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THE PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA IS OPEN ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1 15/10/2021

THE PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA IS OPEN ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1

On Monday, November 1, on the occasion of the National holiday for All Saints’day, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana is open from 10.00 to 18.00. Included in the admission ticket the exhibition Napoleon at the Ambrosiana SAFETY RULES TO ACCESS THE PINACOTECA According to the latest Government provisions, visitors must show the green pass upon arrival. Only […]

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Signed the Agreement with Sharjah Book Authority 28/09/2021

Signed the Agreement with Sharjah Book Authority

On 22 September 2021, in the ancient Sala della Rosa of the Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana, a cultural cooperation agreement was signed between Ambrosiana and Sharjah Book Authority, a body that promotes cultural initiatives related to the world of publishing and reading. in the Emirate of Sharjah, UAE. Sharjah, which in 2019 was named World Book […]

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READING ROOM: <br>UPDATED OPENING HOURS 30/08/2021

READING ROOM:
UPDATED OPENING HOURS

We inform the kind Scholars that the Reading Room reopens starting from Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 9.00 to 13.00, Monday to Friday. Reservation is mandatory. ATTENTION: IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LATEST PROVISIONS OF THE GOVERNMENT, SCHOLARS MUST SHOW THE GREEN PASS TO BE ADMITTED. Reservation requests must be submitted to the address prenotazione.biblioteca@ambrosiana.it and […]

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PINACOTECA: UPDATED OPENING HOURS 29/07/2021

PINACOTECA: UPDATED OPENING HOURS

We inform our kind visitors that, from July 29 2021, and until further notice, the Pinacoteca is open to the public: – Tuesday to Friday from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm – Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm (Closed on Mondays) PLEASE NOTE: VISITORS MUST SHOW THEIR GREEN PASS TO BE ADMITTED, […]

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READING ROOM: SUMMER CLOSURE 21/07/2021

READING ROOM: SUMMER CLOSURE

We inform the kind Scholars that the Reading Room is closed for the Summer pause from July 26 to August 31 included. Starting from September 1, it reopens Monday to Friday, from 9.00 to 13.00. Scholars must submit their booking requests to the address prenotazione.biblioteca@ambrosiana.it and will receive a reply as soon as possible. Reservations […]

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READING ROOM<br>UPDATED OPENING HOURS 18/06/2021

READING ROOM
UPDATED OPENING HOURS

The Reading Room is currently open Monday to Friday, from 9.00 to 13.00. Scholars must submit their booking requests to the address prenotazione.biblioteca@ambrosiana.it and will receive reply as soon as possible. Reservations will NOT be valid until an explicit confirmation is received. We strongly advise against requesting reservations for the following day. Please note that, […]

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THE PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA AND THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO ARE OPEN ON JUNE 2! 26/05/2021

THE PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA AND THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO ARE OPEN ON JUNE 2!

We inform our kind visitors that, on June 2, the Ambrosiana Art Gallery and the Crypt of San Sepolcro are open according to this schedule: Pinacoteca 10.00-18.00 Crypt of San Sepolcro 10.30-17.30 (Tickets on sale from May 27) To guarantee the public a safe visiting experience, admissions are limited and reservations are recommended via this […]

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THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO OPENS AGAIN TO THE PUBLIC! 14/05/2021

THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO OPENS AGAIN TO THE PUBLIC!

We inform our kind visitors that until October 3, 2021, the Crypt of San Sepolcro is open to the public according to the following times and procedures: Every Sunday from 10.30am to 5.30pm (last admission 5pm) ACCESS AND BOOKINGS CRYPT TICKET OFFICE: at the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Piazza Pio XI (to purchase tickets, for information, or […]

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THE DIGITAL LIBRARY OF THE AMBROSIANA CUTS THE GOAL OF 500 MANUSCRIPTS FREELY CONSULTABLE ONLINE 21/04/2021

THE DIGITAL LIBRARY OF THE AMBROSIANA CUTS THE GOAL OF 500 MANUSCRIPTS FREELY CONSULTABLE ONLINE

In these days, the milestone of 500 manuscripts fully digitized and freely accessible online by connecting to the site https://ambrosiana.comperio.it/library-digital ., without any subscription or registration, has been reached. Among the 500 specimens, are very ancient manuscripts of capital importance for the history of knowledge, as well as many beautifully decorated and illuminated manuscripts, for […]

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READING ROOM CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC 13/03/2021

