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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.

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