Special Events

The Museum is pleased to offer to companies, institutions and individuals the possibility of using its space for private special events.
The wealth of the Museum’s collection and the rich appointments of the surroundings offer a truly unique and memorable ambience for your special event. The Museum’s exceptionally beautiful setting offers a matchless atmosphere for any occasion; furthermore, your event may be enriched with private visits to our collection, individualized presentations or musical concerts.
Arranging your next event at the Poldi Pezzoli Museum means offering to your guests the opportunity to experience a fascinating atmosphere. At the same time you will be making a valuable contribution to an important Milanese, Italian and indeed international cultural icon.
For more information please contact:
Elisabetta Guadalupi
+39 02 45473813
Rooms available
The Fresco Room | The Ground-Floor Terrace
The Collector’s Room | The First-floor Terrace
The Fresco Room
Dimensions: 12,5 x 7 m (88 square meters)
Capacity: up to 100 people seated
Characteristics: exhibition space; excellent acoustics; equipped with two projection screens.
This small room houses the fabulous collection of antique lace and embroidery, displayed in rotation. The room may be utilized for meetings with a limited number of participants.
Ground floor terrace
Dimensions: 15 x 4,5 meters (67 square meters)
Capacity:  up to 100 persons standing
Characteristics: open-air terrace, covered from mid-October until April with a temporary glass structure, including heating, lighting and air-conditioning.
The terrace adjacent to The Fresco Room opens onto a private English garden, a surprising oasis of peace and tranquility in the center of historic Milan, which may be utilized to hold refreshments and cocktails.
The covered terrace may also be used to hold meetings, presentations and get-togethers; it is a separate space, quiet and set apart from the rest of the rooms, and can be used for these events even during public opening hours since it there is no access to it by Museum visitors.
The Collector's Room

Dimensions: 8,4 x 6,4 meters (54 square meters)
Capacity: up to 60 people seated
Characteristics: this room houses temporary exhibits; it features modular lighting and is easy to set up and personalize for any event.

The Collector’s Room is suitable for meetings, presentations, conferences and expositions.  Situated on the first floor, in the heart of the Museum, it opens on to various rooms and communicates also with the first-floor Terrace.

The Collector's Room and the first floor terrace may be used contemporaneously and be an ideal location for presentations and cocktails together.


First floor terrace

Dimensions: 9 x 6,8 meters (61 square meters)
Capacity: up to 70 people standing
Characteristics: open-air terrace, access from the inside of the Museum
The first floor terrace is the ideal place to set up a refreshment or cocktail during the warmer months: a tranquil and pleasant place to spend time, in the heart of Milan.
Catering service
For special events, on the terrace or on the ground floor (covered during the winter months) and for events during the first floor, it is possible to arrange refreshments, coffee, light meals, cocktails and buffets, directly with our next door neighbor, the renowned restaurant Don Lisander.  For further information please contact: Luigi Lucchini; +39 02 784573; info@ristorantedonlisander.it