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Brera Botanical Garden

Via Privata Fratelli Gabba, 10, 20121 Milano MI, Italy

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About Brera Botanical Garden

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.


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Pinacoteca di Brera0.16km from Brera Botanical Garden

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Poldi Pezzoli Museum0.31km from Brera Botanical Garden

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Teatro alla Scala Museum0.41km from Brera Botanical Garden

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Palazzo Marino0.47km from Brera Botanical Garden

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About 10 million people, forming one-sixth of Italy's population, live in Lombardy and about a fifth of Italy's GDP is produced in the region, making it the most populous and richest region in the country and one of the richest regions in Europe.