How to discover Milan during your quarantine

If the state of national health emergency caused by the coronavirus has taught us something, it’s that a museums can survive even outside its walls! Many museums are now working on social and digital platforms.Here our tips on how to spend a quarantine in the best possible way.

You can explore virtually the Castello Sforzesco for virtual tour and virtual libraries. Discover secret routes and the masterpieces of Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo. There are 12 virtual tours that will allow you to preview the Castle and better plan your visit.

The Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci with #storieaportechiuse, telling on its Facebook and Instagram pages its collections, scientific news with short videos, images and unpublished documents.

At the Museum of Brera, the doors are closed, but the heart must continue to beat. The Pinacoteca contains one of Italy’s biggest collections of Italian paintings, including masterpieces by Raphael, Caravaggio and Modigliani. Through several initiatives on social channels they are guaranteeing the access to the museums.

Other Milanese institutions have also taken the same approach. For example, The Triennale di Milano is now focusing on “Decameron”. It is a project inspired by “Decamerone” of Bocaccio: in 1348 several friends for 10 days to escape the black plague, met and take turns telling stories to spend the time. Every day on the Instagram channel you’ll be able to enjoy a meeting with expert of art, cinema and literature.

In this not so happy period, the good news is that the response of the cultural world is wide and creative! Whatever you choose to do, be responsible – and #stayathome.

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