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Museum of Ancient Art (Museo d'Arte Antica)

Address: Castello Sforzesco, 20121 Milan, Italy (Centro Storico)
Phone Number: 02 884 63734
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Ranked #203 of 865 things to do in Milan
Type: Art museums, Museums
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Type: Art museums, Museums

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250 reviews 250 reviews
90 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This museum is inside the Castello Sforzesco in Milan. It houses a lot of medieval and renaissance paintings, weapons, armors, statues displayed in many rooms. One of the most important pieces is the Rondanini Pieta sculpted by Michelangelo. Also don't miss the huge room ceiling painted by Leonardo.

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La Jolla, California
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163 reviews 163 reviews
55 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I've been to Milan multiple times, but never took the time to see the Museums. This one is wonderful because for one low admission price (I think Fridays are still free), you gain admittance to all the different museums and castles. If you don't have much time, you can go directly to Michelangelo's Pietà Rondanini or Leonardo da Vinci's Hall... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

You can get lost just walking throught it there is so much for all differnt types of people. the chouice is amazing, as is the biulding itself which should be a pice of art. the archeology is also well worth a trip.

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London, United Kingdom
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25 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

This museum is great even for the art buffs who don't have time because in less than 30 minutes they get to see Leonardo da Vinci's Hall of Boards and Michelangelo's Pietà Rondanini. If Leonardo's tree-painted ceiling is great, Michelangelo's unfinished dead Christ is deeply inspiring. Admission charge is affordable and covers all Castle museums. Friday afternoon free admittance for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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61 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Great museum and a visit to Milan wouldn't be the same without going here. Would recommend.

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