READING ROOM CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

We inform the kind Scholars that, due to the deterioration of the health emergency, the Reading Room will be closed to the public starting from Monday, March 22, and until further notice. Bookings from March 22 to 31 are cancelled. This program depends on the the national health situation and the consequent provisions of the […]

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PINACOTECA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC 27/02/2021

PINACOTECA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Dear Visitors of the Pinacoteca, due to the latest Government provisions, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana remains closed to the public until further notice. The special opening of the Crypt of San Sepolcro for Museocity is also cancelled. We will soon publish on this page info regarding how bookings and tickets for March 4 and 5 will […]

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MUSEOCITY – MUSEOSEGRETO 2021: <BR> Special opening of the Crypt of San Sepolcro 24/02/2021

MUSEOCITY – MUSEOSEGRETO 2021:
Special opening of the Crypt of San Sepolcro

On March 4 and 5, on the occasion of Museocity – Museosegreto 2021, the Crypt of San Sepolcro opens to the public again. This is the first opportunity, after the start of the pandemic, to discover this place rich in history and spirituality, which Leonardo da Vinci called “the true center of Milan”. Admission to […]

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READING ROOM: OPENING HOURS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 24/02/2021

READING ROOM: OPENING HOURS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH

We inform the kind Scholars that in the week from Monday, March 1 to Friday, March 5, the Library is open from 9.00 to 17.00 on Monday I, Tuesday 2 and Wednesday March 3. Instead, on Thursday 4 and Friday 5 it will be open only from 9.00 to 13.00. From Monday, March 8 onwards […]

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PINACOTECA OPEN ON FEBRUARY 25 AND 26 23/02/2021

PINACOTECA OPEN ON FEBRUARY 25 AND 26

We inform our kind visitors that this week the Pinacoteca is open on Thursday February 25 and Friday, February 26, from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm, with a discounted ticket of € 10.00. To ensure the best visiting experience, online booking is highly recommended (click here to buy the ticket) and a maximum of 25 […]

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READING ROOM: FEBRUARY OPENING HOURS 05/02/2021

READING ROOM: FEBRUARY OPENING HOURS

We inform the kind Scholars that from Monday February 8 the Library is open from 9.00 to 17.00 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; on Thursday it will be open ONLY from 9.00 to 13.00. Bookings already approved for February 2021 are confirmed. For the month of March 2021, reservations must be submitted to the […]

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PINACOTECA: NEW OPENING 04/02/2021

PINACOTECA: NEW OPENING

We inform our kind visitors that, considering the current government provisions, the Ambrosiana is scheduling a phase of progressive reopening. Starting from 11 February, the Ambrosiana Art Gallery will be open to the public every Thursday, from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm. We are pleased to be able to host our visitors again in the […]

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UPCOMING REOPENING OF THE PINACOTECA 01/02/2021

UPCOMING REOPENING OF THE PINACOTECA

We are arranging the reopening of the Pinacoteca. We will shortly communicate the dates, times and methods of access to the museum.

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LIBRARY READING ROOM OPEN FROM JANUARY 25, 2021 24/01/2021

LIBRARY READING ROOM OPEN FROM JANUARY 25, 2021

The kind users of the Library are advised that, since Lombardy is once again in ‘orange zone’, the Library will reopen from Monday January 25, from 9.00 to 13.00. Bookings already approved for the days from Monday 25 to Friday 29 January 2021 are restored and still valid. For the month of February 2021 (from […]

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LIBRARY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC 19/01/2021

LIBRARY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Due to the health emergency, the Library is closed from January 18, 2021 until further notice. Bookings for the month of January 2021 are canceled. When Lombardy’s risk range passes from ‘red zone’ to ‘orange zone’, a new notice on this site will detail the booking and access procedures.

