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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Obviously somewhere for art students to connect. A place to sit and rest weary feet. Lovely Quad and quiet refection

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PinacotecaBrera, collaboratore ufficio comunicazione at Pinacoteca di Brera, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We have some difficulty in understanding the review and we apologize for this .... anyway, thanks for your visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

They had amazing paintings and you need plenty of time to appreciate. We were a bit rushed, so it bacame overwhelming.

Thank CM K
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PinacotecaBrera, collaboratore ufficio comunicazione at Pinacoteca di Brera, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your visit and for your feedback:-)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum has an impressive collection of paintings and also has an impressive old library. You can see the library from the museum through glass of a door or you can go around and see it from the front, but without an appointment can't go too far in. The statue in front is Napoleon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful experience, attended the late-night edition - entered at 20:30 and left by 10pm. It was great - lighting, colors, collection, size. Very nice bar as well.

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PinacotecaBrera, collaboratore ufficio comunicazione at Pinacoteca di Brera, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its not so easy to find this place so look up the details first - Find La Scala and via Giuseppe Verdi and keep going until you find it . Signage is poor - you need to find your way to the 1st floor entrance , we saw no signs

.€10 each for entry and €5 each for the audioguide. Take a credit card or drivers license to act a an audioguide deposit so you don't run off with their equipment. You can deposit your coats in a locker for €1 returnable.

Lots of priceless artworks seem to have been looted from churches over the years - there are old masters including Caravaggio , Tintoretto & Raphael etc.

There is lots of history here - you need 3 to 4 hours for a visit. The audioguide was useful although some exhibits had the incorrect labels on them for the audio description.

We enjoyed our visit although may of the artworks have similar themes (Madonna & child, Saint Jerome etc.)

I hope you find my review helpful !

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PinacotecaBrera, collaboratore ufficio comunicazione at Pinacoteca di Brera, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and for your review. Your reports are very useful to make us improve:-)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Closed on Mondays, we had to return to access the 1st Floor Gallery at the Brera Academy but it was worth the effort.
Mainly works from the Renaissance period, inevitably many of religious subject, with a sprinkling of later works of Rococo Romanticism and Neoclassicist periods. Works by such as Tiziano, Bellini, Rubens, Raphael, Tintoretto, Canaletto, Tiepolo, Veronese and Canova are all on display.
Sadly the Caravaggio is out on loan but a Rembrandt of similar subject is in its place.
The gallery space is ideal for displaying large works as well as small and includes the frescoes by Luini from the Chapel of San Giuseppe in Santa Maria della Pace.

€10 entry is very worthwhile. However, more than one visit is really required to appreciate the works sufficiently.

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PinacotecaBrera, collaboratore ufficio comunicazione at Pinacoteca di Brera, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I actually enjoyed the spectacular scale of the large works from the 1500-1600s that covered full walls. But there were SO many Madonna/child paintings it got a little repetitive. They must have 150 of them on display. I don't blame the museum particularly, 1400-1600s Italian art seemed to be a bit overly obsessed with this theme, perhaps because the churches kept requesting it. Also, I would have liked signs pointing to a route that started with the oldest 1300s paintings and progressed to newer ones, as it was I started in the giant napoleon statue room and did a random walk. The audio guide definitely makes things more interesting, but I have to applaud the long description for each painting's history, which is more than you get at most museums.

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PinacotecaBrera, collaboratore ufficio comunicazione at Pinacoteca di Brera, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has a history dating back to Napoleon, who wanted it to be the Louvre of Italy. No chance, I'm afraid. Too many works taken from Italian churches, not enough curation of the rest of the eclectic collection. Some of the better work, including two paintings by Modigliani, were not even identified except by his (legible) signature. Beautiful building, and though we weren't inside the library, an impressive library dating from Empress Maria Theresia.

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PinacotecaBrera, collaboratore ufficio comunicazione at Pinacoteca di Brera, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and your feedback. Napoleon undoubtedly was an fondamental figure for our Museum but It has its roots olden Time long ago with an important and ancient history. We hope to see you in the future :-)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gomback in the overwhelming history of the city of Milan.
A historic spot in the heart of Brera.Make a sidewaynfrom the Scala to the castle.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool place in a very cool section of town, similar to Soho in NYC. An old Jesuit College that is now an art gallery. Very Much worth it.

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