Guided tour

Milan: La Scala Museum and Theater Tour

Milan: La Scala Museum and Theater Tour

From US$ 33.10 per person

Visit one of the world's most important opera houses on a 60-minute tour of Milan's La Scala. From the theater to its museum, hear tales of resident musical geniuses including Toscanini to Barenboim. A must for any classical music fan!

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Duration 1 hour
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  • Visit one of the world's leading opera houses
  • See La Scala's famous stage and enchanting crystal chandelier
  • Brush up on your classical music history with a tour through the La Scala museum, full of costumes, instruments, and all sorts of musical curiosities
Full description

Discover Milan's rich musical history on a tour through one of the world's leading opera theaters. La Scala also houses its own museum, which hosts a vast collection of costumes, instruments, and other musical curios, as well as a gallery of busts and paintings portraying some of classical music's greatest artists, including Giussepe Verdi and Arturo Toscanini. An expert guide will lead you through the museum with fascinating tales and anecdotes about some of the marvelous musicians who have performed on La Scala's famous stage. You'll be immersed in the magic of the theater itself, with views from the boxes of the neoclassical interior and its monumental crystal chandelier. With good timing and a little bit of luck, you may even witness the artists rehearsing.

  • Entrance tickets to La Scala Theatre & La Scala Museum
  • Guided tour
  • Food and drink
  • Gratuities and personal costs
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Piazza Scala, outside the Scala Shop.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Food and drinks

Know before you go

  • Visitors will enjoy view of the theater from the 3rd level boxes in order to have a stunning overview of the Auditorium
  • The visit of the theatre may not be permitted during rehearsals or special events
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 886 reviews

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Very interesting tour. Took you around the museum and into La Scala itself. Very good for anyone with even a general interest in classical music and opera. The radio Mike from the guide was a a bit crackly. Most of the time you didn't need the earpiece though so not too.much of a problem.

December 2, 2021

The guide was very good, but the tour is short and you only spend a few short minutes looking at the theater. No access to the backstage or floor of the theater, just a view from the box. The museum is 4-5 rooms. Go if you love the opera, but otherwise not worth it.

June 25, 2019

A great introduction

There is a lot to be said for a guide who is passionate and informative. Ours was both. We had a mostly enjoyable hour in La Scala, spoiled only by other members of our party, who thought it acceptable to elbow others out of the way in their endless quest for the perfect selfie...

May 6, 2019

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