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After twenty years, the Triennale International Exhibition makes a comeback. In addition to the Palazzo della Triennale, the historical site of the exhibition, the XXI edition involves important museums and institutions of Milan hosting more than 40 international participations for a widespread event.

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Pirelli Tower

Built between 1956 and 1960, the Pirelli Tower is Gio Ponti's masterpiece. In the beginning it housed the offices of the renowned italian company, but in 1978 it was buied by the Region of Lombardy as its headquarter.

Via Fabio Filzi, 22


MUDEC – Museum of Cultures

The abandoned factories of the former industrial area of Ansaldo were transformed into workshops, studios and new creative spaces. The MUDEC - Museum of Cultures, opened in 2015, displays its permanent collection of about 7000 works coming from the civic ethnographic collections.

Via Tortona, 56

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National Museum of Science and Technology “Leonardo da Vinci”

Founded in 1953, with its 50 thousand square metres, the National Museum of Science and Technology is now one of the largest technical and scientific museums in Europe.

Via Olona, 6


Politecnico di Milano – Bovisa Campus

The Politecnico di Milano - Bovisa campus, built in the ex-gasholders area of Milan's northern district, has been considerably expanded after an international contest in 1998 which brought a general area requalification.

Via Giuseppe Candiani, 72 Via La Masa, 34


Politecnico di Milano – Leonardo Campus

The Politecnico di Milano is a science and technology university that trains engineers, architects and industrial designers. The Leonardo Campus is its most ancient one. Founded in 1927 in the buildings located in Leonardo da Vinci Square, during the dacades the area expanded giving birth to a new real university district called "Città Studi".

Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 26


University of Milan

Established in 1924, the University of Milan is one of the youngest of Italy’s great universities. A leading institute in Italy and Europe for scientific productivity, with a proactive role in science, technology and economics networks, it is involved in several national and international research programs.

Via Festa del Perdono, 7


IULM University

International University of Languages And Media IULM is recognised as a centre of excellence in Italy for teaching and training in the fields of communication, languages, tourism and the valorisation of cultural heritage, professional spheres which are today highly attractive and particularly stimulating.

Building 6 Via Carlo Bo, 7


BASE Milano

The former industrial area of Ansaldo, memorable factory, is one of the milan industry iconic places. BASE Milano is a project integrating culture and creativity in the city. Its main objective is to reinvent the relationship between culture and economy, future and everyday life, social innovation and development.

Via Bergognone, 34

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Fabbrica del Vapore

The Fabbrica del Vapore (literally, the “Steam Factory”) is public space opened by the City of Milan for culture and gatherings. Young people are involved both as users and as producers of cultural content, performances and multidisciplinary art, with a strong focus on active participation.

Via Procaccini, 4


Museo Diocesano

The Museo Diocesano di Milano was set up in 2001 by the Archdiocese of Milan with a view to protecting, promoting and making known the artistic treasures of the diocese in the spiritual setting that inspired them.

Corso di Porta Ticinese, 95


Palazzo della Permanente

Permanente was founded in 1883 after the union of two previous societies: the Società per le Belle Arti and the Società per l’Esposizione Permanente di Belle Arti in Milano. The first institution was born in 1844 as encouraging society for the fine arts pursuant to the already existing societies in Italy and Europe.

Via Filippo Turati, 34


Palazzo della Triennale

La Triennale di Milano is an international cultural institution which organises exhibitions and conferences as well as hosting arts, design, architecture, fashion, cinema, communications and social events.

Viale Alemagna, 6


Pirelli HangarBicocca

Pirelli HangarBicocca originates in the 2004 reconversion of a vast industrial plant into a space dedicated to the production, display and promotion of contemporary art, and is particularly open to the most diverse artistic, visual and performance disciplines.

Via Privata Chiese, 2


Pirelli HeadQuarters

The headquarters of the Pirelli Group - designed by Studio Gregotti Associati around the factory’s historic cooling tower - is in the heart of the Bicocca area, one of the most important industrial zones of the twentieth century.

Viale Piero e Alberto Pirelli, 25

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Triennale Expogate

Placed in the centre of Milan, in front of Sforza Castle, Expo Gate was the gateway to the Universal Exposition Milan 2015. From April to September it contains infopoints, ticket offices, and events connected to the XXI International Exhibition of the Triennale di Milano.

Via Luca Beltrami, 1



MUFOCO – Museum of Contemporary Photography

The Museum of Contemporary Photography is the first pubblic museum of photography created in Italy. It was opened in 2004 in Villa Ghirlanda, in the historical center of Cinisello Balsamo, close to Milan.

Villa Ghirlanda, Via Frova 10 Cinisello Balsamo



After a year, the area of Expo Milan 2015 reopens with EXPERIENCE: new shows of the Tree of Life, Palazzo Italia reopening with new expositions, Accademia Teatro alla Scala concerts, Open Air Theatre, XXI Triennale International Exhibition, Cascina Triulza and Children Park, Relax Area, Pet Paradise and Sport Area.


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Villa Reale di Monza

The Villa Reale di Monza was built by Empress Maria Theresa of Austria between 1777 and 1780 as a summer residence for her son Ferdinand of Habsburg. Before the construction of Il Palazzo dell’Arte in Milan, the first editions of the International Exhibition of Decorative Arts were held in the Villa.

Viale Brianza, 1 Monza

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