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Museum of Applied Arts of Castello Sforzesco

#155 of 609 things to do in Milan
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Address: Piazza Castello | Castello Sforzesco, 20121 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: 88463700
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Spend a good day full of art

Firstly, I want to say that I don't know why they type Museum of applied art!! It is better to be written "Castello Sforzesco Museums" because it is a castle with different... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Firstly, I want to say that I don't know why they type Museum of applied art!! It is better to be written "Castello Sforzesco Museums" because it is a castle with different museums. The castle consists of 6 small museums which are: Antique Furniture & Wooden Sculpture Museum Applied Arts Collection Archaeological Museum (with Egyptian and Prehistoric sections) Museum of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Museum of Ancient Egypt, ancient music instruments and much more. We got free tickets - I dont know why. Maybe there is free entrance for workdays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

The Museum is inside the imposing and very large Castle rebuilt in the XV century by the famous condottiero Francesco Sforza. If you want to avoid the traffic, you can park your car, free of charge, near the Assago Forum and then reach the castle by metro (green line, stop Cadorna or Lanza). The collection is very big and varied:... More 

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Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch expedition into a royal experience. Head to the rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the view of the animated square with a panorama of the Duomo. The Corso Vittorio Emanuele II is the street for high-end shopping. Brands of all kinds and street artists attract the attention of all visitors; while at Via Santa Radegonda 16, Luini Panzerotti is a much appreciated street food shop providing unimaginable culinary experiences. If shopping takes its toll on you, consider visiting Castello Sforzesco, a 15th century castle housing several museums. Those looking to relax can go to Parco Sempione, where nature provides respite from the energy of this dynamic and international city.
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