Pinacoteca di Brera Tours

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The Pinacoteca di Brera, one of Italy’s most important museums, is a highlight of Milan’s fashionable Brera neighborhood. This impressive collection of medieval and Renaissance paintings includes masterpieces by Botticelli, Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Tintoretto, Piero della Francesca, and Andrea Mantegna.

The Basics
Housed in the baroque 17th-century Palazzo di Brera, the Pinacoteca di Brera has grand interiors and a lovely neoclassical cloister, and a visit to its stellar collection is a must for any art enthusiast. The museum's headliner is The Lamentation of Christ by Andrea Mantegna, a Mannerist gem. The surrounding Brera district, a charming maze of narrow, cobblestone streets lined with boutiques and cafés near the Duomo in the city center, is one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Milan. Join a walking tour of Brera that includes skip-the-line tickets to the Pinacoteca di Brera to explore both the neighborhood and its most famous attraction. Brera is also a great place to experience Milan’s excellent food and wine scene, so consider joining a small-group food walking tour that has a gastronomic bent.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • Flash photography isn’t allowed inside the Brera Pinacoteca, but the surround neighborhood is one of the most photogenic in the city, so bring your camera anyway. 
  • A visit of the museum and tour of Brera requires a bit of walking, so wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.
  • The Pinacoteca is accessible to people with limited mobility via an entrance with an elevator, which is located at Via Fiori Oscuri, 2.

How to Get There
The Pinacoteca di Brera is right in the center of Milan, an easy walk north from the Duomo and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Otherwise, the nearest metro stops are Lanza (M2 line), Montenapoleone (M3 line), and Cairoli (M1 line).

When to Get There
Try to avoid visiting the first Sunday of the month, when the Pinacoteca is free to enter—and therefore very crowded. Better to visit on a weekday morning (Tuesday through Sunday; the gallery is closed on Mondays) and take the afternoon to explore the surrounding neighborhood.

Milan’s Food and Wine Scene
You may be surprised to discover that the cosmopolitan city of Milan is known for more than just fashion. This northern Italian capital also has a thriving food and wine scene that features both traditional dishes rooted in the area’s history and up-and-coming contemporary cuisine, especially in Brera. Take a food or wine walking tour through the neighborhood, and experience the city’s gourmet side for yourself.
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Address: Via Brera 28, Milan 20121, Italy
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Milan Skip-the-Line Brera Art Gallery Ticket

Look beyond Milan's beautiful architecture and fashionable buzz: the city's also home to one of Italy’s foremost art collections. This skip-the-line ticket gives you fast-track access to the must-see treasures of the Brera Art Gallery in the 17th-century Brera Palace. Breeze past the main entrance lines to save time, and explore independently, viewing masterworks by Raphael, Tintoretto, Rembrandt, and others from the 13th to the 20th century.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Leonardo Da Vinci's The Last Supper and Pinacoteca di Brera Art Gallery Tickets

Visit two places in Milan to see acclaimed works of art with tickets to Leonardo da Vinci's 'The Last Supper' and the Pinacoteca di Brera gallery. Enjoy skip-the-line access to da Vinci's famous fresco followed by a visit to the Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan's primary art museum.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Brera Gallery and Sforza Castle Private Tour with Local Guide

Discover the masterpieces of the Brera Gallery and Sforza Castle on this 3-hour guided tour. Observe works of art from masters like Raphael, Mantegna, Modigliani, Rembrandt, and more and learn about each work of art from your informative guide to appreciate these masterpieces. Then head to the Brera district to Sforza Castle and learn about Milan’s history while wandering through the beautiful courtyard.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Milan Pass Including Duomo Terraces and La Scala

Get the most of out Milan with the Milan Pass, your 48-hour ticket to admission to the best of what the city has to offer. Get free entry to the rooftop of the Duomo's the city's magnificent cathedral, in addition to a handful of other attractions. In addition to that, get discounts on many other tourism-related sites. Opt for a standard Milan Pass and partake in a hop-on hop-off tour or free public transport; upgrade to a full pass to enjoy both.
  • Duration: 2 days
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Super Saver: Duomo Skip-the-line & Best of Milano Private Tour with a Local

See the best of Milan with your own private guide on this Super Saver combo tour that's a perfect introduction for first-time visitors to Italy’s design capital. Explore a mix of modern and medieval on a walking tour through the city center, seeing historic landmarks like the Sforza Castle plus hidden spots that aren’t in most guidebooks. Then, save time with skip-the-line access to the Milan Cathedral, where you’ll get straight to the highlights of the massive Duomo on another private tour.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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The secrets of Brera: the district & Pinacoteca guided tour

The affluent Brera district of Milan is home to charming streets, beautiful art, and rich history. Take a 2.5-hour guided tour through the neighborhood to see landmarks like the Academy of Fine Arts, the Astronomical Museum, and the Botanical Garden. Then head to the Pinacoteca di Brera to see works by Italian artists such as Raffaello, Caravaggio, and Boccioni.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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