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PINACOTECA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC 18/01/2021

PINACOTECA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Dear Visitors of the Pinacoteca, in compliance with the latest government provisions, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana remains closed to the public until further notice. We will continue to be close to you through our social media channels, the mediateca section of the site and the digital library, to bring the beauty of the Ambrosiana to your […]

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THE PREFECT OF THE AMBROSIANA WISHES YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS 22/12/2020

THE PREFECT OF THE AMBROSIANA WISHES YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS

I would like to address my personal wishes and those of the whole Ambrosiana, to each of you, that this, in spite of the current particular circumstances, may be a Merry Christmas! I convey this wish through the videos you can watch below, where Msgr. Marco Navoni, deputy-Prefect of the Ambrosiana and Msgr. Alberto Rocca, […]

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JANUARY 2021: READING ROOM OPENING HOURS 21/12/2020

JANUARY 2021: READING ROOM OPENING HOURS

We inform the kind scholars that the Library’s reading room will be accessible in January 2021 according to the following procedures and opening hours: 1. The Reading Room is open from January 11 to 15, from 9.00 to 17.00. The library’s staff will set an appointment with precise date and time for each scholar. Free […]

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DECEMBER 2020: READING ROOM OPENING HOURS 05/12/2020

DECEMBER 2020: READING ROOM OPENING HOURS

We inform the kind scholars that the Library’s reading room will be accessible in December 2020 according to the following procedures and opening hours: 1. The Reading Room is open on December 9, 2020 from 9.00 to 17.00. Only for this day, reservation is not necessary, but a maximum of ten scholars at the same […]

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PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA CLOSED UNTIL JANUARY 15, 2021 04/12/2020

PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA CLOSED UNTIL JANUARY 15, 2021

Dear Visitors, following the latest government provisions concerning the spread of coronavirus, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana will be closed to the public until January 15, 2021. We will keep in touch through our social media, on the mediateca page of our website and our digital library, to bring the beauty of our artworks right to your […]

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NOVEMBER 2020: <br>READING ROOM OPENING HOURS 16/10/2020

NOVEMBER 2020:
READING ROOM OPENING HOURS

We inform the kind users of the reading room that the Library will be accessible in November according to the following procedures and times: 1. The Reading Room will be open from 9.00 to 13.00, on the days established by the Management and based on the reservations received. 2. To be admitted, it is necessary […]

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PINACOTECA: <BR> OPENING HOURS FROM SEPTEMBER 1 25/09/2020

PINACOTECA:
OPENING HOURS FROM SEPTEMBER 1

We inform our kind visitors that from September 1st the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana will be open to the public at the following times: From Tuesday to Friday from 14.00 to 18.00 Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 to 18.00 On Tuesday special price for all € 7.00 To ensure the best visit experience, online booking is highly […]

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August 2020: guided tours to the Statue of Saint Charles in Arona 03/08/2020

August 2020: guided tours to the Statue of Saint Charles in Arona

Throughout August, every Sunday, you can visit the Statue of San Carlo with a licensed tourist guide. The initiative, a project of the association GuideLaghi Pronto Guide-visite e cultura, which has been collaborating with us since 2014, is promoted and supported by the Department of Culture of the Municipality of Arona. August 2, 9, 16, […]

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PINACOTECA: <BR> OPENING HOURS FROM AUGUST 4 28/07/2020

PINACOTECA:
OPENING HOURS FROM AUGUST 4

We inform our kind visitors that from August 4th the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana will be open to the public at the following times: From Tuesday to Sunday from 14.00 to 18.00 On Tuesday special price for all € 7.00 This schedule cancels and replaces all former communications To ensure the best visit experience, online booking is […]

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SEPTEMBER 2020: <br>READING ROOM OPENING HOURS 28/07/2020

SEPTEMBER 2020:
READING ROOM OPENING HOURS

We inform the kind users of the reading room are advised that the Library will be accessible in September according to the following methods and times: 1. The Reading Room will be open from 9.00 to 13.00, on the days established by the Library’s staff according to the reservations received. 2. To be admitted, it […]

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SUMMER 2020:<br>GROUP RESERVATIONS 30/06/2020

SUMMER 2020:
GROUP RESERVATIONS

Starting from the month of July the Pinacoteca opens to the public according to a schedule specially conceived for the summer period: JULY AND AUGUST 2020 OPENING HOURS Saturday and Sunday: from 14.00 to 19.00 From July 8 and until end of August, evening openings: Tuesday to Friday from 18.00 to 21.00 On Tuesdays, special […]

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SUMMER AT THE PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA 30/06/2020

SUMMER AT THE PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA

After the first month of experimental opening, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana opens to the public for the period of July and August with a new schedule, specially conceived for the summer season. JULY AND AUGUST 2020 OPENING HOURS Saturday and Sunday: from 14.00 to 19.00 Starting from July 8 and until the end of August, evening […]

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JULY-AUGUST 2020: READING ROOM OPENING HOURS 26/06/2020

