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Museo degli Strumenti Musicali
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Museo degli Strumenti Musicali

Milano, Italy

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Museo degli Strumenti Musicali

Milano, Italy

The Museum

The Museo degli Strumenti Musicali, situated in the Castello Sforzesco in Milano, exhibits over 700 musical instruments from the fifteenth to twentieth centuries with particular attention to Lombard instruments. The itinerary opens with a section dedicated to the Monzino family, including equipment and materials used to build bowed and plucked instruments, such as violin and guitar moulds, saws, scalpels and around forty musical instruments. In addition to a group of instruments made around the 17th and 18th centuries and acquired by the family itself.  The collection includes the production of various luthiers who worked for the Monzinos, among these are violas, violins, guitars and both Milanese and Neapolitan mandolins. n the next room, at the end of a selection of ethnographical musical instruments, the exhibition is organised into typological groupings: plucked instruments, wind instruments, harps, kit violins, hurdy gurdies and violas, keyboard instruments. 

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Contact

Musei del Castello Sforzesco
Museo degli Strumenti Musicali

Piazza Castello
20121, Milano

Opening hours

    MON closed

    TUE 9:00 - 17:30

    WED 9:00 - 17:30

    THU 9:00 - 17:30

    FRI 9:00 - 17:30

    SAT 9:00 - 17:30

    SUN 9:00 - 17:30

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