The BAGATTI VALSECCHI MUSEUM, one of the most important and best preserved historic house museums in Europe,
shares the art and decorative arts objects collected in the family home at the end of the 19th century. The museum
is managed by a private non-profit foundation created by the Bagatti Valsecchi family in 1975.
Open to the public since 1994, the house's many
fascinating rooms are authentic
19th century interiors embellished with outstanding collections,
origin or inspiration: paintings, wood carvings and furnishings,
weapons and armour, maiolica and glass wares, artefacts in gold and ivory, decorative
metal objects and tapestries.
THE MUSEUM is also a centre for research, courses,
seminars, conferences, concerts and theatre. Its publications focus on various facets of 19th
The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum--located in the heart of historic downtown Milan--is managed by a private non-profit foundation of the same name.
The Palazzo Bagatti Valsecchi--on the first floor of which is found the museum--is, instead, property of the Region of Lombardy.
The indissolubile tie between the collections and the palazzo, that is, between the spaces and the museum collections found therein,
is guaranteed by a contractual clause.
For the cultural activities and management of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum,
please contact the museum's offices: tel. +39-02.7600.6132,
The other spaces of the palazzo are managed by the Region of Lombardy, or those to whom the regional government has conceded certain rights.