Villa Matilda
Discovering Lake Como

Museums & Galleries

Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

There are lots of interesting museums and galleries to visit in Lake Como as well as in Milan (which is approx one hour drive away). Costs can range from free entry to around $15 – 30 depending on what you are going to see. Here is a partial list of our regions magnificent facilities:

  • Tempio Voltiano: Museum in the city of Como that is dedicated to Alessandro Volta, a famous scientist and the inventor of the electrical battery.
  • Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science & Technology (Milan): This is the largest science and technology museum in Italy and is dedicated to Italian painter and scientist Leonardo da Vinci.
  • Museo Didattico Della Seta: An educational silk museum that collects and displays machines, documents, samples and instruments dedicated to the glorious past of the textile industry that rewards Como as the “City of Silk”.
  • Museo Del Cavallo Giocattolo — Rocking horse museum
  • Natural History Museum of Milan: The museum is divided into five areas and has over 2.5 million animal specimens, as well as exhibits, plastic skeletons, graphs and documentation.
  • Museum of Bees: This museum explores the nature and life of bees.
  • History Museum Guiseppe Garibaldi: The museum collections include costumes, textiles, ceramics, weapons, manuscripts and medals, illustrating the quality of life over the past three centuries in the Lake Como region.