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Museo Civico Archeologico

#54 of 1 031 things to do in Milan
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The City archeological museum

The museum is located in the cloister of the church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore. It still... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
thomasozbun
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Vicenza, Italy
A surprising find between Piazza Duomo and Milan Cadorna

For €5 (full fare) this museum offers a great insight into the Roman and earlier history of the... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Phil_S_AU
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

The museum is located in the cloister of the church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore. It still hosts two towers from the medieval times: one used to be one of the towers of the Circus Maximus and is now the bell tower of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

For €5 (full fare) this museum offers a great insight into the Roman and earlier history of the city. Four floors and a basement contain interesting archaeological artefacts and a map showing the layout of the Roman walled city. The museum incorporates two towers from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

i am into archaeology and very interested in arts and architecture and i enjoy visiting archaeological museum..one fo the best visits was in milano archaological museum .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

As with so many cities with a rich past, Milan has given one place to house its archeological finds. If you are looking for glitzy, posh, pristine museums like you might find in Naples or Rome, this is not going to satisfy you very much....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Went here with my Milano Museums card-- the setting (ancient Roman towers & courtyard) was as much of a draw as the collections themselves. And don't miss the adjoining fantastic San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore Church & Convent next door (entrance to that is free).

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A small museum, close to San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore (a must), with two Roman towers in the garden to remind visitors that Milan used to be a capital city of the Roman Empire. you will find an interesting collection of Greek, Roman, Etruscan and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank AleDima2014
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed this museum and spent about 2 hours there. It traces the history of Milan from about 800 BC to the Middle Ages with many Greek, Roman, Longobard, Etruscan, and Christian artifacts. The building is also part of the history. The current building...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Knoxkits
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Compact museum with a history of the city from Roman times to the middle ages. It is based in a former convent and is against the old city walls. Moving from the main section to the other you walk alongside a break in the walls....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Very well organized and interesting musem. Although quite small, it's very informative. Majority of the museum is about pre-Roman and Roman times. It's not on a main tourist path, so it's very quiet inside. Majority of stuff have translations. Worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A hidden Gem, so much to see and read and wander round and only €5 each. I was so surprised that this didn't come up higher on any lists to do in Milan that I searched. There was so much history, understanding and artefacts on...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Steph_Bagley
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