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Attractions to explore nearby Milan Natural History Museum

Milan Natural History MuseumCorso Venezia, 55, 20121 Milano MI, Italy

The Civic Museum of Natural History of Milan was founded in 1838 and is one of the most important naturalistic museums in Europe. It is part of the scientific museum pole of the museum sector of the Municipality of Milan. The museum is divided into five different permanent sections: Mineralogy, Paleontology, Natural History of Man, Invertebrate Zoology.

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Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli0.30 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The Indro Montanelli public gardens are a park in Milan, located in the Porta Venezia area.  Inaugurated in 1784 by the Habsburg administration, they were the first Milanese park expressly intended for collective entertainment. For over two centuries they have been called public gardens, gardens of Porta Venezia, Via Palestro gardens or simply the gardens, and use has yet taken root.  Since 2002 they have been named after the journalist and essayist Indro Montanelli, who used to spend part of hi

Villa Necchi Campiglio0.50 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

Villa Necchi Campiglio is a historic residence which is part of the " Case Museo di Milano " circuit.  Located in via Mozart 14, it was built between 1932 and 1935 as an independent single-family house based on a design by Piero Portaluppi, one of the greatest Italian architects of that period, and is surrounded by a large garden with a tennis court and swimming pool.

Bagatti Valsecchi Museum0.68 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum is a historic residence located in the Montenapoleone district, in the center of Milan. "Palazzo Bagatti Valsecchi", which houses the museum, was purchased by the Lombardy Region in 1975 and is one of the most important and best-preserved museum houses in Europe. Since October 2008 it has been part of the " Case Museo di Milano " circuit.

Via Monte Napoleone0.75 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The beautiful Via Monte Napoleone traces the old city walls built by Roman Emperor Maximian. In the first half of the 19th century, the street was reconstructed almost entirely in a neoclassical style and lined with the palaces of Milan's highest aristocracy.   Via Monte Napoleone is particularly famous for its ready-to-wear clothing- and jewelry shops.

Poldi Pezzoli Museum0.97 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The Poldi Pezzoli Museum is a house museum located in the central Via Manzoni in Milan; was created by Count Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli who, by means of a testamentary disposition of 1871, had set up a Poldi-Pezzoli artistic foundation that would collect in perpetuity the works of art he himself collected and that was in the home at the time of his death. The autonomous foundation was later erected as a non-profit organization with Royal Decree in 1887.

Brera Botanical Garden1.05 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The Brera Botanical Garden is located in the centre of Milan, adjacent to the south facade of the historic building from which it takes its name. The garden hosts educational and research activities in the fields of science, history, art, and the promotion of cultural heritage, including through projects and collaborations with other institutions and museums. It offers schools a wide range of educational, scientific, and interdisciplinary itineraries.

Pinacoteca di Brera1.14 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The Pinacoteca di Brera is a national gallery of ancient and modern art, located in the palace of the same name, one of the largest complexes in Milan with over 24,000 square meters of surface.  The museum exhibits one of the most famous collections in Italy of painting, specializing in Venetian and Lombard painting, with important pieces from other schools. Moreover, thanks to donations, it offers an exhibition itinerary that ranges from prehistoric times to contemporary art, with masterpieces

Palazzo Marino1.14 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

Palazzo Marino is a 16th-century palace located in Piazza Della Scala, in the center of Milan, Italy. It has been Milan's city hall since 9 September 1861. The palace has been the seat of the administration of the city of Milan since 1861. The building is named after Tommaso Marino, a rich Genoan merchant who commissioned the palace to make it his private home, although he died in bankruptcy. It became public property in 1781 when it was restored.

Corso Buenos Aires1.16 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

Corso Buenos Aires is an important commercial street in Milan, with over 350 points of sale for various types of goods, an overall daily turnover among the highest in the world, and an average of one hundred thousand people every day. it is one of the longest commercial promenades in Europe. Its shape recalls the American type, especially the Fifth Avenue of New York.

