Museum of Musical Instruments, Milan

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The Museum of Musical Instruments of Milan exhibits over 700 musical instruments from the fifteenth to twentieth centuries with particular attention to Lombard instruments. The collection contains plucked instruments, Lombard and Cremonese violins, hunting horns, numerous wood instruments (e.g. flutes, oboes, clarinets, English horns), bassoons, pianos and some ancient organs. In particular the Cremonese lutherie (from Cremona in low Lombardy) is appreciated all over the world for the high quality of its musical instruments. The museum also displays the equipment of the former Studio di fonologia musicale di Radio Milano.In 2000 a donation by the added 79 musical instruments, made between the 18th and 20th century, to the civic collection; they had been collected by the Monzino family. These musical instruments represent the strong tradition of Lombard lutherie.The museum is situated in the Sforza Castle complex that also includes The Museum of Ancient Art, the Pinacotheca, the Applied Arts Collection and the Egyptian Museum (that includes the prehistoric sections of the Archaeological Museum of Milan).
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  • In the Castello Sforzesco, this is one of the museums. It is an interesting collection, where you can find a lot of old instruments too.  more »
  • One of the numerous museums in the area, dedicated to musical instruments, is a huge collection of more than seven hundred musical items from the 15th to the 20th century. It is an unbelievable collec...  more »
  • Lodi has a beautiful historic centre with several buildings both medieval and Renaissance art nouveau, belle époque. If you love beauty, don't miss the Cathedral and several churches including a gem is also home to the museo San Francesco. instrument and music and Paolo Gorini anatomical museum. A Pearl to discover.
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  • The principal hall of the museum seems the one in Hobbit movie who dragon comes burn in hot liquid gold. Huge, high and beautiful.
  • Great building and walls
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  • The musical instrument Museum is located in the Castello Sforzesco and is one of the museums that are located in this place. As its name says, here you will find various musical instruments from various periods. Deserves to be seen, although to me it seems more suitable for children, since they are organized events dedicated to them
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