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:
€ 10.00 full
€ 8.00 for those entitled to reductions (Under 18, Over 65, COOP Lombardia members, ChiarA2A card holders, university students, MILANOCARD holders, ISIC card holders, ticket holders for the Museo Pogliaghi or Colosso san Carlo di Arona (within one year from issue), Catholic Action members, Friends of Brera association members, Touring Club members, FAI members, San Sepolcro crypt ticket holders, Duomo Pass or Duomo Fast-track integers, Piedmont Valle d’Aosta Museum Pass holders)
We also remind you that, as always, families get a special discount: up to 5 free admissions for children under 14 for each paying adult!
During this period, admissions will be further limited – max 20 for every half hour – and it will be necessary to pre-purchase tickets online through our site
The Crypt of the Holy Sepulcher will remain closed until a later date.
EXHIBIIIONS ON SHOW
In addition to the works of the collection, in the Pinacoteca you can admire two other exhibitions: the first, set up in the Federiciana Room and curated by Paola Salvi, is titled Anatomy from the Middle Ages to Leonardo da Vinci and presents a selection of volumes, all part of the very rich collection of the Ambrosiana Library, which to trace in significant stages the path of medicine and anatomy studies from the beginning of the millennium to the time when Leonardo da Vinci was active.
The other, set up for the edition of Museocity / Museosegreto in room 2-3, dedicated this year to female creativity – but never open so far – offers a series of documents of women who have distinguished themselves, each in their field of investigation. You will find, for example, typescripts and autograph material of Milanese poet Alda Merini (1931-2009), autograph sheets by Gaetana Agnesi (Milan, 1718-1799) one of the most important mathematicians of all time, first woman author of a book by mathematics and first to obtain a university chair of mathematics at the University of Bologna. These are flanked by the case with the hair of Lucrezia Borgia (1480-1519) and part of the correspondence between the Duchess of Ferrara and the Venetian humanist Pietro Bembo, in addition to the letters of the nun from Monza to Federico Borromeo.
SAFETY ADMISSION RULES FOR THE PINACOTECA
The entrance will be allowed only to those who wear their own mask (surgical or FFP2 without valve), which visitors will wear throughout the visit.
At the entrance, body temperature will be measured with a thermoscanner, visitors will have to clean their hands with a special sanitizing gel and then wear disposable protective gloves provided by the Pinacoteca.
At the entrance hall and in the exhibition halls it will be necessary to respect the distance of at least 1.5 meters from other visitors and to follow the safety regulations displayed in the hall.
Audio guides will not be available – at least initially.