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Tour of Instrument Gallery and Schiaparelli's Dome

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Don't miss the chance to visit the INAF - Brera Astronomical Observatory. Enjoy the Intrument Gallery and a guided tour of Schiaparelli's dome with an incredible view of the city of Milan!


  • Explore astronomy and history in the Instrument Gallery and Schiaparelli's dome
  • Discover how astronomers work
  • Enjoy the skyline of Milan


Let yourself be enchanted by the Instrument Gallery and Schiaparelli's dome at INAF - Brera Astronomical Observatory, in the middle of the beautiful Brera district. Come inside the historical Brera Palace and discover a hidden place where astronomers, especially Giovanni Schiaparelli, have been studying the stars and planets for centuries. What does the astronomer do? The astronomer observs, discovers, measures, represents... and interprets. The same actions, over time, with different instruments. As you walk through the gallery, the panals and instruments will guide you in exploring these topics. Also explore Schiaparelli's dome where the famous astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli saw for the first time the surface of the red planet Mars! You will also the chance to walk on the roofs of Brera Palace and see Milan from a different point of view!


Instrument Gallery tour Skyline of Milan Brera palace's roof Fiore's dome and its terraces Schiaparelli's dome Schiaparelli's telescope

Important Information

  • Reduced ticket: students under 25, teachers, caregivers, affiliated associations (FAI, etc.) Free ticket: children under 5, people with disabilities, journalists and tour guides, RnB Staff and INAF staff and affiliated, ICOM affiliated.

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