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Cavaliere in nero.
Giovanni Battista Moroni
1567 c.

Welcome to the

Poldi Pezzoli Museum

Opened in 1881, it was the house of the

noble Milanese Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli. Avid art collector, he had gathered here paintings as well as sculptures.

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San Michele Arcangelo
Piero della Francesca
1454–69
exhibitions AND EVENTS
March 20-June 24, 2024

Piero della Francesca.

The Augustinian Polyptych reunited

On display, for the first time in history, are eight plates from five international museums.

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Animal Locomotion Portfolio
Plate No. 616, 1887
(Daisy Cantering Straddled)
Eadweard Muybridge, 1887
exhibitions AND EVENTS
June 13-September 26, 2024

Science in Motion:

Eadweard Muybridge, Harold Edgerton, Berenice Abbott

Photographs from the Bank of America Collection.

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Dettaglio di San Giovanni Evangelista di Piero della Francesca
NEWS
20 MARCH – 24 JUNE 2024
MUSEO POLDI PEZZOLI

Extra opening hours

On the occasion of the exhibition Piero della Francesca. The reunited Augustinian Polyptych from 20 March the opening hours of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum will be extended until 7.30 pm (last admission 6.30 pm).

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NEWS
20 MARCH – 24 JUNE 2024
MUSEO POLDI PEZZOLI – PINACOTECA DI BRERA

Two museums, one unique experience!

From March 20th to June 24th, present your entrance ticket to the Pinacoteca di Brera at the Museum and get a special discount to visit the Piero della Francesca exhibition: “The Augustinian Polyptych Reunited”.

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PODCAST

Scrigno

Small stories of masterpieces

ON SPOTIFY, APPLE PODCASTS, SPREAKER

Four sound tours tell the stories behind the treasures of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum, with the voices of Chora Media: Luca Bizzarri, Mario Calabresi, Francesca Milano and Sara Poma.

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La copertina del podcast Scrigno
poldi pezzolI MUSEUM

Poldi Pezzoli Museum

Museo Poldi Pezzoli in the centre of Milan, close to the Duomo Cathedral and the Scala Theatre, the Poldi Pezzoli Museum welcomes you! Opened in 1881, it was the house of the noble Milanese Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli (1822-1879). Avid art collector, he had gathered here paintings as well as sculptures, carpets, laces, arms and armour, jewellery, clocks, porcelain and glass.

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EDUCATION

Workshops and Activities

The Museum has initiated educational activities since 1974 through guided tours, workshops, specific tours and publications designed for all kinds of audiences, from schools of all levels to adults.

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VISIT

Tours

To make your visit even more engaging and rich in discovery, we have created a series of unique itineraries designed to satisfy different passions and interests.

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Cavaliere Nero
Dama del Pollaiolo
Autoritratto in un gruppo di amici
Madonna con bambino di Sandro Botticelli
COLLECTION

Poldi Pezzoli
The collection

Reasons to visit the Poldi Pezzoli Museum

because it is a house-museum that in its historical rooms has preserved the charm of a 19th century residence.
to know a great Milanese art collector.
for the wide range of its collections, from Archaeology to the 19th century.
to admire masterpieces by painters as Pollaiuolo, Mantegna, Botticelli, Raffaello, Piero della Francesca, Tiepolo, Canaletto, Hayez
for the amazing collections of sundials and clocks, Murano glass, Meissen porcelain.
to discover a palace overlooking a beautiful hidden garden, and a romantic Orangerie.
STORIES

Gian Giacomo
Poldi Pezzoli
:
the patron
with a curious soul

A journey into the past with the story of a man whose passion for art created one of the most incredible collections of all time.Embark on a journey into the past with the story of a man whose passion for art created one of the most incredible collections of all time.

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Join us: Support the Poldi Pezzoli Museum

Our museum is an extraordinary place where history comes alive and works of art tell timeless stories. As passionate custodians of this heritage, we are committed to keeping this treasure alive for present and future generations.

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