Picture gallery, an outstanding collection of Italian painters and sculptors. In 38 halls of the museum are paintings by Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Lotto, Tintoretto and other famous masters. The museum collection also includes paintings by recognized artists from other countries - Goya, Rembrandt, El Greco. The Pinacoteca is housed in a 16th-century palace and shares the premises with the Academy of Arts.
Amazing experience. The public gallery in a beautiful classical building. Great exposition and collection of the painting. The paintings were mostly religious themed. We bought tickets online, and entrance was without waiting.
If you're staying in Milan, I highly recommend a visit. You'll find some unique masterpieces. The museum is modest in size, but if you want to fully appreciate the exceptional details and expressions, you can devote a whole afternoon to it... Read more » There's also a café where you can take a break.
Pieter van der Werf
Most breathtaking collection of Renaissance art situated at the heart of Brera. The way the art is presented with the collectors view on the piece of art presented, is most interesting and interactive. The cafe is a pleasant place the have a drink or.. Read more » a sandwich. If you make a reservation you can enter the museum without standing in line.
Amazing collection and history of the museum. Not to be missed if art is your gig. If you’re lucky you’ll even see live restoration of paintings.
A lovely art museum in a beautiful classical building and university. The paintings were mostly religious themed which can be too heavy to watch (especially Jesus and his suffering) The highlight for me was the modern art pieces, the forum and the .. Read more »university botanical garden (backyard)
Nice small art museum. Personally too many paintings with religious themes but overall very well organised museum with lots of chairs to sit down and bilingual explanations of the artwork.
I love art, especially by old Italian Masters. Got to witness two of Caravaggio's works. Something about how it's been put together, very easy to read through and understand. There are many small stations with a small desk and pencils for y.. Read more »ou to stretch your sketching skills.
We had a bit of a hard time to find the entrance, but we asked another tourist and we were directed to go upstairs.
There was a short line of about 8 people around 2pm, so you can purchase tickets quite easily at the counter. You can leave your back.. Read more »pack in the lockers, just have €1 handy and you will get it back after you pick up your stuff.
There are renovations going on, but there is still a lot to see. Rembrandt, Caravaggio, and Picasso were my highlights. Guides were very helpful and responded in English when we needed help to find Caravaggio. Really a lovely museum worth the visit, just needs a better signage where to go when you get there.
One of the best art museums that I had the chance to visit. Since it was February, we didn’t consider the need to buy the tickets in advance. But even during this time of year we didn’t expect to see so many people; so I definitely recomm.. Read more »end buying the tickets in advance if you plan to visit during the high season.
There are lockers at the entrence of the museums for 1 euro that you get to take back after you leave; and that was very helpful.
Beautiful museum, the best i’ve been to in Milan! The courtyard is free entry, if you just want to have a look at the building and some of the statues, but there are many gorgeous art pieces to see inside. When we went, there were also 2 artist.. Read more »s inside that were singing, which added to the overall great experience. Definitely worth a visit!
Beautiful museum. The entrance itself with the open courtyard is already impressive. For sure worth visiting for 2-3 hours. Bigger than I expected it to be. The only negative thing to say would be how unclear it is where the entrance is. They placed .. Read more »signs pointing two different ways. One is up the stairs and says “tickets with reservation” , while the other sign points entrance past the stairs and elevators which leads absolutely nowhere and is a really long walk. The right way is up the stairs and they could point this out more clearly. Lots of confused people…
One of best museums I've ever had the honor of visiting. The collection of Italian Renaissance painting is unmatched. This is a must see! This is one of the best activities you can do on Milan while on holiday.
Absolute gem of an art museum. All artworks are explained bilingually. Some have family friendly descriptions. Some have fabrics attached for visitors to touch. Two ateliers of restorations are on view. Feels like a living and breathing museum.
Extraordinary art gallery, absolute must see in Milan. This is one of the best art galleries I've ever visited, the use of wall colour and lighting really brings the experience to life, we went in the middle of July and it wasn't crowded at.. Read more » all, there were a comfortable amount of people inside. There are a limited number of lockers available as they don't allow you to bring water etc into the gallery and they have a cost also.
Yes!!! Just Yes!!! I went there and bought a ticket for the next day for 15€ in a machine in front of the museum entrance,cause I think the tickets for the day I went were already sold out
But it was 100% worth the wait!
The museum has some &ld.. Read more »quo;fun fact” plaques code to some pieces that were really fun to read and think about along the visit
The pieces presented are well placed. I got myself surprised with a Picasso that I was not expecting there too as well a low key Caravaggio and a copy of a Caravaggio that made me kind of confuse at first haha
The only downside I would say is that the numbering of the rooms got me confused a bit… I also didn’t have a map, I don’t know if they provide that or not.
Raphael, Bramante, Caravaggio. Need I say more. Excellent high renaissance art pieces. Definitely book in advance. Easy to get lost here. And the cafe at the end is a nice recharge.
I was not able to purchase tickets online - website isn't loading and the email also bounces back. How are people suppose to purchase tickets ?
Came on Tuesday and got tickets right at the machine, which was great. Beautiful paintings but very s.. Read more »mall for the price !
For art lovers the best place to visit in Milano. Not particularly big, but nice collection of visual art mostly from Renaissance era. Very nice Caravaggio is probably the biggest highlight of the museum, but far from being the only interesting thing.. Read more » in the museum. Highly recommended. Crowds reasonable, but tickets need to be reserved in advance.
The magic of this place is that it is not only a museum, but also an Academic of fine arts! You can freely walk along the corridors and look into the classrooms where lectures are being held! Also in the museum you can see a unique process - the rest.. Read more »oration of paintings in real time! At the exit of the museum - very pleasant cafe, where you can have a cup of coffee and savor your impressions!
