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slideshow .:. Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli, the founder of this illustrious house museum which has served as a point of reference for other important museum-homes in Europe and the US (Frick Collection, Jacquemart-André, Wallace Collection, Isabella Stewart Gardner) came from one of Milan's oldest, most cultured and most well-endowed families. The Poldi Pezzoli collection was gradually gathered together in the building which still houses it today.
.:. The museum, which has been open to the public since 1881, exhibits important paintings, arms and armour, jewels, carpets, textiles, lacework, furnishings, sundials, sculptures and Murano glass.
.:. There are paintings by Pollaiolo, Botticelli, Mantegna, Giovanni Bellini, Piero della Francesca, Cosmè Tura, Foppa, Solario, Luini, Boltraffio, Cesare da Sesto, Fra' Galgario, Bergognone, Guardi, Canaletto, Tiepolo.

Museo Poldi Pezzoli
Portrait of a Woman by Piero del Pollaiolo at Museo Poldi Pezzoli

Museo Poldi Pezzoli
Via Alessandro Manzoni 12
Monte Napoleone district
Point of Interest map

[+39] 02 796334

10am-6pm, closed Tuesday and public holidays


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