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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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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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The Frick of Milan

This is a private museum of incredible breadth and refinement established by a nobleman Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli in 1881. Not only will you be overwhelmed by the collection... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We went because it was open on a Monday. The rooms were basically from a collector from the 19th century. Unfortunately only one of the rooms was intact as the others were destroyed in a 1943 bombing. So the walls were non architecturally interesting for most rooms. And the collection was a bit all over the place. Everything from paintings... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

For buffs of a wide array of medieval memorabilia, go check out this place although it times it feels like you are exploring grandma's attic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is a private museum of incredible breadth and refinement established by a nobleman Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli in 1881. Not only will you be overwhelmed by the collection, which ranges from military armor, paintings, sculpture, jewelry and watches, but you will get to experience it in the context of an aristocratic residence. The Dante study alone is worth the... More 

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Liverpool, Australia
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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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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Museo Poldi Pezzoli

Address: Address: Via Manzoni 12, 20121 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: 39 02 794889 / 796334
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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