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The Milan Theatre – La Scala Theatre Milan

The Milan Theatre – La Scala Theatre Milan

Update information to visit one of the most important attractions of Milan, the La Scala Theatre Museum

The Scala Theatre of Milan, often referred to informally as “La Scala”, is the main opera house in Milan. Considered among the most prestigious theaters in the world, it has been hosting for 241 years the main artists in the international field of opera, and, more generally, of classical music, often commissioning works still present in the billboards of the major theaters in the world. The structure, designed by the architect Giuseppe Piermarini, took its name from the church of Santa Maria alla Scala, destroyed to make way for the New Royal Ducal Theatre alla Scala inaugurated on 3 August 1778. Starting from the year of its foundation, it is the seat of the Choir, Orchestra, Ballet, and from 1982 also of the Philharmonic. The theater complex is located in the square of the same name, near by the Ricordi Casino, that now hosts La Scala Theater Museum.

 

WHAT NOT TO LOSE IN YOUR VISIT TO LA SCALA THEATRE MUSEUM

  • La Scala Theater Museum: La Scala Theater Museum is one of the most important museums in Milan. It was founded in 1913 in the historic Theatre La Scala in Milan, and preserves the history of the theater through its collection of instruments, portraits, busts, clothes and documents.

 

  • The Scala Theater: from the halls of the museum, it’s possible to admire the theater itself, the great work of the architect Giuseppe Piermarini.

 

HOW TO REACH LA SCALA THEATRE MUSEUM

La Scala Theatre Museum, located near the Theater, in Largo Ghiringhelli 1, Piazza Scala, a few steps from Piazza Duomo, can be reached by:

Underground: M1 line, Duomo stop; M3 Line, Montenapoleone stop

Surface Transport: Tram 1, 2, Via Manzoni – Piazza Scala Stop

Remember! To access  Milan Public Transport network, remember to buy the ticket that best suits your need, you can find all the tickets at your disposal clicking here.

Milan Travel Card: It is possible to purchase the Milan Travel Card to have free access to public transportation, and discounts in many museums and attraction in Milan, like La Scala Theatre Museum, at the price of 10,50 € (for 24h), 17 € (for 48h) and 19 € (for 72h), click here for more information about.

 

TIMETABLES AND TICKETS FOR LA SCALA THEATRE MUSEUM

  • Timetables

Museum: from Monday to Sunday, from 9:00 to 17:30

 

  • Museums Tickets

Full Ticket: 9 €

Reduced Ticket: 6 €

 

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