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Museo Poldi Pezzoli

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Address: Via Manzoni 12, 20121 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: 39 02 794889 / 796334
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Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: This fine museum houses an exquisite collection of art, furnishings and...
This fine museum houses an exquisite collection of art, furnishings and historic arms, including Antonio Pollaiuolo's "Portrait of a Lady," which has become an icon for Milan's own style and elegance.
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It was a rainy Monday in Milan and we had to wait until 2:30PM to see the Da Vinci exhibit at the Palazzo Reale, so we decided to visit this museum, which we had read about on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

we did not like so much the museum. The ticket price is in our opinion too much expensive for what they offer.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

we had high expectations but we do not like so much. Nice but not spectacular. The good thing is that is close to Duomo.

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New York, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

It was a rainy Monday in Milan and we had to wait until 2:30PM to see the Da Vinci exhibit at the Palazzo Reale, so we decided to visit this museum, which we had read about on Tripadvisor. It is definitely a worthwhile thing to do. The collections span from medieval armaments to Renaissance paintings from Boticelli, Pollaiolo, Francesca, and... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The castle is 10 minutes walk from the Duomo. It's a nice castle in the middle of the city. You don't need to visit it inside since it's pretty much an art museum with nothing *really* amazing, but from outside and inside its park, it is really beautiful. It is connected with Parco Sempione which is a nice park and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Beautiful old pallazo with interesting pieces of art. Worth a visit because of its intimacy and fine art.

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Chatham, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

we came to this museum because it was open on Monday... I was pleasantly surprised by the depth of their collections and its beauty. it has a bit of everything to satisfy every taste. I should have gotten a tour or guide but realized this to late. The museum has so much it is overwhelming. I was better organized for... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

As soon as you walk into this magical house there is a room set aside that was completely designed by Pomodoro, to display the arms and armor. Such a sensitive, tasteful choice for a great sculptor that works mainly in bronze to design this room sets the tone for the whole museum. Right by the entrance there is a large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A fascinating collection of assorted oddments and extravagant decor. There is supposedly a tearoom but it was closed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a small museum in a palazzo on a commercial street. We walked by it at first even though there were banners out front. There is a nice collection of paintings and particularly other items (compasses, furnishings and some china and jewelry) which makes it worth a visit even if you have had enough of religious art .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I was really looking forward to visiting this small but enticing museum and I was not disappointed. The lovely and enormous ancient persian carpet at the entrance, the beautiful staircase and the small and precious library make you feel this place was a real home with such good taste. The masterpieces like the Botticeli's, the black Knight and the portraits... More 

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