Definitely worth a visit, incredibly large selection of Italian and European artists. The part dedicated to Hayez is itself worth the ticket price. Remember to book in advance, you will need to add the time of visit as well.
We were there the day of.. Read more » the earthquake, our tickets were put on hold and we were allowed to go back at any time during the day, but usually you have to be there according to your reservation schedule.
It was okay I guess. I'm not a pro so maybe my review is biased but I was quite underwhelmed... Not much diversity. Lots of renaissance paintings which portray Madonna and the babe and Jesus being crucified... Once I had seen a dozen of these, I.. Read more » feel like I had seen it all. Interesting area was the transparent restoration booth.
The museum is worth a visit if you are into art. A lot of it is religiously themed however so take that into consideration. The building itself is very beautiful and nice to look around in. The upper floor is the museum consisting of around 32 rooms .. Read more »and the lower floor has facilities related to the art school.
We spent around 2 hours in there although we did walk through the later part a bit quicker due to needing to be at the next museum in time.
One of the best art galleries I have been to, and probably the best only-painting one in Italy and one of best in the world. The price is very reasonable and especially for students. Audio guide was very helpful and good and the price was also good. .. Read more »The gift shop could use improvement.
This is a must visit if you’re in Milan. The Brera area and architecture is beautiful enough but the art inside is breathtaking. You could get lost for hours in there. I highly recommend it.
This place is truly amazing. Definitely worth a visit. Great paintings and the explanations and extra info under the paintings is also great. We spent quite some time here, so take your time.
A pretty interesting place. It has A LOT of paintings. Unfortunately, the audio guide was exclusively in italian... Which I don't know. :) You can read about the paintings tho in English on their side, there are usually a couple of metal plates .. Read more »with explanations. Pleasant building.
Grégoire Le Corre
The entry is a bit expensive but it's an exceptional collection displayed in a beautiful place. The museography is held at a good standard and you get to see the pieces which are being restored. Also soon you will be able to see the 20th century.. Read more » paintings in a separate building which is being prepared. The bookshop is a bit small and doesn't have a lot, which would be my only criticism.
An incredible place, perfect for people interested in antique art. It's undeniably a popular tourist attraction so you'll most likely find long queues but it's definitely worth the wait. You'll find some convenient lockers at the .. Read more »entrance after purchasing your ticket, so you don't have to carry anything with you while you walk around, but you have to pay for them. Definitely raccomend.
One of the best museums I've ever had the pleasure to visit.
The staff was nice and kind, and helped us discovering the various galleries.
The measures taken for the pandemic are also impressive and the overall experience was of course amazing.
Artwork were all beautiful. But I suggest booking through their official site rather than any other ticketing site.
Don't forget to book in advance. We had the earliest entrance,but needed to wait as they were late to open the gallery. It is not as big as we expected. In general exposition itself is not bad.
Amazing food and service.
My wife and I found this restaurant by accident. Well worth it. We ordered the cheese board for two and pizza, 2 prosecco, 1 chianti, 1 gin tonic. 50 euros. We didn't finish the amazing food so they wrapped it to go.
This is the museum that everyone who goes to Milan visit, and I understand why. Pinacoteca di Brera consists mostly paintings with classical style (I hope I am right - what I mean is the traditional way of painting that was taught in Art academies). .. Read more »It is not really my type but the display is magnificent. They also have a cafe outside when your visit is over, with a very nice view. Here you can see how the artwork is preserved and recovered, to fight against the time. If you want to enjoy an artistic Milan, this is the place to go.
Beautiful collection of excellent pieces of art. Great lighting and calm atmosphere. I passed hours touring the gallery and it wasn't nearly enough.I would return as soon as possible
Nice place but in covid period you need to make an appointment on the website for visiting
If you want to feel the magic of one of the best historic areas of Milan is a must to go.
The art gallery is inside the Art University - Brera. You will have access to an incredible art collection like Raffaello, Caravaggio, Bellini...
The perfect pl.. Read more »an is to book the ticket in advance for a morning visit. Then at the end of your visit drink something in the fantastic cafeteria (you pay something more but is worth it). And then have a walk and food in the surroundings.
Wonderful historical place. Would love to have some animations as it feels boring
Fantastic collection with a lot of really famous masterpieces such as Hayez's kiss. If you're into that I really suggest you visit it, it's very well kept!
Beautiful gallery with some amazing art! Please note that during the covid19 crisis the exhibition seems to be smaller than normal and that you are limited to spend one and a half hour at the museum. Furthermore you are required to book a slot in adv.. Read more »ance. It is a pity that you do not have more time inside the museum. It is also free admission during the covid19 crisis and therefore it is hard to complain about this. Enjoy your time there!
Fantastic Italian art and friendly helpful staff who were very welcoming.
Great gallery! Mostly with paintings relating to religion.
Juan Camilo Vargas
It is awesome.
Went in early August so I had to book, the museum was almost empty, lots of space to enjoy properly each piece. I had ab amazing experience although there was no guide but it can be accessed through their app. My only regret is not hav.. Read more »ing visited on my previous visits to Milan.
Very beautiful museum and interesting art content. They really welcome their citizens, but also foreigners, to see what they have to offer. They used to offer (I don't know now) a reduced price entrance if you'd go late evening on a certain.. Read more » day of the week. Furthermore during the epidemic they were offering online view of their paintings and you could get to know more about the painters though the info below.
We came on first Sunday and get free tickets. Line was very long, but staff manged it well. Space is well organized. Pictures are impressive. Very nice?