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Museo Civico Archeologico

Corso Magenta 15, 20123 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8645 0011
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A small but fascinating historical insight

This is a very interesting museum and well worth a visit. It's reasonably priced at just €5 and... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2016
SueandFran
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Brighton
Limited but interesting range of archeologocal exhibits.

Not a very extensive range of exhibits compared to larger similarly themed museums. However, there... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2015
ADXBS
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Corso Magenta 15, 20123 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

This is a very interesting museum and well worth a visit. It's reasonably priced at just €5 and with three floors of artefacts to see it gives a good 1-2 hours of interest.

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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Not a very extensive range of exhibits compared to larger similarly themed museums. However, there are some local exhibits from Milan's roman era which are unique. There are also other very beautiful Greek and Etruscan exhibits from all over Italy and beyond. The museum is...More

2  Thank ADXBS
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The museum offers you for just 5 euro a complete insight into the historic times of the whole Italy. Apart from the beautiful scenes in the basement of the museum, you can see the whole archeological site hidden from the outside as well as visit...More

2  Thank AndreaPO4675WH
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Roman history is a fascinating subject. When Rome was developing after 500 BC, the rest of Italy was foreign. not Roman. There were Roman citizens and Italians. By the end of the 2nd Century AD much of Italy had been absorbed and granted Roman citizenship....More

3  Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 25 October 2015

People think of Milan as a fashion capital, or they think of the amazing cathedral, or Da Vinci, but they don't as much consider its ancient history. But what makes cities in Italy so fascinating is the multi-layered history, and here you can see a...More

3  Thank dinj
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Chiesa San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore was once the oldest and largest female convent in Milan, today it houses the Nun’s Chapel in one part and the Museo Civico Archaeologico in the rest of it. Looking at a drawing shows just how sprawling the complex...More

9  Thank 35yrdream
Reviewed 28 July 2015

At 5 Euro I felt this to be good value for a couple of hours. There are good exhibits on the Etruscans, Greeks, Early Middle Ages and Sardinian? Bronze Age. There is a section of Gandharan art which is a little out of place but...More

2  Thank Mosspiglet
Reviewed 16 June 2015

not as good as some we have seen throughout Europe like the Egyptian museums in Torino and Istanbul but it had some interesting pieces. The museum is mainly about things surrounding Milano with many of the exhibits explained in both Italian and English, others in...More

Thank pratomorone
Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

I can't understand how tourists are supposed to understand italian! Every interesting explanation is in italian.... They don't have any audio guide for tourist! Don't visit it if you are not from Italy!:):):)

1  Thank michel t
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We saw the outside of this museum while walking from the Duomo to the Santa Maria delle Grazie to see the Last Supper. Intrigued enough, we decided to stop in for a visit during our walk back to the Duomo area. If you are interested...More

1  Thank Keystone_Traveler
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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
...More
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