Located in downtown Milan, the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum expresses the taste and lifestyle of a wealthy, cultured, ... More
Bagatti Valsecchi Museum
Located in downtown Milan, the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum expresses the taste and lifestyle of a wealthy, cultured, aristocratic Milanese family at the end of the 19th century, and is one of Europe's most important historic house museums. Here, the precious permanent collections of 15th-16th century Italian art and decorative arts, assembled by the Bagatti Valsecchi brothers during the second half of the 19th century, are found in their original positions. Because of this, the museum not only offers Italian Renaissance art, but also presents an authentic "magic window" onto Milan's recent aristocratic past fascinating to many kinds of visitors.
Built in 1868 1871 by Heinrich Ferstel, the Museum of Applied Arts (Museum für Angewandte Kunst MAK) is the oldest
and one of the best museums of its kind in Europe. Its permanent collections are displayed in a series ...
The building was designed by architect Leopold Pollak the request of Count Barbiano di Belgioioso in 1790. Over the years,
it became the official residence of Napoleon III and of Marshall Radetzky. The main façade, in romantic style, overlooks ...
The Musee d'Art Contemporain (Museum of Modern Art) was housed in the Palais des Beaux Arts for 10 years, and
in 1995 was transferred to the heart of the Cite Internationale. The museum has a large exhibition space spread ...