Museums in Lombardy

Museums in Lombardy, suggestions on cultural tourism

Museums in Lombardy, suggestions on cultural tourism

Museums in Lombardy. All the necessary information to engage in cultural tourism is available in this section. Visiting museums in Lombardy gives you access to a wide range of temporary and permanent exhibitions. 


Milan has something for everyone. The Planetarium, the Science and Natural History Museums will astonish visitors. Painting lovers must pay a visit to the Royal Palace, the Modern Gallery, the Contemporary Art Pavilion and the artworks of Caravaggio, Raphael and others in the Brera picture galleries


By leaving the regional metropolis you get the chance of visiting fascinating museums. 


Mantua is the Italian culture capital for 2016, offering more than one museum to see. Bergamo hosts the Carrara Art Academy, with paintings by Botticelli, Bellini, Tiepolo and Canaletto. 


Those who think this might be boring should check the peculiar structures that Lombardy offers to curiosity seekers. Did you know that the famous Guzzi motorcycle brand has its own exhibition space in Lecco? Then are the houses of Andrea Mantegna and Alessandro Manzoni near the shores of Lake Como, open to the public, plus museums dedicated to comics, footwear and even bread. 


Still not sure about what to see? No worries, Lombardy counts plenty of exhibit spaces for every taste.

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    • The Museo del Novecento showcases XXth century artwork in a permanent collection inside Palazzo Arengario. It is a mandatory stop for among the museums of Milan, offering the opportunity to admire...
    • The Brera Picture Gallery displays ancient and modern masterpieces and it is one of the most visited museums in Milan. Art lovers will find numerous reasons to enjoy tourism in Milan: the cultural...
    • The history of the La Scala Theatre Museum began in 1911, when the most prominent citizens of Milan of the time, almost all members of the rich and noble society, decided to buy the theatre...
    • The Natural History Museum of Milan is the largest natural history museum in Italy and can be considered among the most important in Europe. Ever since 1838, the year it was founded, the Museum of...
    • The Duomo Museum is located inside the Royal Palace in Piazza del Duomo. The symbol of the regional capital is pictured with a narration about its construction through a unique collection amid the...
    • Casa Manzoni on Via Morone, where the author lived with his family from 1814 to 1873, was one of the city's most coveted literary salons. This is also where the author met intellectuals like...
    • The Ambrosian Picture Gallery , named after the city's patron saint and originally created as a centre for study and culture, was founded in 1609 by Cardinal Federico Borromeo and inaugurated on 6...
    • The House of Andrea Mantegna , currently owned by the City of Mantua , is a lively art centre that hosts temporary exhibitions. Actively involved in documentation and research, the museum collects...
    • Take the fascinating glitter of the stars, the mysteries of black holes and planet Mars and you will have an educational and amusing afternoon with the family at Mairago's Astronomical Observatory....
    • In the small town of Codogno, not quite far from the Po River, take the stairs towards the first floor of an elegant XVIIIth century building to enter a picture gallery that guards in 8 chambers...
    • The Moto Guzzi Museum is located in Mandello del Lario on the Lecco branch of Lake Como , in the heart of the historic factory that gave birth to the legendary Eagle (the company's iconic symbol),...
    • Do you wish to dedicate a weekend to the cultural treasures of a museum? We suggest to go to Cremona and visit the Museo Civico Ala Ponzone . Its many exhibition halls are organized in a modern,...
    • The Violin Museum clearly represents the deep connection established between Cremona and the art of making violins, while acting as an important structure for the city that is used as a Museum,...
    • The house of the "Soncino" Jewish printers, located in the north-east district once inhabited by the Jewish community, is now home to the Printing Museum. The history of printing and Jewish...
    • The Museum of Navigation Instruments, located in a centuries-old renovated tower residence, displays a fascinating collection of objects and tools that have been used over the centuries for...

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