Teatro alla Scala is certainly one of the monuments that constitute and characterize the face of the city of Milan. Built in its current form at the end of the eighteenth century to replace the ancient theater that was burned in a fire, the construction site of the new building takes shape under the skilful hand of the architect of the Habsburg court Giuseppe Piermarini, becoming one of the most perfect examples of aesthetics neoclassical. The Teatro alla Scala was an extraordinary multipurpose machine: inside there were kitchens to serve dinner to the spectators, but there was also the possibility of flooding the audience to recreate shows of naval battles. The Teatro alla Scala Museum collects innumerable testimonies of the three centuries of life of the great temple of opera ranging from drawings and design sketches to the twentieth century. Musical instruments, paintings, props of commedia dell’arte, clothes and memorabilia revolve around to the great historical exhibitions and to the figures of the great protagonists of the Teatro alla Scala: Giuseppe Verdi, of which the Museum preserves the funerary mask and the cast of the right hand as well as relics coming from the Rest Home for Musicians he founded, Eleonora Duse, Giuditta Pasta, Giacomo Puccini, Arturo Toscanini and many others.
N.B. The guided tour also includes a view of the great internal hall of the Theater, which can be visited only in the absence of performance rehearsals.
- Entrance ticket to the museum with “skip-the-line presale”
- Guided tour conducted by a guide with regular professional licence.
- Microphone system
What’s not included
- Transport to reach the meeting point
- Food and beverage unless otherwise specified
- Tips (optional)
- Personal Extras
DepartureLargo Ghiringhelli, 1 - Milano
Meeting 15 minutes before the start of the visit in front of the museum entrance