The Sforza Castle, one of the most famous monuments in Milan, has seen long historical vicissitudes during the past years. It was demolished, then rebuilt several times, embellished and restored to become a symbol of both happy and dramatic events that are to be found in the historical background of the city. Ticket allows the visit to the Sforza Castle Museums: the Art Gallery (Pinacoteca), the Museum of Prehistory and Early History, the Egyptian Museum, the Museum of Ancient Art, the Museum of Musical Instruments, the Furnishings Museum, and the Collections of Applied Arts.
Prices: Full Price tickets Reduced Price tickets: University students and academy of fine arts' students Adults over 65 years old Employees of the municipal administration Free admission Visitors under 25 years old Secondary school students teachers accompanying school groups Tour guides and interpreters with groups Disabled people and their escorts Journalists Researchers with permission granted by the museum's management Civil servants working for monuments and fine arts offices and civil servants working for Municipal Museums Members of ICOM Members of local and national accredited associations having the aim of safeguarding and improving the natural, historical and cultural environment and heritage Free admittance Fridays: 2pm to 5.30pm Tuesday to Thursday and on weekends: 4.30pm to 5.30pm (last entrance 5pm) NOTE The ticket price may vary for special temporary exhibitions
The Sforza Castle, one of the most famous monuments in Milan, has seen long historical vicissitudes during the past years. It was demolished, then rebuilt several times, embellished and restored to become a symbol of both happy and dramatic events that are to be found in the historical background of the city. Ticket allows the visit to the Sforza Castle Museums: Art Gallery (Pinacoteca): on display 230 works of art, which include masterpieces by famous Italian painters such as Mantegna, Antonello da Messina, Foppa, Cesare da Sesto, Procaccini, Cerano, and many others. Museum of Prehistory and Early History: mainly objects from Northern Italy that illustrate the history of the area in the last 5000 years before Christ. Egyptian Museum: a selection of nearly 250 pieces, presenting a thematic trail that allows visitors to appreciate the complexity of writing, society and religious life of ancient Egypt. Museum of Ancient Art: works ranging from the early Christian age to the 16th century, and rooms as the Hall of the Banner, the decorated Ducal Chapel and the "Sala delle Asse" painted by Leonardo da Vinci. Museum of Musical Instruments: one of the largest in Europe and the second in Italy in importance and number of pieces, ranging from the 16th century to the second half of the 20th century. Furnishings Museum: it documents the history of Lombard furniture, with some rather large openings about Baroque Roman and Genoese cabinet-making, and Venetian 18th century. Collections of Applied Arts: a time span ranging from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, with furniture, tapestries, textiles, ceramics, glass, jewelery, wood carvings and ivory, bronze and wrought ironwork, weapons, hides and scientific instruments. Tickets can be used for only one visit to each museum. OPENING HOURS: Tuesday to Sunday 9 am to 5:30pm (last admission 5pm) Closed on Mondays (holidays included), December 25, January 1, May 1, Easter Monday. Reservations must be made with a minimum of 1-day notice. Cancellation Policy: Cancellations and changes without penalty if communicated within 24 hours from the original booking For cancellations or changes up to 3 days before the date of the visit, the cost of the service is due as penalty For cancellation or changes from 3 days before the date of the visit, no refund of the ticket, service, or ancillary services such as guides or earphones will be granted. Any change is subject to confirmation according to availability. Save time ordering: Add all tickets for museums and other services you want into your basket, then fill in the form and send your request. PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive an email with your order summary plus a second email confirming your successful payment. A confirmation email with links to the vouchers will be sent one business day after you place your order (Monday afternoon for orders submitted on Friday and during the weekend). Please make sure that your anti-spam filter does not block automatic emails from firstname.lastname@example.org. INFORMATION about access for visitors with limited mobility and disabilities: museum is accessible, except rooms 9,10-15-23,24 How to get there: Public transport: Underground: MM1 Cadorna, Cairoli - MM2 Cadorna, Lanza Buses: 18,50,37,58,61,94 Trams: 1,2,4,12,14,19