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“Showcase for the best of Italian design”

La Triennale di Milano
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US$82.70*
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Milan Pass Including Duomo Terraces and La Scala
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US$26.37*
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Milan City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Ranked #42 of 859 things to do in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: La Triennale di Milano is an international cultural institution which organises exhibitions and conferences as well as hosting arts, design, architecture, fashion, cinema, communications and social events. It organizes cutting hedge, high profile exhibitions dedicated to contemporary art and social issues, with nationally and internationally renowned architects and designers, and top stylists who have influenced tastes and customs.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Baby buggy parking, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Bucharest, Romania
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Showcase for the best of Italian design”
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Good atmosphere, visited the Fornasetti retrospective which was outstanding. The other exhibitions were good and the permeant Design Museum is worth a visit

Visited February 2014
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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“always something worth seeing”
Reviewed 30 December 2013

If you just pop in there is always something worth seeing, the permanent contemporary collection anchor for the temporary shows and outdoor play area and exhibits during the summer. Even the bar has sensational designs (nb the hollow coffee spoon and the video tables) .. The space often organizes fab labs for young kids , like play in a steel drum band or bread making etc
Brilliant address for families

Visited December 2013
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Singapore
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Expected More about Design”
Reviewed 24 December 2013

Cold & rainy day and indoors was our option. €10 entry fee entitled access to museum & current exhibitions. The Italian Design section left me feeling flat & disappointed - I was expecting something more, other than flashing lights & odd displays. The exhibitions displaying photography by Nicollo Biddau & art by Piero Fornasetti were excellent & made the visit seem worthwhile.

Visited December 2013
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Edinburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Informative, engaging & well worth a visit”
Reviewed 2 December 2013 via mobile

Visited this museum on a wet & snowy afternoon in milan. 10EUR entry gets you access to all the exhibitions on and it was one of the highlights of the trip for me.
Fantastic exhibits including made in slums by mathare-nairobi, piero fornasetti, massimo Minni and several other high profile photography & design names.
Easy way to spend 2-3 hours. And the walk through the castle and park en route to the museum is just delightful.

Visited November 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Informative for beginners”
Reviewed 1 September 2013 via mobile

If you're interested in Design, and architecture and you don't know much about them, let Triennale to show you the way.

I saw some average and bad reviews about this museum, yet still decided to go to check it out by myself.
The entrance fee was 10€ including three exhibitions. I have to say my favorite one was a free exhibition about Rohe award for Europe architecture, and I also enjoyed very much of the main exhibition.
The main one uses innovative display to introduce the great Italian designers and marked their achievements. (If the introduction could be more detailed will be even better)

If you like design but don't know much about it, this will be a great choice!
Yet the only drawback was that I wanted to buy some related books but there're few choices.

Visited August 2013
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