The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum

Via Gesù 5 (Milan)

Oggi: 1:00 PM-5:45 PM
2:01 PM-2:01 PM

The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum (also known as cnosciuto BaVa Museum) is a historic home located in the heart of the Montenapoleone, in the Centre of Milan, in the Palace named "Palazzo Bagatti Valsecchi", bought by Regione Lombardia in 1975. Is among the most important and best preserved Museum houses in Europe and is part of the circuit since October 2008 "Museum Houses of Milan".


Fausto and Giuseppe Bagatti Valsecchi, Varedo, conceived together with the project to build a dwelling in which living inspired by the stately homes of Four and five hundred lombardo and art objects or enrich Renaissance. For this purpose the milanese Palace was extended by family (current site of the Museum) at the end of the 19th century.
The uniqueness of the Bagatti Valsecchi brothers project was to create a collection (in German, a "Gesamtwerk") absolutely harmonious, where the building, fixed decorations and valuable art objects collected passionately contribute equally to the fidelity of the Renaissance setting still indispensable collections (including, for example, works by Giovanni Bellini, Gentile Bellini, Giampietrino and Lorenzo di Niccolò).
Nineteenth-century culture that is reflected in the home of Fausto and Giuseppe Bagatti Valsecchi was committed to seek inspiration in the past for its artistic manifestations. The two brothers however, departing from the road more, combined ideas drawn not from different epochs. Rather than toward eclecticism, indirizzarono their preferences to suggestions and Renaissance objects (see Neorinascimento), in line with the rest of the cultural programme launched by the young Savoy monarchy in the aftermath of the unification of Italy.


The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, open to the public since 1994, is a House-Museum of the most important and best preserved in Europe. A hold is a private foundation, commissioned by inheritors Bagatti Valsecchi in 1974 to expose to the public the Renaissance art collections and furnishing objects and Renaissance Renaissance collected in the last decades of the 19th century by brothers Fausto and Giuseppe to enrich their home. It is open Tuesday to Sunday from 13 hours at 17.45.
The reception visitors uses for every room of the Museum of detailed mobile cards written in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish and Japanese, and map card aimed at children to allow them to follow a historic path learning by playing. You can book trips accompanied by qualified guides in Italian children and adults in Italian, English, French, German and Spanish.
The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum is managed by the Foundation Bagatti Valsecchi ONLUS – private law body, of which he is President Pier Fausto Bagatti Valsecchi and sees, among the members of the Board of Directors also Vittorio Sgarbi, representing the region of Lombardy.

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