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CURIOSITIES
The gloves worn by Napoleon at Waterloo

The gloves worn by Napoleon at Waterloo

Two hundred years ago, Napoleon Bonaparte, a personality, who certainly marked history between the end of the eighteenth century and the first decades of the nineteenth century, died in exile on the island of Sant’Elena. Not everyone knows that in the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, in room 9, a curious relic linked to him is kept...

CURIOSITIES
Anthropomorphic figures

Anthropomorphic figures

Today we talk about a series of artifacts made of very curious materials...

CURIOSITIES
Parade saddle and two stirrups

Parade saddle and two stirrups

In this new video we talk about precious artifacts made by Milanese gunsmiths in the second half of the sixteenth century...

CURIOSITIES
Male figure made of shells

Male figure made of shells

Our journey through the wonders of the Ambrosiana today brings us to room 8 where, among precious coral specimens from the Settala collection, a curious statuette is on display…

WHAT’S ON

THE MIDDLE AGES IN MANUSCRIPT BOOKS

Pinacoteca

THE MIDDLE AGES IN MANUSCRIPT BOOKS

An itinerary through the treasures of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana curated by Federico Gallo and Stefano Martinelli Tempesta - Pinacoteca, rooms 2 and 3

25/04/2024-23/07/2024
Exhibition
MOLESKINE DETOUR

Pinacoteca

MOLESKINE DETOUR

From April 15, on the occasion of Design Week, the rooms of the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana will host 'Moleskine Detour', an international exhibition promoted by Moleskine and the Moleskine Foundation.

15/04/2024-11/06/2024
Exhibition
Restoration works for the recovery of the historic balconies of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Ambrosiana

Restoration works for the recovery of the historic balconies of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Recovery of the functionality of the balconies of the Sala Federiciana, Borromeo and della Rosa through the installation of lifelines

01/03/2024
NEWS
Notice for the users of the Reading Room

Biblioteca

GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH

Ambrosiana

GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH

Guided tour of the masterpieces of the Pinacoteca, together with professional guides of our official partner AdArtem

01/04/2023-30/06/2024