JULY-AUGUST 2020: READING ROOM OPENING HOURS

RESERVATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY ARE CLOSED. For those who have regularly booked, the Reading Room reopens, with special safety rules, to guarantee everyone’s health. 1. The Reading Room will be open on certain scheduled days, already communicated to those who have booked by email, from 9.00 to 11.45 and from 13.15 to 16.45. […]

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THE STATUE OF SAINT CHARLES IN ARONA REOPENS 12/06/2020

THE STATUE OF SAINT CHARLES IN ARONA REOPENS

The San Carlo Statue opens again from Saturday May 30 according to the following calendar: – May 30 and 31 (Saturday and Sunday) – June 1 and 2 (Monday and Tuesday) JUNE every weekend (Saturday and Sunday) Opening hours 9.00-18.15 JULY Open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Opening hours: – Thursday and Friday: 9: 00-12: […]

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THE COPPOLA DONATION: A PAINTING BY MASSIMO D’AZEGLIO ENHANCES THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS 10/06/2020

THE COPPOLA DONATION: A PAINTING BY MASSIMO D’AZEGLIO ENHANCES THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS

The work, a Landscape with a lake by Massimo d’Azeglio, enriches the collections of nineteenth-century paintings of the Pinacoteca and is currently displayed in Room 19. The painting was donated by Antonino Coppola in memory of Prof. Dr. Alfredo Coppola (1888-1957), a neuropsychiatrist from Palermo. A figure little known to the last generations of psychiatrists, […]

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THE PROJECT “CODEX ATLANTICUS” WINS THE WEBBY AWARD 29/05/2020

THE PROJECT “CODEX ATLANTICUS” WINS THE WEBBY AWARD

The annual celebration of the “Webby Awards” was held on 19 May, the international award established in 1996, at the dawn of the World Wide Web, by the “International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS)”, with the aim of honoring the most significant digital products in seven different categories: Websites, Video, Advertising, Media & […]

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THE PINACOTECA REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC! 21/05/2020

THE PINACOTECA REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC!

Finally the Pinacoteca reopens to the public! We look forward to seeing you on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May, Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 June 2020, from 10.00 to 18.00 and then on the following weekends in June (Saturday and Sunday). For the first four days, the museum will be open at special prices: […]

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THE READING ROOM OF THE LIBRARY REOPENS 21/05/2020

THE READING ROOM OF THE LIBRARY REOPENS

RESERVATIONS FOR JUNE ARE CLOSED In the hope that the sanitary conditions allow a reopening of the Reading Room also in next July, scholars are advised that, after next 29 June , the Ambrosiana Library intends to reopen to the public with specific precautions, to guarantee of the health of both scholars and staff: 1. […]

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BIBLIOTECA AND PINACOTECA: REOPENING DATES 18/05/2020

BIBLIOTECA AND PINACOTECA: REOPENING DATES

We inform our visitors that, following the recent issue of government and regional guidelines on the reopening of Museums and Libraries, it will take some time to adapt our structure to the provisions in question. Therefore the reopening will be gradual, starting from the following dates: the Pinacoteca will reopen from Saturday 30 May; the […]

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The Ambrosiana doesn’t stop! 18/03/2020

The Ambrosiana doesn’t stop!

In these days the Ambrosiana is closed to the public, but does not stop! Every day, on our social media, you can find new contents and anticipations on future initiatives. We have also created a new area on the website, the MEDIATECA, where news videos are uploaded weekly. We look forward to welcoming you back […]

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BIBLIOTECA, PINACOTECA AND CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC 08/03/2020

BIBLIOTECA, PINACOTECA AND CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

We inform our visitors that, following the recent issue of government guidelines on the reopening of Museums and Libraries, it will be necessary to have some time to adapt our structure to the provisions in question. Therefore the Ambrosiana Library and Art Gallery and the Crypt of San Sepolcro will remain closed until further notice. […]

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MARCH 3-8: OPENING HOURS OF BIBLIOTECA, PINACOTECA AND CRYPT 02/03/2020

MARCH 3-8: OPENING HOURS OF BIBLIOTECA, PINACOTECA AND CRYPT

We inform our visitors that, in compliance with the Prime Minister’s Decree, the Library and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana reopen to the public from Tuesday 3 March, according to the following opening hours: LIBRARY READING ROOM Open from March 3 to 6, from 9.00 to 17.00 (number of admissions limited to 12 people,to avoid gatherings) PINACOTECA It […]

