Case Museo Card (Bagatti Valsecchi, Poldi Pezzoli, Boschi Di Stefano, Villa Necchi Campiglio) €15. www.casemuseomilano.it
BAGATTI VALSECCHI MUSEUM One of the best preserved in Europe. Its evocative rooms house precious Renaissance collections: paintings, sculptures, weapons and armour, ceramics, jewellery and tapestries. Open Tues-Sun (except holidays) 1pm-5.45pm. Full price ticket €9 (€6 reduced ticket). www.museobagattivalsecchi.org. Via Santo Spirito 10/Via Gesù, 5. T: 02 76006132. M1 San Babila.
BOSCHI DI STEFANO HOUSE MUSEUM Once inhabited by the married couple Antonio Boschi and Marieda Di Stefano, the Boschi Di Stefano House Museum has been open to the public since February 2003. The collection–paintings, sculptures and drawings – is an extraordinary testimony to the history of Twentieth Century Italian art. Open TuesSun 9am-7.30pm. Closed on Monday. Free admission. www.fondazioneboschidistefano.it. Via G. Jan, 15. T: 02 20240568. M1 Lima.
POLDI PEZZOLI MUSEUM Formerly the aristocratic home of its founder, Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli (1822-1879), it houses a remarkable collection of Italian Renaissance masters: from Botticelli to Mantegna, from Piero della Francesca to Tiepolo. It also displays weapons, ceramics, glass, textiles, clocks, watches and jewellery. Open Mon-Sun 10am-6pm (closed on Tuesdays). Full ticket price €10. Museo Teatrale alla Scala + Museo Poldi Pezzoli €10 (Monday only). www.museopoldipezzoli.it. Via A. Manzoni, 12. T: 02 796334. T: 02 794889. M3 Montenapoleone.
VILLA NECCHI CAMPIGLIO Constructed between 1932 and 1935 by Milanese architect Piero Portaluppi, it has survived completely intact, both outside with its ample yard, tennis court and pool, and inside with its rich succession of rooms. Architecture, decorative arts, furnishings and collections express as a harmonious whole the high standard of living of the owners, who belonged to the upper middle class of Lombard industrial families. This is one of several FAI-Fondo Ambiente Italiano properties and serves as a picturesque setting for events and exhibitions. Guided tours available. Open Wed to Sun from 10am to 6pm. Full ticket €9. www.fondoambiente.it. Via Mozart, 14. T: 02 76340121. M1 Palestro.