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The Poldi Pezzoli Museum is a treasure trove of wonders in the heart of the city of Milan, just a short walk from La Scala Theater and the Duomo and close to the best-known fashion streets.

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Its location is absolutely central and is easily reached by taking advantage of the transportation network such as subways and streetcars.

Thanks to the preciousness of its works and its history, the Poldi Pezzoli stands as a choice of excellence for all those who want to discover a prestigious collection while enjoying it exclusively, thanks to the realization of personalized private events.

In fact, the museum makes its spaces available for the organization of guided tours (which can be arranged according to the wishes of the clients), aperitifs, gala evenings, conferences, concerts, business days or special initiatives, to receive its guests in the privacy of a private opening, beyond the hours of public entrance or in areas not accessible to the public.

Organizing an event at Poldi Pezzoli means giving guests the chance to discover a historic place that preserves the atmosphere and welcome of the house-museum, capable of creating a moment of true immersion in the quiet of beauty and refinement. To make the most of these characteristics and for its elegant spaces, the Poldi Pezzoli is the ideal place for events to be customized according to the number of participants and different needs.

The museum welcomes public-private collaboration initiatives and projects in order to support and develop the enhancement of its artistic heritage and spaces that can be entrusted under concession, consistent with security requirements and the cultural interest of the managed heritage.

Concerto nel Salone Dorato del Museo
Concert in the Golden Hall of the Museum
Orangerie del Museo Poldi Pezzoli
Orticola in the Orangery of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum
Terrazza del Pollaiolo
Design Week 2022 in the Terrace of Pollaiolo
Ancient staircase

Private individuals and entities, by signing a concession deed, can hold their own events and initiatives at the Poldi Pezzoli Museum in the following spaces:

  • • Orangery
  • • Armory
  • • Fresco Room
  • • Golden Room
  • • Pollaiolo Terrace
  • • Collector’s Hall

The museum also makes its spaces available during Design Week, Orticola, Piano City, offering different services.

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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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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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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L'immagine è un dettaglio del dipinto di San Michele di Piero della Francesca e raffigura un angelo dipinto, con capelli ricci biondi, vestito con abiti decorati, su sfondo blu cielo e ala bianca visibile.

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.

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