Are you travelling with your children to Milan?
Here you are the best 4 points of interest to entertain children in Milan:
MUSEO NAZIONALE DELLA SCIENZA E DELLA TECNOLOGIA LEONARDO DA VINCI
Via San Vittore 21 – M2 Sant’Ambrogio
Housed in a 16th century former Olivetan monastery, this museum is one of the largest and most documented European collections dedicated to the evolution of scientific
thought. If you want to get a general overview, you should immediately go to the first floor dedicated to Leonardo, then the two spectacular outdoor pavilions on train, air and naval transportation, and finally the ground floor with its history of energy, mining, steel, metal and land transportation. Since December 2005, the museum also houses the Toti submarine, the first built in Italy after the First World War.
MUBA – MUSEO DEI BAMBINI
Rotonda di via Besana – M3 Porta Romana e Tram n. 9
Opened January 24, 2014, MUBA is the first children's museum in Milan. It is a permanent center of cultural and artistic projects dedicated to childhood, a place open to innovation that promotes the development of creativity and dissemination of non formal education that focuses on the children’s experience.
CIVICO PLANETARIO "ULRICO HOEPLI", MUSEO CIVICO DI STORIA NATURALE & GIARDINI “INDRO MONTANELLI”
Corso Venezia 57 – M1 Porta Venezia
Built in 1929, the Planetarium “Ulrico Hoepli” is the largest in Italy and it takes its name from the “planetarium” instrument which is installed there. Guided observations of the sky generally take place every Saturday and Sunday afternoon. The building is located on the edge of the Giardini Pubblici “Indro Montanelli”, and is a stone’s throw away from the Natural History Museum which preserves animals, fossils, dinosaurs, spectacular colourful dioramas and plastic reconstructions in Italy’s most significant collection of its kind.
ACQUARIO CIVICO DI MILANO & PARCO SEMPIONE
Viale Gaudio 2 – M2 Lanza
One of the world’s oldest aquariums, located in Parco Sempione, the park which also houses the Castello Sforzesco, in an Art Nouveau building with aquatic-themed exterior features. Over one hundred species of fish, crustaceans, mollusks and echinoderms from the Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea and Italian freshwaters live here. In addition, educational routes teach visitors about the water cycle and fishing. On the same site as the aquarium are the Stazione Idrobiologica and a Biblioteca (Library) specializing in marine biology and aquatic sciences.