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BOOKINGS FOR FEBRUARY 25 THROUGH MARCH 1: HOW TO RESCHEDULE THE VISIT OR GET A REFUND 24/02/2020

BOOKINGS FOR FEBRUARY 25 THROUGH MARCH 1: HOW TO RESCHEDULE THE VISIT OR GET A REFUND

We kindly ask those who have booked a visit to the Pinacoteca and or Crypt (both single visitors and groups) to get in touch with our booking office via email to reschedule the visit (when possibile), or get a refund: AMBROSIANA BOOKING OFFICE email: ambrosiana@vivaticket.com Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00, holidays excluded We are sorry for the inconvenience, […]

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BIBLIOTECA, PINACOTECA AND CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC 23/02/2020

BIBLIOTECA, PINACOTECA AND CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Dear Visitors, in compliance with the decree of the Lombardy Region on the measures to contain the contagion from Coronavirus, we inform you that the Library, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and the Crypt of San Sepolcro will be closed to the public from tomorrow, 24 February, and until new provisions by the Authority. Thanks for your […]

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AULA LEONARDI CLOSED FOR RENOVATION 29/01/2020

AULA LEONARDI CLOSED FOR RENOVATION

We inform our kind visitors that the Aula Leonardi will be closed for renovation works from February 4 until the 1st week of March included. In this period the following works will not be on show: Vespino, copy after theLast Supper and the Virgin of the rocks Luini, fresco withChrist crowned with thorns The other […]

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CRIPTA SAN SEPOLCRO: NEW PRICES AND OPENING HOURS 24/01/2020

CRIPTA SAN SEPOLCRO: NEW PRICES AND OPENING HOURS

From January 31, the Crypt of San Sepolcro reopens to the public with news operating hours and special prices. Come and discover this unique place, at the heart of Milan, a shrine of faith, art and history! Combo tickets with the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana will be on sale at the two venues’ ticket offices (Pinacoteca: Piazza […]

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BIBLIOTECA AND PINACOTECA: OPENING HOURS DURING CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES 21/11/2019

BIBLIOTECA AND PINACOTECA: OPENING HOURS DURING CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES

We inform our kind visitors that our opening hours during the Christmas festivities will be as follows: PINACOTECA Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 to 18.00 Special closures / openings Closed on December 25 and on January 1 OPEN ON JANUARY 6, Epiphany day, from 10.00 to 18.00 BIBLIOTECA Reading room closed from Monday December 23 […]

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AMBROSIANA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FROM DECEMBER 4 TO 7 INCLUDED 13/11/2019

AMBROSIANA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FROM DECEMBER 4 TO 7 INCLUDED

We inform the kind visitors of the Pinacoteca and the scholars attending the Library’s reading room that the Ambrosiana will be closed to the public from December 4 to 7 included. The Pinacoteca will reopen on December 8 (10.00-18.00), whereas the Library’s reading room on December 9 according to the usual opening hours (9.00-17.00). We […]

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EXHIBITION MARINA ABRAMOVIC | ESTASI CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC ON NOVEMBER 29 AND DECEMBER 10 28/10/2019

EXHIBITION MARINA ABRAMOVIC | ESTASI CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC ON NOVEMBER 29 AND DECEMBER 10

We inform our kind visitors that the exhibition Marina Abramovic |Estasi will be closed to the public on November 29 and December 10 We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for understanding. Visit the exhibition’s official website

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Reduction on the admission ticket for the “RAFFAELLO 2020” exhibition at the Museo della Permanente 24/10/2019

Reduction on the admission ticket for the “RAFFAELLO 2020” exhibition at the Museo della Permanente

On the occasion of the Raffaello 2020 exhibition at the Permanent Museum (October 4 2019 – February 2 2020), it will be possible for visitors in possession of a Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ticket to access the exhibition at the reduced price of € 12.00 instead of € 14.00. In turn, visitors of the exhibition who want […]

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Portrait of a Musician on temporary loan 10/10/2019

Portrait of a Musician on temporary loan

We inform our visitors that Leonardo da Vinci’s Portrait of Musician will be on loan at the Louvre from October 14, 2019 until the end of February 2020.

