Palazzo d'Arte (Triennale)

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This superb museum was once home to Milan's huge design culture event, held every three years. Now its vast collection of chairs, Olivetti typewriters and other design masterpieces are revolved every six months in a funky, open-plan showroom, flanked by exhibits in an outdoor atrium.
At least two major design-themed temporary exhibitions are held in the Palazzo d'Arte at any one time. At the time of writing, a junk-house building installation, an extravaganza of Australian home design and a show by Cassina, the celebrated Milanese furniture company, were all in full swing. Even non-art lovers will enjoy browsing the books in the excellent ground-floor bookshop. The DESIGN café next door has a proud jumble of designer chairs, and dishes up tea and cakes to an arty mob, all peering at their purchases through D&G glasses.


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Palazzo d'Arte (Triennale) details

Address
Viale Alemagna 6

Area Milan

Transport Metro Cadorna/bus 57, 61, 94/tram 1, 19, 27 .

Telephone 02 724 341

Palazzo d'Arte (Triennale) website

Open 10.30am-8.30pm Tue-Sun.

Admission €8.

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By Frank - Apr 22 2015
5/5

Triennale is not just a museum but much more, its located in the largets park of Milan (sempione Park) and close to the Branca Tower (100mt tower realized by Gio Ponti). I think we have to talk about "triennale area" and not just Triennale museum. For Triennale and Branca Tower i paid less thanks to the MilanoCard (www.milanocard.it) the local tourist card. I reccomend also the resturant of Triennale.

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