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Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Atlanticus Admission in Milan
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Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Atlanticus Admission in Milan
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The Pinacoteca Ambrosiana The Pinacoteca Ambrosiana was established in April 1618, when Cardinal Federico Borromeo donated his collection of paintings, drawings and statues to the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, which he had founded in 1607. Inside the...more
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As featured in Museum Guide for Milan
Piazza Pio XI 2, 20123 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
+39 390 280 6921
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All reviewscodex atlanticusbasket of fruitda vincion displayaudio guideoriginal drawingsbeautiful libraryart galleryinner courtyardfantastic museumlast suppergreat paintingsimpressive collectionpatron saintitalian artart loverswell worth the visit
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Reviewed yesterday

The first thing to say about this collection is that although it starts predictably with late medieval and early Renaissance works, it takes some surprising twists along the way. A bit like the building, actually, which takes the visitor round a couple of circles on...More

Thank patinhongkong
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were so impressed by the Leonardo drawings, the paintings an works of art, and in fact the building itself. Well worth a visit.

Thank PennyW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's an oddly mixed collection, the one they have there at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. What I wanted to see was at the end of the route, and I am thrilled I waited it out to the end. It's a bit dour as you go in, almost...More

Thank SyrinxSounds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In its 400th year of public existence, this museum is principally known for its huge collection of Da Vinci notebooks, from which a generous selection of pages is on display. It is worth visiting the website (leonardo-ambrosiana.it) in advance to see what else might interest...More

Thank 674IanM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some incredible art-including Da Vinci codex and a copy of Last Supper. Employees were very nice but such little English. We got the headsets for self-guided tour but it was very vague as to what you were supposed to be seeing. In Room 1, there...More

Thank MartiniBird19
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The building is beautiful, with lovely floors and decor and the tour is well signposted. However, the only real reason to visit is for the Codex Atlantica of Leonardo da Vinci and this is in the very last room after you have traipsed through innumerable...More

Thank MagIul
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Highlight of my time in Milan. This museum houses some notable masterpieces, including works by Botticelli, da Vinci, and Caravaggio. Wide variety of pieces.

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The actual opera house is not the finest in Europe but the museum is nice. I f you have seen Vienna or Paris skip this one.

Thank susanlynne18
Reviewed 3 August 2018

My third visit to this lovely Art gallery/School. Full of wonderful Art including lots of masterpieces- try to get the list so that you can see them & compare. Quite cold- light sweater/hat.

1  Thank Hooray H
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

A true gem. We came to see Leonardo but the art, building and lighting of the art was just sensational. Price is okay IMHO and we really had a great time.

Thank Stefan G
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Russell B
14 March 2018|
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Response from Nicola M | Reviewed this property |
I fully endorse westy54's answer: no need to book, just go there. A reduced fee is also available for selected categories, including holders of the Coop-supermarket-chain card!
Russell B
14 March 2018|
Response from dven8 | Reviewed this property |
About 15 euro, depending on your age and ticket package. You can buy them on line for a small fee, but this time of year there is no need to book ahead. Maybe in the summer you should.
Tom M
7 September 2017|
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Response from sfcAberdeen | Reviewed this property |
Hi - not that I'm aware of.