Milan Contemporary Art Galleries

Milan is an exciting hub of art and design. As one of the world’s fashion capitals, the city is privileged enough to observe the thriving scene of fashion, design, and art. If you’re an art lover, Milan is a city where you can definitely lose yourself. It has a great deal to offer when it comes to inspiring art galleries, impressive design showrooms, and fantastic art museums. Below is a list of the best Milan art museums and galleries that are worth a visit.

Top Milan Art Galleries

Best Milan Museums

Casa Milan Museum

Casa Milan Museum
Milan: Walking Tour of the City Center & Last Supper

1. Milan: Walking Tour of the City Center & Last Supper

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  • A comprehensive half-day tour of the historical centre of Milan.
  • A chance to see the most famous painting of the Renaissance era without waiting in long lines.
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The Last Supper

Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper is perhaps, the most famous painting in Milan. This painting is tucked away in a wall of a refectory that’s connected to the Basilica di Santa Maria delle Grazie. The painting is a depiction of...

Casa Milan Museum Entrance Ticket

2. Casa Milan Museum Entrance Ticket

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  • The Casa Milan is a new interactive museum dedicated to the history of AC Milan.
  • The building has been their base for over 100 years and it now hosts fantastic collection of team artefacts and memorabilia.
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Pinacoteca di Brera

Set above the country’s most prestigious art school, the Pinacoteca di Brera is an art museum that every art lover will surely love. This modern art museum and gallery is home to Milan’s collection of the Old Masters, where most of it has been taken by Napoleon from Venice. Some of the most notable works that can be found in this museum are those from Caravaggio, Bellini, Veronese and...

Leonardo3 The World of Leonardo: Tickets for the Interactive Exhibition

3. Leonardo3 The World of Leonardo: Tickets for the Interactive Exhibition

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  • A museum exhibiting models of various inventions introduced by Leonardo Da Vinci.
  • Besides exhibits, Leonardo3 boasts interactive contents and a workshop where visitors can assemble small-scale structures.
  • One of the highlights is...
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Museo del Novecento

Set in an area that overlooks the Piazza del Duomo, the Museo del Novecento is a 20th century contemporary art museum known for its impressive art collections. It’s built within a futuristic spiral ramp, which is an ode to the famous art collector, Solomon R. Guggenheim. The lower floors of the museum are cramped, however, it is where you will find the works of some of the world famous...

Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and da Vinci's Codex Atlanticus admission in Milan

4. Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and da Vinci's Codex Atlanticus admission in Milan

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  • A guaranteed way to get a peek at Leonardo da Vinci's largest collection of personal notes and sketches, as well as pages from the Codex Atlanticus, which is exhibited at the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana in Milan
  • This admission ticket is a...
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MUDEC

MUDEC or Museo delle Culture is among the latest museums to have opened in Milan. Set in a huge industrial complex, the museum was re-engineered by David Chipperfield, a British architect who is also behind the Neues Museum in Berlin and other notable museums in the world. The impressive...

Private Guided Tour At Gam - Modern Art Gallery & Garden For Kids & Families
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  • GAM - MODERN ART GALLERY & SECRET GARDEN FOR FAMILIES

    A long time ago in 1790 a noble man, a prince decided to built his house in...
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Fondazione Prada

The Fondazione Prada is also a recent addition to Milan’s growing list of art museums and galleries. Opened in 2015, this museum is set in a former gin distillery at the southern outskirts of Milan. It’s dedicated to showcasing some of Italy’s most remarkable contemporary art pieces and includes both permanent and temporary art exhibitions. At the middle of the gallery is the Haunted...

Best of Milan: 3-hour walking tour with Last Supper, Sforza Castle & Duomo

6. Best of Milan: 3-hour walking tour with Last Supper, Sforza Castle & Duomo

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  • Visit Milan has never been easier. See all the landmarks of the city in a 3-hours walking tour.

    Walk with your tour guide and make the most...
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Duomo of Milan guided experience

7. Duomo of Milan guided experience

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  • If you are looking for the symbol of Milan, you are in the right place: the Cathedral is the best place where you can start your...
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La Scala Theater guided experience

8. La Scala Theater guided experience

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  • Milan is not only design, fashion and night-life. Milan is known also for music. La Scala Theater, La Scala Theater.

    During the years many...
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Leonardo da Vinci: guided visit to the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana & Atlantic Codex

9. Leonardo da Vinci: guided visit to the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana & Atlantic Codex

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  • During this guided experience follow the traces left by Leonardo Da Vinci in Milan and all the most hidden secrets: the Atlantic Codex represents...
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Skip-the-Line: guided visit to the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

10. Skip-the-Line: guided visit to the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

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  • Why did Leonardo da Vinci paint his Last Supper right in the Monastery of S. Maria delle Grazie

    What makes this artwork unique in the...
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Milan: Last Supper Guided tour and wine tasting in Leonardo's Vineyard

11. Milan: Last Supper Guided tour and wine tasting in Leonardo's Vineyard

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  • You will have a unique possibility to visit Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper wall painting in the refectory of Santa Maria delle Grazie church with an...
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Milan: Last Supper ticket and Guided tour

12. Milan: Last Supper ticket and Guided tour

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  • You will have a unique possibility to visit Leonardo Da Vinci's Last Supper wall painting in the refectory of Santa Maria delle Grazie church with an...
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Skip the Line: Milan Cathedral, Archaeological Area and Museum Ticket

13. Skip the Line: Milan Cathedral, Archaeological Area and Museum Ticket

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  • Enjoy access to the Milan Duomo and the Archaeological Area. Visit the Duomo Museum (closed on Wednesday) and the Church of St. Gottardo in Corte...
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Conclusion

Milan is one of the most visited cities in Europe so it’s not surprising to see hordes of tourists lining up at the city’s most famous attractions, including some of the museums above. In this case, your best option is to book your tickets in advance. The Milan City Card is a great way to see the city’s most famous attractions. This card offers good value for money, giving you access to the city’s top attractions without having to queue up for your ticket.If you fancy a walking tour at the city’s most iconic attractions, then check out the Best Milan Walking Tours.

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