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  August 2019 Highlights   Summer break During the month of August many activities close for holidays. Where possible, in this section we indicate the relative closing and reopening dates of the galleries. The 15th August is a national day known as “Ferragosto” in which the Vergin Mary Assumption is remembered. It will be really […]

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  01.01.2018 01.02.2018 01.03.2018 01.04.2018 01.05.2018 01.06.2018 01.09.2018 01.10.2018 01.11.2018   Hello Milano pdf version – 2017 01.01.2017 01.02.2017 01.03.2017 01.04.2017 01.05.2017 01.06.2017 01.07.2017 01.08.2017 01.09.2017 01.10.2017 01.11.2017 01.12.2017   Hello Milano pdf version – 2016 01.01.2016 01.02.2016 01.03.2016 01.04.2016 01.05.2016 01.06.2016 01.07.2016 01.08.2016 01.09.2016 01.10.2016 01.11.2016 01.12.2016   Hello Milano pdf version – 2015 […]

Enduring Legacy

As the city comes to life with the excitement of Expo, this month Hello Milano takes a look at the rest of Milan to see what changes the event has wrought on our museums, parks and public spaces. For centuries Milan suffered in her land-locked status and ingeniously used the Navigli to sail off through […]

From reality to innovation

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a mythological eight-legged horse. A fantasy creature from ancient Norse mythology, the great god Odin’s steed and apparently the fastest, most fantastic legendary horse ever. I imagine you’re all asking what a Scandinavian horse has to do with Milan? Say hello to Sleipner, the Giardini […]

Discovering a hidden treasure

If you’re ever in Milan and find yourself short of cash, you might try to get something “a ufo”. Nothing to do with objects of the unidentified flying kind, this old Milanese expression means to get something for free, inspired by the AUF stamps seen on board many boats which floated down the navigli a […]


Milan… City of fashion and design, Italy’s business powerhouse. Its contemporary energy is balanced by some world-famous works of art and architectural landmarks: Da Vinci’s Last Supper Milan Cathedral La Scala opera house Brera Art Gallery Sforza Castle San Siro Central Station Markets Fairs Milan Municipality’s Official Website   How to use this portal… This […]

A night in the museum

Hunting for inventions This event specially for children (from 6 to 10 years of age, with their parents/family) runs from 8 p.m. on Saturday 19 May to 9 a.m. on Sunday 20 May. It is a treasure-hunt of experiments and inventions, starting from a “base camp,” and moving through the silent halls that take on […]