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November 5 and 6: Room of the Raphael Cartoon closed to the public 25/09/2019

November 5 and 6: Room of the Raphael Cartoon closed to the public

We inform our kind visitors that the Room of the Raphael Cartoon will be closed to the public on November 5 and 6 2019 for important maintenance works necessary for a good conservation procedure. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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THE RESTORATION OF THE HYPOGEAN CHURCH OF SAN SEPOLCRO IS COMPLETED 22/07/2019

THE RESTORATION OF THE HYPOGEAN CHURCH OF SAN SEPOLCRO IS COMPLETED

With the restoration of the hypogean church of San Sepolcro Milan recovers an important piece of its artistic heritage. The works, started in 2018, were conducted by the Superintendency of Milan, thanks to the financing of one million euros from the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities, with the contracting authority of the Lombardy Regional […]

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SUMMER 2019: BIBLIOTECA AND PINACOTECA OPENING HOURS 15/06/2019

SUMMER 2019: BIBLIOTECA AND PINACOTECA OPENING HOURS

We inform scholars and researches that the Library reading room will be closed from July 22 to August 30 included. The Pinacoteca will remain open throughout the summer from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10.00 to 18.00. The Ambrosiana wishes you happy holidays!

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“5xLeonardo”<br>a single and discounted ticket to visit five Milanese museums 18/04/2019

“5xLeonardo”
a single and discounted ticket to visit five Milanese museums

From 16 May, the date of the extraordinary reopening to the public of the Sala delle Asse at the Castello Sforzesco, and until 12 January 2020, the closing day of the Milano Leonardo500 event, which will pay tribute to the genius with a rich program of multidisciplinary initiatives, visitors will be able to follow in […]

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HAPPY EASTER! 10/04/2019

HAPPY EASTER!

We inform our kind visitors that during the upcoming festivities the opening hours of the Biblioteca and of the Pinacoteca will be the following: BIBLIOTECA The reading room will be closed from April 19 to 26 included. PINACOTECA The museum will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 21, and it will be open on Easter […]

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New multimedia guide for the Pinacoteca 02/04/2019

New multimedia guide for the Pinacoteca

The Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, on the occasion of the public opening of the newly restored Cartoon for the School of Athens on March 27, presents a new multimedia guide* that will help visitors enrich the viewing experience by providing new content and in-depth information on 52 artworks housed in the Museum. The guide is currently available […]

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MARCH 26: PINACOTECA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL 15.00 21/03/2019

MARCH 26: PINACOTECA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL 15.00

The Pinacoteca Ambrosiana will be closed to the public on Tuesday 26 March until 15.00

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THE TUPINAMBA’ CLOAK | MUSEOSEGRETO 2019 21/02/2019

THE TUPINAMBA’ CLOAK | MUSEOSEGRETO 2019

From February 26 2019, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana enhances its exhibition tour with an antique piece of extraordinary workmanship.
It is a rare and precious ritual Tupinambá cloack, made by Brazilian indigenous population that inhabited the Atlantic coastal strip between the mouth of the Amazon and the state of São Paulo.

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5: ROOM 19 CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC 01/02/2019

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5: ROOM 19 CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

We inform our kind visitors that on Tuesday, February 5, room 19 will be closed to the public. We are sorry for the inconvenience.  

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THE AMBROSIANA WISHES YOU MARRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR! 19/12/2018

THE AMBROSIANA WISHES YOU MARRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

We inform our kind visitors that during Christmas festivities the Library and the Pinacoteca follow a special schedule.

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MATERIALS EXCLUDED FROM CONSULTATION 18/12/2018

MATERIALS EXCLUDED FROM CONSULTATION

The following rules integrate Library rules. For the consultation of manuscripts and incunabula, a university degree is required that guarantees practice with manuscripts and ancient books. If not, a cover letter will be required from the reference teacher or institution, who also acts as guarantor. Excluded from these conditions are only and exclusively people of […]

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Bookings 13/12/2018

Bookings

The Ambrosiana has a new booking service for groups and guided tours!

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WELCOME TO THE NEW WEBSITE OF THE AMBROSIANA 13/12/2018

WELCOME TO THE NEW WEBSITE OF THE AMBROSIANA

The redesign of the new website started from the understanding of the Ambrosiana’s singular, multiple nature. Our hope is to create a positive and original cultural energy uniting the three main strands of this great Milanese institution and to place them at the service of the public.

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IL RAFFAELLO DELL’AMBROSIANA. IN PRINCIPIO IL CARTONE 21/02/2018

IL RAFFAELLO DELL’AMBROSIANA. IN PRINCIPIO IL CARTONE

From March 27 2019. After four years of intense work, the restoration of the Preliminary Carton of the School of Athens by Raffaello Sanzio comes to an end.

