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Museo Poldi-Pezzoli

Museo Poldi-Pezzoli Review

This exceptional museum, opened in 1881, was once a private residence and collection, and contains not only pedigreed paintings but also porcelain, textiles, and a cabinet with scenes from Dante's life. The gem is undoubtedly the Portrait of a Lady by Antonio Pollaiuolo (1431–98), one of the city's most prized treasures and the source of the museum's logo. The collection also includes masterpieces by Botticelli (1445–1510), Andrea Mantegna (1431–1506), Giovanni Bellini (1430–1516), and Fra Filippo Lippi (1406–69). Private guided tours are available by reservation.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Via Manzoni 12, Quadrilatero, Milan, 20121 | Map It
  • Phone: 02/794889
  • Cost: €9
  • Hours: Wed.–Mon. 10–6
  • Website:
  • Metro: Montenapoleone.
  • Location: Milan
Updated: 03-07-2013

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