Teatro alla Scala1.16 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The Teatro Alla Scala, colloquially known as La Scala, is the main opera house in Milan. Considered among the most prestigious theaters in the world, for 242 years it has hosted the main artists in the international field of opera and classical music.  The building, designed by Giuseppe Piermarini and inaugurated in 1778, was built on the ashes of the previous Ducal Theater. The theater complex is located in the square of the same name, flanked by the Casino Ricordi, home to the La Scala Theater

Teatro alla Scala Museum1.19 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The Museo Teatrale alla Scala is a theatrical museum and library attached to the Teatro alla Scala in Milan. It is also one of the most famous opera houses in the world. Many famous operas have had their first production in La Scala, such as Othello, Nabucco by Verdi or Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini. The Theatre Museum contains a large collection of paintings, busts, costumes and several other objects related to the world of opera and theatre.

Piazza della Scala1.20 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

Piazza della Scala is a pedestrian central square of Milan connected to the main square of Milan, Piazza del Duomo, by the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II passage. The name of the square dates back to the church of Santa Maria della Scala, dating from 1381, which was once located here. The center of the square is marked by the monument of Leonardo da Vinci by sculptor Pietro Magni.

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II1.24 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is  an elegant nineteenth-century shopping arcade which houses some of the most luxurious boutiques in Milan. It  is located between two of the main monuments in Milan: il Duomo and the Teatro alla Scala. It also contains some of the nice restaurants, including some of the oldest establishments of Milan. The massive Galleria makes for a stunning sight, and its enormous dimensions have made it an overnight sensation ever since it was opened to the people of Milan.

Santuario di San Bernardino alle Ossa1.25 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The church of San Bernardino alle Ossa is a church in Milan, located in Piazza Santo Stefano. Also mentioned in the past as San Bernardino ai Morti, the church is known for its ossuary, whose walls are mostly covered with bones to form real decorations. The ossuary was considered a sinister but popular place, where the interior walls were decorated with human bones and skulls. It is very similar to the church in Rome called Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini.

Duomo di Milano1.26 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The cathedral took nearly six centuries to complete. It is the largest church in Italy, the third-largest in Europe and the fifth-largest in the world. The roof is open to tourists for a fee, which allows many a close-up view of some spectacular sculpture that would otherwise be unappreciated.

Piazza del Duomo1.38 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

Piazza del Duomo is the main square of Milan, its real geometric center and commercial for over seven centuries. It is the vital center of the city, a meeting point for the Milanese to celebrate important events and, together with the adjacent Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, an iconic place par excellence of the metropolis and a destination for visitors and tourists from all over the world.

Palazzo dell'Arengario1.42 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The Palazzo dell'Arengario is a building consisting of two twin buildings located in Piazza del Duomo in Milan.  hardly you won't notice this 30's building and its art deco architecture. Several works of art from the 20th century, from futurism to Italian Arte Povera, are marvelously preserved in its rooms. In the 2000s, the palace was restored and adapted by Italo Rota and Fabio Fornasari to house the Museo del Novecento, a museum of twentieth-century art inaugurated in 2010, especially renowne

Palazzo della Ragione Fotografia1.44 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

The Palazzo della Ragione was the ancient seat of city courts and the covered market of Padua. It was built starting from 1218 and raised in 1306 by Giovanni Degli Eremitani who gave it the characteristic roof in the shape of an overturned ship hull. The upper floor is occupied by the largest hanging room in the world, called the "Salone" with a wooden ceiling in the shape of a ship's hull. It is part of the Civic Museums of Padua. The lower floor houses the historic covered market of the city.

Piazza Mercanti1.46 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

Piazza Mercanti is a square in Milan created as the center of city life in medieval times, later transformed into via Mercanti. Piazza Mercanti means, in everyday language, the square circumscribed by the Palazzo Della Ragione, the Casa dei Panigarola, and the Loggia degli Osii. In the 13th century, there were six entry points to the square, each associated to a specific trade, from sword blacksmiths to hat makers.

UniCredit Tower1.57 KMs away from Milan Natural History Museum

Italy’s tallest skyscraper is home to its largest bank, Unicredit, which occasionally allows the public to visit its dramatic top-deck viewing gallery. It quickly became a symbol of Milan and thanks above all to its impressive Spire building it has an extremely sinuous appearance. It features a fully glazed façade facing north and another facing south modulated by the horizontal lines of the brise soleil for more correct solar radiation.