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Duomo Museum

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Address: Piazza del Duomo 12, 20122 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: +39 02 860358
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10:00 - 18:00
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Thu - Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Welcome to the Museum of the Cathedral, a symbol of Milan all over the...

Welcome to the Museum of the Cathedral, a symbol of Milan all over the world. The Museum's 26 exhibition rooms house the works of art originally from both the Duomo and from the historic storerooms of Veneranda Fabbrica, now organised chronologically to illustrate all the construction stages of the Cathedral, from its foundation in 1386 right through to the 20th century.

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total surprise (but not if you are in a hurry)

If you are only in town for the day or two, skip this. It is a large collection of mostly statuary, models for those used on the Duomo. They are fabulous, if I may use the word... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are only in town for the day or two, skip this. It is a large collection of mostly statuary, models for those used on the Duomo. They are fabulous, if I may use the word. But you might think you have wasted precious time when there is so much of Milan to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The views from the rooftops at the Duomo are just amazing and are a must visit! I highly recommend seeing the Duomo from the inside as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting museum! Lots to see. Some quite unbelievable exhibits. Entrance included in 2Euro ticket to Duomo therefore excellent value

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the tantalizing things about viewing the Duomo is the fact that the sculptures which adorn this building are high up. Very often I wanted to see them in more detail. There are two ways of doing this, by going onto the roof and by visiting the Duomo museum. Both are worth doing but the museum was one of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I would recommend to all travelers who travel to Italy from Milan and visit this beautiful monument.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

A tip for travellers is to buy the entry ticket at the museum entrance which will also allow entry to the Duomo itself across the street thus avoiding a line (although there is another line to get through security into the Duomo). The major interest for me in the museum is the wooden model of the Duomo in 1:22 size.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Definitely to be seen if one goes to the Duomo. The sculptures are superb as are the paintings. Worth it totally!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Full of old sculptures and statues. Some are not labelled and there is not any info about the cathedral as such.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The first thing I would say is that it is ridiculously hot in there and you have to be soooo quiet, they don't seem to even like whispering. Other than that it's ok if you like statues but I probably wouldn't bother going back again.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We visited this as part of the all inclusive ticket deal with a cathedral visit. There were a lot of artefacts inside but no history. I would not recommend it personally but that's just because I like to read and learn about the history and culture of a place I visit.

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Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch expedition into a royal experience. Head to the rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the view of the animated square with a panorama of the Duomo. The Corso Vittorio Emanuele II is the street for high-end shopping. Brands of all kinds and street artists attract the attention of all visitors; while at Via Santa Radegonda 16, Luini Panzerotti is a much appreciated street food shop providing unimaginable culinary experiences. If shopping takes its toll on you, consider visiting Castello Sforzesco, a 15th century castle housing several museums. Those looking to relax can go to Parco Sempione, where nature provides respite from the energy of this dynamic and international city.
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