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WHAT’S ON

THE PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA IS OPEN ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Pinacoteca

THE PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA IS OPEN ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1

On Monday, November 1, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana is open from 10.00 to 18.00.

15/10/2021
NEWS
Signed the Agreement with Sharjah Book Authority

Ambrosiana

Signed the Agreement with Sharjah Book Authority

The primary objective of this partnership wants to be the common enhancement of the book heritage available in both libraries, studying innovative forms of accessibility to the precious historical collections and in particular to the ancient manuscripts in Arabic that the Ambrosiana Library has collected and preserved since the seventeenth century

28/09/2021
NEWS
NAPOLEON AT THE AMBROSIANA

Pinacoteca

NAPOLEON AT THE AMBROSIANA

A journey through representation in the Napoleonic era in Milan: a melting pot of tradition, propaganda and of change and continuity at the same time.

05/10/2021-23/01/2022
Exhibition
READING ROOM: <br>UPDATED OPENING HOURS

Ambrosiana

READING ROOM: UPDATED OPENING HOURS

Open from Sep 1, Monday to Friday, 9.00 to 13.00. Reservation mandatory.

30/08/2021
NEWS
PINACOTECA: UPDATED OPENING HOURS

Pinacoteca

PINACOTECA: UPDATED OPENING HOURS

Opening hours, booking and access procedures

29/07/2021
NEWS

ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 104 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Mouse with Roses, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 455 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Sacra Conversazione, Ambrogio da Fossano detto il Bergognone (1453-1523)
The Placing of Christ in the Sepulchre, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Portrait of a Pilgrim, Monogrammista HL (XVI secolo)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 21 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Triumph of David, Lucas Hugenszoon detto Luca di Leida (1494-1533)
The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist, Ubertini Francesco detto Bachiacca (1494-1557)
Naturalis Historia, Plinio il Vecchio (23-79 dC)
Mary Magdalene, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Winter Landscape with Skaters, Hendrick Avercamp (1585-1634)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 851 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Display case with the hair of Lucrezia Borgia, Alfredo Ravasco
De divina proportione, Luca Pacioli (1445 circa – 1517)
Dantesque window, Giuseppe Bertini (1825-1898)
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 812 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
The Annunciation, Gerolamo Mazzola Bedoli (1500-1569)
Portrait of Saint Charles Borromeo, Giovanni Ambrogio Figino (1548-1608)
Pietà (copy from Michelangelo), Leone Leoni
Saint John the Baptist, Gian Giacomo Caprotti
The Madonna Enthroned with Saint Ambrose and Saint Michael, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
Landscape with Saint John the Baptist, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
Christ on the Way to Calvary, Giovanni Busi detto Cariani (1480-1547)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 117 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Dormition of the Virgin, Anonimo ferrarese (XV secolo)
The Madonna and Child with a Worshipper, Bernardino Betti detto il Pinturicchio (1454-1513)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 858 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 49 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Magdalen and the Angel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
The infant Jesus with a Lamb, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
Octagonal casket, Bottega degli Embriachi (XIV-XV secolo)
llias picta, NA
Basket of fruit, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610)
Clock with astrolabe, Sconosciuto
Head of Christ the Redeemer, Gian Giacomo Caprotti detto Salai (1480-1524)
Judith and Holofernes, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
The Virgin of the Rocks, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
Latin astrolabe, Anonymous
Laocoon (copy of the Vatican original), Leone Leoni
The Kiss, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 33 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 4 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 199 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Adoration of the Magi, Andrea Schiavone (1510-1563)
Portrait of Bernardino da Lesmo, Bartolomeo Veneto (1502-1530)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 663 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 145 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Madonna Nursing the Child by the Fountain, Bernaert van Orley (1488-1541)
A Soul in Purgatory, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 139 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Noctes Atticae, Aulo Gellio
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 26 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 5 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Adoration of the Magi, Maestro del Santo Sangue (XVI secolo)
Mercury and Argus, Anonimo genovese (XVII secolo)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 844 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Washerwomen at the Canal, Emilio Gola (1851-1923)
Allegory of Fire, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 845 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 307 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Christ Crowned with Thorns, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
The Damned Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Adoration, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
