The Network of the
House Museums of Milan
Since October 2, 2008, the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, the Boschi di Stefano Historic House Museum, the Necchi Campiglio Villa and the Poldi Pezzoli Museum have been together in the network of Milanese historic house museums.
The network was born in order to make known and promote the history of nearly two centuries of Milan’s cultural and artistic patrimony, as seen through the eyes of its protagonists: the nobles Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli and the brothers Fausto and Giuseppe Bagatti Valsecchi in the 19th century, as well as the Boschi Di Stefano couple and the industrialists Necchi Campiglio of the 20th century.
The four historic house museums, all situated in the centre of Milan, are fascinating places that have in common the generosity of their founders, who opened their homes and art collections open to the public. Visiting them allows us to know the personal stories and tastes that also reflect the evolution and transformation of Milanese society.
The new museum network, born of an agreement signed in 2004, was realized in collaboration with the Region of Lombardy and the Municipality of Milan, and with the support and contributions of the Region of Lombardy, the Province of Milan, the City of Milan and the Cariplo Foundation.