The Sforzesco Castle was built in the 15th century by Francesco Sforza, Duke of Milan, over a 14th-century remnant fortress and was further renovated in the 16th and 17th centuries. Today, The castle complex is populated with several museums, such as the Museums of Ancient Art, Egyptian Museum within the Castle's former ducal apartments, Museum of Prehistory and Protohistory are amongst the most popular.Apart from the museums, the Castle also holds an elaborate art collection, among which is the last masterpiece of Michelangelo- the Pieta Rondanini (unfinished) at Museo d'Arte Antica and the Frescoes by Bramante and Leonardo Da Vinci elevating the Castle. There is also an arresting structure of Torre del Filarete, named after the Florentine architect and sculptor Antonio Avelino. The Castle is also a favourite wedding venue and one of the top Milan Tourist Places.
Location- In Sempione Park, Piazza Castello, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
Entry Fee- Free entry: every first and third Tuesday of the month from 2:00 pm, Tuesday-Sunday 9:00am - 4:30pm
- Full ticket- € 10,00
- Reduced- € 8,00
- Reduced first Sunday of the month- € 5,00
Timings- - Castle: Monday-Sunday 7:00am - 7:30pm
- Museums: Tuesday-Sunday 9:00am - 5:30pm, *Last admission 5:00pm (only for ticket holders)