture, sculptures in local Renaissance style
- Furniture Museum
- Picture Gallery (1,500 artworks by local artists and big names, including Canaletto, Mantegna, Bronzino, Lorenzo Lotto, Titian and many other painters)
- Museum of Decorative Arts
- Museum of Musical Instruments
- Museum of Prehistory and Proto-history
- Egyptian Museum
- Achille Bertarelli – Prints Collection
- Photographic Archive
- Archaelogical and Numismatic Library
- Trivulziana Library and City Historical Archive
- Art Library
- Vinciana Collection (books, manuscripts, antique and modern collections, photos related to Leonardo da Vinci.
- 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
M1 (red line) – M2 (green line) Cadorna FN
M1 (red line) Cairoli
M2 (green line) Lanza
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