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Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and da Vinci's Codex Atlanticus admission in Milan

Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and da Vinci's Codex Atlanticus admission in Milan
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Milan’s Pinacoteca Ambrosiana is home to Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Atlanticus, a dazzling collection of over 1,000 pages of original notes and drawings. With this entry ticket, visit the Codex exhibit as well as the library where the luminary’s notebooks are conserved. The ticket also includes access to the adjacent museum, where you can admire masterpieces by Raphael, Caravaggio, Titian, and other Renaissance painters.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1-2 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Visit the world’s largest Codex of Leonardo da Vinci's notes and sketches
  • Avoid lines to enter the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana with pre-booked tickets
  • Ticket includes the Codex Atlanticus exhibit, library, and museum
  • Admire the Codex and art collection independently at your own pace
What to expect
  • Find your way to the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, located just minutes walking distance from the Piazza Duomo in Milan.  Proceed inside with your general admission ticket, which gives you access to the Codex Atlanticus exhibit as well as the museum's permanent collection. Get an intimate look inside the inner workings of master artist Leonardo da Vinci's mind through viewing pages from his personal notebook, filled with notes and sketches from the period between 1478 and 1519. The entire notebook is more than 1,000 pages long and resides in the museum's library. The pages on display are rotated regularly.  See paintings from other legendary masters, such as Botticelli’s 'Madonna del Padiglione,' Titian’s 'Adoration of the Magi,' Raphael’s 'Cartoon for the School of Athens,' and Caravaggio’s 'Basket of Fruit.'
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1-2 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Visit the world’s largest Codex of Leonardo da Vinci's notes and sketches
  • Avoid lines to enter the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana with pre-booked tickets
  • Ticket includes the Codex Atlanticus exhibit, library, and museum
  • Admire the Codex and art collection independently at your own pace
What to expect
  • Find your way to the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, located just minutes walking distance from the Piazza Duomo in Milan.  Proceed inside with your general admission ticket, which gives you access to the Codex Atlanticus exhibit as well as the museum's permanent collection. Get an intimate look inside the inner workings of master artist Leonardo da Vinci's mind through viewing pages from his personal notebook, filled with notes and sketches from the period between 1478 and 1519. The entire notebook is more than 1,000 pages long and resides in the museum's library. The pages on display are rotated regularly.  See paintings from other legendary masters, such as Botticelli’s 'Madonna del Padiglione,' Titian’s 'Adoration of the Magi,' Raphael’s 'Cartoon for the School of Athens,' and Caravaggio’s 'Basket of Fruit.'
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Important information
Inclusions
  • Admission ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Audio guide (approx. 3 EUR)
  • Entrance to "The Last Supper"
Duration
1–2 hours
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair users have access to the Ambrosiana gallery; only certain exhibition rooms are accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • PLEASE NOTE: Following the latest provisions of the Italian Government, starting from August 6, 2021 it is necessary to have the “green pass” to be admitted in the museum.
  • It is mandatory to wear a mask (surgical or FFP2 without valve) throughout the visit.
  • At the entrance, visitors are measured body temperature with a termoscanner and they must cleanse their hands with sanitizing gel.
  • At the entrance hall and in the exhibition halls, visitors must respect the distance of at least 1.5 meters from other people and follow the safety regulations displayed in the hall.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Inclusions
  • Admission ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Audio guide (approx. 3 EUR)
  • Entrance to "The Last Supper"
Duration
1–2 hours
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair users have access to the Ambrosiana gallery; only certain exhibition rooms are accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • PLEASE NOTE: Following the latest provisions of the Italian Government, starting from August 6, 2021 it is necessary to have the “green pass” to be admitted in the museum.
  • It is mandatory to wear a mask (surgical or FFP2 without valve) throughout the visit.
  • At the entrance, visitors are measured body temperature with a termoscanner and they must cleanse their hands with sanitizing gel.
