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Duomo Museum

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Centro Storico
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Address: Piazza del Duomo 12, 20122 Milan, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 02 860358
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Welcome to the Museum of the Cathedral, a symbol of Milan all over the...

Welcome to the Museum of the Cathedral, a symbol of Milan all over the world. The Museum's 26 exhibition rooms house the works of art originally from both the Duomo and from the historic storerooms of Veneranda Fabbrica, now organised chronologically to illustrate all the construction stages of the Cathedral, from its foundation in 1386 right through to the 20th century.

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Make sure that you get your tickets in advance and well worth the skip the line feature. We loved this even better than the one in florence. A must see sight to see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Make sure that you get your tickets in advance and well worth the skip the line feature. We loved this even better than the one in florence. A must see sight to see

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They sell duomo tickets with line - other tan that is a good museum to visit , 30-60 min - some interesting stuff

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It´s not that busy, and before the exhibition starts, there are lockers from different sizes where you can put your stuff like bags, or jackets for free. They even have plastic bags specially made for umbrellas that you can also get for free. I first when to the museum, and bought the tickets to get inside the Duomo as well!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the first time I visited the Duomo Museum and I was very surprised about how much I learned and understood about the Duomo structured. I was with my daughter and we spent over 2 hours taking a close look to the statues, original stained glasses, columns that are exposed there. We loved this rich experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Magnificent Cathedral in the center of Milan. Visually stunning to look at and you don't need to be religious at all to appreciate the grandeur of the building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

I am not usually interested in church museums, but this one surprised me. It gives you the chance to take a close look to the statues that you see all over the Duomo's columns high above the ground. It also shoes original stained glass on hundreds years of age. I also loved the gargoyles which are also exposed for a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

If your in Milan you would definitely visit Duomo church and so is the museum recommended, a good experience overall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

You must see the museum - it is very nice to see all these old and restored items, especially after you have seen The Duomo Cathedral.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

Many of the sculptures of the Duomo are too high to see. At the museum, however, on can get close enough to view. Worth the walk 100 yards to the right of the cathedral and included in the price of your ticket.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Despite being an atheist, I enjoy visiting religious monuments of architectural grandeur and learning about their historical-political context. I tire very quickly of seeing artistic depictions of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and various stories from the New Testament. When I visit a landmark like the Duomo di Milano, I can appreciate it without having any emotional attachment to Jesus... 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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