The Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana and the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano present a collaboration agreement that marks the beginning of a common path aimed at creating a network, for the enhancement of the heritage of faith and art that the two institutions have guarded for centuries.
A collaboration that looks far away, in the name of the cultural and tourist promotion of the city, with common strategies and objectives that, precisely in the sign of Ambrosian tradition, is aimed both at Milanese citizens, and at the millions of visitors who come to Milan every year.
A unique opportunity to discover the treasures of the Duomo of Milan and the masterpieces of the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, including works by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Caravaggio, Botticelli and many other famous artists.
A combined ticket to explore the Duomo, the Duomo Museum and the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
From 1 November, will be on sale on the official website www.ticket.duomomilano.it a type of combined ticket (the first of this type for both institutions) that will allow you to visit the Duomo, the Duomo Museum and the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana at a competitive price (€ 20,00 full / € 12,00 reduced 6-18 years / up to 5 years admission is free).
The ticket is valid for 72 hours for a single access to individual places and is available every day except Wednesday (closing day of the Cathedral Museum and the Ambrosiana).
"FEDERICO BORROMEO BETWEEN CATHEDRAL AND AMBROSIANA ACADEMY": Guided tours every day except Wednesday for private groups of 2 to 6 people
From November 3rd, every day except Wednesday, for private groups of 2 to 6 people, in time of your choice, you can book from the section Guided Tours and Incentive of the official website www.duomomilano.it the guided tour "Federico Borromeo between Duomo and Accademia Ambrosiana". The visit, designed for couples, families, and small groups, at a cost of € 71.00 each. 120 minutes itinerary between Duomo and Ambrosiana, accompanied by a professional guide.
With this itinerary, it will be possible to retrace the decades between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries of the episcopates of Charles and Federico Borromeo, marked by Spanish domination but also by a significant renewal of the Cathedral, with the work of Pellegrino Tibaldi, and the important cultural enterprises desired by the two great Archbishops. In the Duomo, it will be possible to admire the imposing paintings depicting the Life and Miracles of San Carlo, commissioned by Cardinal Federico and visit the altar area.
We will then move to the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, founded by Cardinal Federico Borromeo on 7 September 1607 and flanked by the Pinacoteca in 1618 and the Academy of Drawing in 1620, where many artists who later worked in the Duomo in the following decades were trained: It will also be possible to admire the masterpieces kept here, as well as the drawings of the Codex Atlanticus by Leonardo da Vinci.
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SCHEDULED GUIDED TOURS
The same itinerary will be available, always from the Guided Tours and Incentive section of the official website, on some dates at fixed departure times, for groups up to 25 participants. The cost for this type of choice is € 34.00 full, from 19 years old; € 24.00 reduced from 12 to 18 years; € 21.00 reduced from 6 to 11 years. The visit is free for children up to 5 years). Dates from Saturday 12 November 2022 at 15.00.
All types of guided tours, led by a professional guide, include priority access, skip the line at the ticket office, access tickets to the areas visited and microphone system.
EXCLUSIVE OPENINGS, OUTSIDE WORKING HOURS, BOTH FOR COMPANIES AND PRIVATE CITIZENS
The Ambrosiana and the Duomo ideally open their doors to private companies and individuals for exclusive openings, outside working hours and behind closed doors, for a suggestive itinerary of visit between the two institutions.
There are four shared tours that you can choose according to your thematic preferences, the number of guests and the time available:
- Vision of the codes at the Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana and visit of the Duomo di Milano
- Visit the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana (with a tour dedicated to the great masters and Leonardo da Vinci) and the Duomo di Milano
- Visit to the Archive of the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo and view of the codes at the Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana
- Visit to the Archive of the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo and visit of the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana (with a tour dedicated to the great masters and Leonardo da Vinci)
The vision of the codes of the Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana and the visit to the Archive of the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo will be conducted directly by experts of the two institutions, for a unique and unforgettable experience among the most precious paper treasures kept there.