  • At the entrance hall and in the exhibition halls, visitors must respect the distance of at least 1.5 meters from other people and follow the safety regulations displayed in the hall.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
A note from Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and da Vinci's Codex Atlanticus admission in Milan
PLEASE NOTE: Following the latest provisions of the Italian Government, starting from August 6, 2021 it is necessary to have the “green pass” to be admitted in the museum.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Kingsley Flint
Cossonay, Switzerland174 contributions
Absolutely stunning not to miss
Sep 2020
We saw an amazing selection of beautiful artworks including the surviving cartoon of Raphael’s massive fresco at the Vatican, the only such full size drawing still in existence; wonderful paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, together with pages from his Codex Atlanticus; paintings by so many great artists such as Brueghel the Elder, Tintoretto, and many of the greatest painters From the 14th to 15th centuries. What a stunning collection!
Written 25 September 2020
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ARose
Charlotte, NC911 contributions
Worth a visit
Dec 2019
Almost missed this exhibit because i was focused on attending some of the bigger ticket items. This museum has a lot to it including the Da Vinci codex exhibit. There are a lot of artwork and artifacts housed here. There are 3 levels of exhibits i think, plenty of rooms to make your way through. The Da Vinci exhibit is last before a small bookshop.
Toilets are only at the entrance. Take the lift downstairs.
Written 3 January 2020
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soulefultraveler
Sun City West, AZ1,766 contributions
Go with a guide
Oct 2019
We were going to go here anyway, but it made a huge difference to be with an experienced guide to point out the famous - and not so famous - works here. And no one else was there - very quiet. Varied collection. Close to the Duomo.
Written 4 November 2019
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Jim_atl
Atlanta, Georgia1,008 contributions
Beautiful Museum
Oct 2019
I visited this museum as part of a walking tour regarding Leonardo da Vinci. This museum was a house of a Cardinal who gave it and his art works inside. There are many wonderful pieces of art, including an oil painting by Leonardo. A highlight is the library, where sketches by Leonardo are on display, at least for the current exhibition. There are good descriptions in Italian and English. Our tour had a relatively quick visit, but you could enjoy this museum for a couple of hours.
Written 28 October 2019
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amoamore
Victoria, Canada40 contributions
Non Entrare
Sep 2019
i managed to walk into the pinacoteca ambrosino via the exit. since i found myself in a beautiful library with drawings by leonardo da vinci and a stunning portrait of a musician i' didn't realize my error. aside from the work of da vinci there is an interesting mix of both art and artifact all of which are displayed to advantage,
there is also a cartoon of a large raffaello canvas and the digital display was quite engaging
Written 23 October 2019
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jcc1990
Saratoga, CA3 contributions
No crowds- amazing art
Sep 2019
This is well worth the visit especially to see the Raphael Cartoon of a Vatican fresco- life size puzzle of multiple pages saved over the centuries-, the beautiful stain glass window, and of course the cool library where actual DaVinci manuscript pages are on display along with his Music Player portrait. The museum is a bit hard to navigate even with a map- I think the audio guide might be helpful here. This museum is generally not very crowded so a great escape to see some real masters. A nice restaurant directly across from the front door.
Note: There are two Pinacotecas in Milan. You do not want the one in Brera neighborhood. Make sure you go to the Pinacoteca Ambrociana, not far from the center of town.
Written 19 September 2019
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ilovecalculustoo
McKinney, TX196 contributions
A must-see if you appreciate da Vinci drawings
Jun 2019 • Couples
This library has been preserving books and paintings and da VInci's work for a very long time. We have been to some of the finest art museums in the world. This place has done an amazing job preserving the colors and art of the Renaissance - better than any we've seen. This year Italy is celebrating the 500th anniversary of da Vinci and this seemed a natural place to do that. We both appreciate the genius of his sketches and inventions and loved seeing some of them displayed in the cases.