Napoleon Bonaparte’s gloves, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 272 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Portrait of a Musician, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Locked out of school, Emilio Longoni (1859-1932)
The Madonna and Child with Saint John the Evangelist and Saint John the Baptist, Marco d’Oggiono (1470-1525)
The Blessed Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Portrait of a Young Man, Vittore Ghislandi detto Frà Galgario (1655-1743)
The Holy Family, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1609-1661)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 71 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 12 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 116 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Man in Armour, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Plato, Giovanni Antonio Piatti (1447-1480)
Portrait of Napoleon King of Italy, Andrea Appiani (1754-1817)
Nautilus shell, Sconosciuto
Apse of San Satiro and View of the Duomo, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Adoration of the Magi, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
The Holy Family with Saints Anne and John, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, Antonio Badile (1518-1560)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 860 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 710 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Saint Michael the Archangel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
The Assumption of the Virgin, Giovanni Agostino da Lodi (1467-1524 circa)
Portrait of Emilia Morosini Zeltner, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
The School of Athens, Raffaello Sanzio (1483-1520)
The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis, Ambito di Francesco Albani (1578-1660)
Lesenes and trophies, Agostino Busti detto il Bambaia (1483-1548)
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Pietro Antonio Magatti (1691-1767)
Mary Magdalene Penitent, Guido Reni (1575-1642)
The Arco della Pace in Milan, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Portrait of Paolo Morigia, Fede Galizia (1578-1630)
The Madonna of the Pavilion, Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi detto) (1444 o 1445-1510)
Diana the Huntress, Joachim Friess (XVI-XVII secolo)
Portrait of a Young Man, Giorgione (Giorgio da Castelfranco copia da) (1478 circa-1510)
Vase of Flowers with Jewel, Coins and Shells, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Cup with Turbo marmoratus shell, Christoph Lencker (1556 circa-1613)
The Martyrdom of Saint Peter of Verona, Alessandro Bonvicino detto Moretto (1490-1554)
Portrait of Giovanni Battista Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 873 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 3 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Seascape, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 149 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Moses and the Brazen Serpent, Cesare Ligari (1716-1770)
View of the Interior of the Duomo, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Armillary sphere, NA
Allegory of Water, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 719 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Original Sin, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1006 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Libro d’Ore Borromeo, Cristoforo de Predis (1440-1486)
Portrait of Manfredo Settala, Daniele Crespi (1600-1630) attribuito a
Male portrait, Hans Muelich (1516-1573)
Portrait of Alessandro Negroni Prati Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1058 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint Jerome, Cesare Magni (1511-1534)
Portico in Ruins, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, Jacopo da Ponte detto il Bassano (1510-1592)
Daggers with sheath (eared sfondagiaco dagger), Milanese Gunsmiths
Jael and Sisera, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
The Adoration of the Magi, Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli also known as Morazzone (1571-1626)
Ceremonial saddle and stirrups. Detail of the wooden horse of Troy, Arte armaiola milanese
Allegorical Female Figure, Giovanni Serodine (1600-1631)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 29 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1069 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Still Life with Musical Instruments, Evaristo Baschenis (1617-1677)
The Adoration with Saint Roch, Gian Pietro Rizzoli detto Giampietrino (1508-1549)
Flowers in a Vase, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Figured casket, Scultore lombardo
The Ambrosian Virgil of Francesco Petrarca, NA
Portrait of Giuseppina Negroni Prati Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 72 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Holy Family with Sain John, Tobias and the Archangel Raphael, Bonifacio Veronese (1487-1553)
Portrait of a Lady, Giovanni Ambrogio De Predis (1455-1508)
The Last Supper, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
Self Portrait, Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
Flowers and Roses, Gaetano Previati (1852-1920)
Orrery, Sconosciuto
Horse’s head (Copy from the equestrian monument to Marcus Aurelius on the Capitol in Rome), NA
Self Portrait, Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844)
Portrait of Peter Leopold of Habsburg-Lorraine (later Leopold II), Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-1779)
Susanna at her Bath, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1609-1661)
Portrait of a Young Girl with a Dove, Natale Schiavoni (1777-1858)
Portrait of a Gentleman (Michel de l’Hospital), Giovan Battista Moroni (1520-1578)
Crib, Federico Barocci o Baroccio detto il Fiori (1535-1612) (replica di)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 909 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Maternity, Mosè Bianchi (1840-1904)
Christ Resurrected, Marco Basaiti (1470-1530)
Burse, Artista dell’Italia centrale
Kids and Lambs, Francesco Londonio (1723-1783)