Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli became a rich man at 24, and in 1881, when the concept of house museums began to take hold around Europe, he founded his own. Each room inside this house is themed. On the ground floor is the Lace Room, which works from the 16th to the 20th century; the Textiles Room; the lovely Frescoes Room; and the stately Armoury. The first floor is where all the real art is: the Renaissance style Golden Room, the Visconti Venosta Room, the Ghislandi Room, the Clock Room, the Murano Glass Room, the Black Room, and the Dante Study. The presentation is all exquisite. Also check out the English-style interior garden.
- Wheelchair is accessible.
- Adult: €10,00
- Over 60: €7,00
- 11-18 years, students: €4,50
- School groups: €3,00
- Last admission at 5:30pm.
- Closed on Easter.
- Tram 1 stop Teatro Alla Scala.
- Subway M3 stop Montenapoleone.
- M1 Underground Stop Duomo.
- Bus 61 stop Via Monte Di Pieta' Via Verdi.
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11.96% of people who visit Milan include Museo Poldi Pezzoli in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
44.59% of people start their Museo Poldi Pezzoli visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Museo Poldi Pezzoli
57.58% of people prefer walking in order to reach Museo Poldi Pezzoli
Amazing museum filled with an amazing variety of different pieces. From some of the most intricate sculptures and beautiful paintings. Extremely reasonable admission fee for a fantastic collection. Really loved the small figurines which were extremely delicate ans beautifully crafted.
Really nice museum, I had seen there a lot of things... the best was the picture from Boticcelli
Great private museum. Incredible artefacts, very impressive collections from a range of themes and years. Well worth the 8 Euro.
Good collection of Lombardy painters. Plus some more : Rivera, Botticelli, Memling, Venetians
It feels very special to visit the partially preserved private apartments of the rich 19th century Milanese nobelman Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli. He built up an amazing collection of priceless pieces of art, including two Botticelli's and a piece by Raphael. Currently there is also a contemporary exhibition of Meissen porcelain ongoing with some very impressive pieces such as the white Lion and the Forbidden Fruits. If you have time to spend, you can easily use three hours for the museum but it can also be visited as part of an afternoon in about 90 minutes.