Casa museo Boschi di Stefano
Built around the ’30 by the architect Pietro Portaluppi, it become a museum just in 2003, the collection is the result of the very peculiar taste of the couple Antonio Boschi e Marieda Di Stefano. The itinerary starts from the first decade of the ‘900 to the ‘60s, and lets you peek of what it must have meant living in those years and knowing artists like Fontana and De Chirico. The furniture is also a fine selection that perfectly matches with the kind of art shown.
Museo Poldi Pezzoli
Opened in 1881 in the home of Gian Giacomo Pezzoli, one of the finest art collectors of the XIX century, this palace is located few meters from La Scala. Inside is possible to find names like Botticelli, Piero della Francesca, Bellini, Mantegna, Canaletto e Tiepolo, but, as absurd as it can sound, the real attraction is the incredible beauty of palace and its Wunderkammer of findings, tapestries, jewels, lace and embroidery, porcelain and glassware, furniture, solar and mechanical clocks.
Villa Necchi Campiglio
Built in 1935 by Pietro Portaluppi for the industrial bourgeois family, it still perfectly reflects the taste of the time with both the original deco, and the architectural choices like a fumoir, a game room, small cinema and the winter garden. The swimming pool and garden are really a secret gem in the city, in this location Luca Guadagnino shot the movie “I Am Love”. It also hosts many art masterpieces donated by Alghiero and Emiletta De Micheli.
Museo Bagatti Valsecchi
Opened in 1994, the house of the barons Fausto and Giuseppe Bagatti Valsecchi is a beautiful collection of XVI century art and many different objects, in an intriguing mansion restructured in a neo-renaissance style. The house in 1883 was restored by the two brothers with a desire to recover the Lombard tradition of the 16th century, the rooms are in fact adorned with Latin sentences explaining their use. The Renaissance collection boasts names such as Bellini, it is definitely worth being transported three centuries back to this special residence.