Found in the cloister of an old monastery – the Monastero Maggiore di San Maurizio – dating back to the 8th century A.D., it houses Greek, Etruscan, Roman and medieval works of art, among which the famous “Parabiago Plate”. The Archaeological Museum of Milan also keeps pieces belonging to the Barbarian and Ghandara civilizations. Conversely, prehistoric and Egyptian art are housed in the Castello Sforzesco. This museum is packed with history and information about the start of early Milan which was settled over 2,000 years ago.
If you speak Italian, you will enjoy this attraction at its best.
Tickets: regular tickets from 5 euro, reductions available.
Opening Hours: Tue-Sun 9 am – 5.30 pm. Closed on Monday.
If you are planning to visit this location on one of the following dates, we recommend you to check the availability: 1, 6 January, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, 25 April, 1 May, 2 June, 15 August, 1 November, 8, 25, 26 and 31 December.
This attraction is included in the Milan Tourist MuseumCard circuit