Milan is one of the most lively and lively cities in Italy and therefore it is a great destination to visit for families with small children, and lovers of history and architecture. Groups of all ages and those who know how to appreciate good art, museums, and cultural sites.
If you are traveling in Milan as a family, if you consider yourself an archeology enthusiast, or if a cloudy and rainy day happens to be on your way, one of the places you won’t want to miss is the Archaeological Museum of Milan – a museum housed in a building that was once used as an ancient monastery from the 4th century AD.
In accordance with the special building in which it is located, it has a whole section dedicated to the history of ancient Milan (Mediolanum).
A visit to the museum will give you a glimpse into the fascinating and complex history of Italy and will teach you in an interesting way about the development of the Italian nation over the years, focusing on the main periods – the Middle Ages, the Etruscan period, ancient Greece and more.
During the visit, it is recommended not to miss a tour of the basement floor, where you will find a spectacular art exhibition with valuable items including original remains from Roman culture dating from the 1st century to the 3rd century AD, wall paintings, and statues, and tombs.
It is important to note that this is one of the central and most popular tourist centers in Milan and therefore there are often long lines that require a long wait (especially for visitors to Milan during the summer months which are the peak of the tourist season).
Therefore, if you want to use your time efficiently and not waste it on waiting in line, it is recommended to arrive during off-peak hours (when the museum opens, for example) and of course purchase tickets online in advance.