Written 21 June 2019
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katherine1719
12 contributions
Very special place
May 2019 • Couples
We had the pleasure of visiting Pinocoteca Ambrosiana when they had a Leonardo da Vinci exhibition. It is a beautiful place and well worth a visit even without the da Vinci bonus. Definitely would return.
Written 11 June 2019
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vessi80
North Lanarkshire, UK904 contributions
Ottimo - just wonderful
May 2019 • Solo
Entrance is 15 euros but free with the wonderful Abbonamento Musei Lombardia card.
Cloakroom beside ticket desk and the map points out where the highlights are, if you're clock watching.
Da Vinci fans will be in their element as you have selections from the Codex Atlanticus in Rooms 2/3 and in the final room - the famous library , it's Da Vinci heaven again with more drawings (changed regularly)and a superb screen which allows you to see them all or magnify/rotate as you wish. Pride of place here goes to the famous Da Vinci painting of 'The Musician'. A screen alongside zooms in on the famous work, section by section.
The Manfredi special exhibition 'L'Oro Invisible' is a wonderful homage to 'The Last Supper' by a modern craftsman.
You'll find rooms with spectacular views, one with a stained glass ceiling and one which contains the famous Raphael Cartoon , wonderfully explained on a screen before you view the masterpiece itself.
The greats are all on display- Luini, Moretto, Bramante, Botticelli ,Brueghel and my favourite, Hayez. Thanks to Silvia who also provided great info on the Hayez portraits in Room 19.
Even if you're not totally into Art, this magnificent building and its courtyard are worth the visit alone.
Welcoming staff and not too busy on a Thursday afternoon.
Written 20 May 2019
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Chadsi
Naples, FL82 contributions
Short tour
Mar 2018
Da Vinci's drawings are a must see. The rest of the tour was not worth it to me. Don't do this tour if you're not very interested in the codex.
Written 30 April 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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Great museum but difficult to find - get directions
I visited the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana in December 2019. I had a hard time finding it and ended up walking around for
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Impressive artwork
The courtyard is very beautiful. The library is interesting as is the artwork inside the museum. I found the one l
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Surprising
I was surprised at how great this gallery in the library is. Some very I teresing pieces and a unique building
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Wonderful place to lose yourself in Art
I have been to Milan many times but to my shame had yet to visit the Ambrosiana. It is simply superlative - a beau
EstherP1882
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Don't miss the Library with the Codex Anlanticus
This is a huge museum with a huge collection. I had a guide who knew how to get thru the building to the piece de
PeterDickenson
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Intresting and varied museum
Some Leonardo and Raphael items here along with slightly quirky in some cases (a lock of Lucretia Borgia's hair for
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Leonardo and Raphael
Alright, this is not the Uffizi (the Florence museum brimming with artistic treasures) but it harbors some gems tha
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Unexpected, Quirky Place
My husband, who tends not to love fine art museums, suggests that I title this review “Where to See Lucretia Borge’
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Searchin4Vacays
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Loved it
I wish I’d had more time as this place aS wonderful and there was so much to see from a wide variety of artists. It
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O1143CEdavidn
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Great variety of works and building
Our guide from the Best of Milan recommended this to us as we walked nearby. The lighting of the paintings is amaz
Photodude45
Photodude45
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Excellent Museum.
The museum is an amazing place to see some old master painters and the works of Da Vinci. The Codex Atlantico is on
vabudd
vabudd
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An eclectic collection of art
While I would not classify this museum as a "must see" museum, it is worth at least an hour if you have time in you
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Perfect Size
This is one of my favourite museums. It has a fantastic collection of Breugels and you can view them up close to a
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17th Century Palace now a Library and Art Museum
There are many good museums in Milan, and this is one. When we bought tickets to see The Last Supper they were sell
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On the Trail of Leonardo? Don't Miss This.
I will say upfront that this wasn't my first choice of things to visit. We headed here because we missed out (yet a
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