Milan Library

If you’re in the city and you can’t find a quiet place for your study time, here you’ll find what you need, and you’ll finally get all the peace and quiet you deserve.

 


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Biblioteca Sormani

Corso di Porta Vittoria 6, Milano

Mon-Sat 9:00-19:30
Sun Closed

Milan Library

The Milan public library, Sormani. It’s collection spans all topics, and it also has a great amount of audiovisual content. It has a nice little garden where you’ll get the chance to partake in some lectures. This Milan Library is where you have to go.

 

 

Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Piazza Pio XI 2, Milan

Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00
Mon Closed

The Biblioteca Ambrosiana was opened in 1607 by archbishop Federico Borromei to bring knowledge to the general public. His idea to help the community brought about one of the most beautiful libraries in Milan. In here you’ll get a chance to see manuscripts by some of the most important minds of the past such as Machiavelli, Galileo, and the entire collection of Cesare Beccaria (the first theorist to speak out against the death penalty)

 

Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense

Via Brera 28, Milan

Lun-Ven 8:30-18:15
Sat 9:00-13:45
Sun Closed

One of the 47 State libraries in Italy, the Biblioteca Braidense was originally owned by Empress Maria Theresa of Austria and intended to her son Ferdinand, but rather decided to give it to the city of Milan. This was to have a second major library in the city offered by the, then, rulers of Milan.

Biblioteca delle Belle Arti di Brera

Via Brera 28, Milan

Lun-Ven 8:30-18:15
Sat 9:00-13:45
Sun Closed

In Milan’s fashion and design district, you’ll find one of the most beautiful buildings of the city, the Pinacoteca di Brera, home to the Accademia delle Belle Arti of Milan. Within this beautiful palazzo, you’ll get the chance to go through the Accademia’s library and search through a varied collection of books on art and history. The Milan library for all the art aficionados out there!

Biblioteca Comunale Chiesa Rossa

Via S. Domenico Savio 3, Milan

Mon 14:30-19:00
Tue-Fri 09:00-19:00
Sat 10:00-14:00
Sun Closed

Different from all the rest of the lavish buildings listed above, the Biblioteca Chiesa Rossa is one of the most entertaining libraries of Milan. You’ll have a chance to study within a 17th-century farmhouse, and whenever you need you can go and enjoy the garden to rest your mind.

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