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Pinacoteca di Brera

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Address: Via Brera 28 | Brera, 20121 Milan, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 390 272 2631
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08:30 - 19:15
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Tue - Sun 08:30 - 19:15
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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See some of the world’s most stunning, centuries-old paintings from Italian...

See some of the world’s most stunning, centuries-old paintings from Italian masters including Caravaggio and Raphael. The gallery’s collection is housed in a 19th century former monastery.

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Part of the tour .... interesting art work

Not a regular in art gallery's but it was part of our conference tour. Interesting history and space - enjoyed some of the replica paintings and the search for authenticity .

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London, Canada
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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not a regular in art gallery's but it was part of our conference tour. Interesting history and space - enjoyed some of the replica paintings and the search for authenticity .

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Husband and I stumbled across the Brera Gallery and we are glad we did. Vast array of art work. Hadn't appreciated that Napoleon had wanted to create an italian Louvre- creating this gallery. We didn't book any tickets in advance- we went mid morning and got tickets straight away.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have to admit I was thinking will be like the National gallery in England, but not is much smaller and isn't free cost €10 .. they don't have many rooms and some rooms just have few pictures hanged at the wall. Toilets are broken so men can use the female toilet... if you are changing clothing or doing something... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had been told that the final exam pieces for that years arts students were on display and it would well worth a look. Fabulous work on display from the students, mixture of fine and modern, contemporary and traditional techniques. Fabrics, designs, glass, clay, marble all sorts. plus the actual sculptures of the historical drs and scholars, all housed in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really worth visiting, so many wonderful pieces of art it is hard to appreciate all of them during one visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This art gallery contains many famous masterpieces, mostly from the middle ages but also some more recent. Napoleon wanted to create a gallery in Italy to rival the collection in the Louvre and he 'relocated' most of the works displayed here from Venice. A little gem hidden away in the backstreets behind La Scala and well worth spending a couple... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Pinacoteca di Brera is one of the most exquisite collections or Italian art worldwide. It is located in a former Jesuit convent, a beautiful building from the XVI century. The museum is not big, but if you like Italian paintings (medieval, renaissance and romantic art) you will be delighted by its quality. You should keep in mind that most... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This has some of the most incredible masterpieces in the world. The Dead Christ by Mantegna is UNIQUE.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place as a part of a guided walking tour of the city of Milano. The guide explained the history of the place and the naked statue of Napolean in the center

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thrilling to see so many paintings from my art books up close! We visited in the middle of the week in January so it was fairly quiet and we could really study the paintings that we had only seen in our books.

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Brera
Brera captures the real essence of the city. It is an excellent mix between history and modernity, where tradition meets innovation. Here design and beauty reign. On Via Brera there are the famous Pinacoteca (galleries), the National Gallery of Modern and Antique Art, and the Academy of Fine Arts. Interior design boutiques and intellectual cafes are typical of the district. Walking along Via Madonnina is a must to admire the architecture of buildings and the design stores. On Sundays, going to the local market is an unmissable opportunity for fashion, style and art. Tucked away, there is the Orto Botanico di Brera botanical garden that seems like a painting framed in an ancient fairy structure. Last but not least, it’s worth a visit to Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli with its Planetarium, the Civico Museo di Storia Naturale (Natural History Museum).
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