Visit the Ambrosiana Library

Visit the Ambrosiana Library – San Sepolcro itinerary

Thanks to the possibility to visit the Ambrosiana Library, the Crypt of Leonardo and the Roman Forum of Milan, one of the most interesting cultural itinerary in Milan has been created, that is now open for visit.

Thanks to a new ticket, it is now possible to visit the Ambrosiana Library and its most precious treasures, such as some of Caravaggio’s artworks or the Leonardo Atlantic Codex, that consists of 1119 sheets of a period ranging from 1478 to 1519 of different subjects such as sketches and preparatory drawings for paintings, research in mathematics, optics and astronomy, gourmet recipes philosophical meditations but also up to curious projects of war machines, hydraulic pumps and parachutes. Moreover, inside the Ambrosiana Library you can find more than a million ancient books and, in the nearby Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, you can admire paintigs of the Reinassance period and of the 17th century and also 18th century such as Giadomenico Tiepolo and Francesco Londonio and paintings of the 19th and 20th century such as Francesco Hayez. The Ambrosiana Art Gallery, founded by Federigo Borromeo in 1618 in the vicinity of the Ambrosiana Library, was originally built to give free artistic and cultural instruction. It contains more than a million ancient books and thousands of paintings og outstanding value, from the world’s most important and renowned artists.

The Ambrosiana was damaged during World War II but was restored in 1950.

You will have the opportunity to discover the whole itinerary of San Sepolcro (Crypt – Forum – Library) or even only the Library.


WHERE: Piazza Pio XI – Milan

PRICE: From 7€

OPENING HOURS: From Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00 Entrance each 30 minutes Closure days: Monday, January 1st, Easter, Mauy 1st and December 25th.

Discover the details to visit the Ambrosiana Library and book your ticket from 7€