Museo del Cenacolo Vinciano is one of the main rather hidden attractions in Milan. Read here where to buy your Tickets to view the Last Supper painting by Leonardo da Vinci in an inconspicuous church somewhere in the centre of Milano. Located at Church Santa Maria delle Grazie, the last supper painting is one of the most well-known paintings worldwide. The beaming Jesus figure in centre, with his apostels on both sides next to him. In front of them a long table with God’s son final supper. Truly iconic. What I literally did not know before visiting Museo del Cenacolo Vinciano is that it’s not a moveable painting, its a painted wall nearby a church in central Milan not too far Castello Sforzesco. When in Milan, you definitely have to visit The Last Supper, at least once in your lifetime! What to keep in mind before visiting the site, and how long in advance you should arrive on site, here below summarized for you. For more regarding the fantastic painter, artist and overall genius, check out the article archive for Leonardo da Vinci.
What does it cost to view the Last Supper by Da Vinci / visit Museo del Cenacolo Vinciano
The standard ticket price to view the Last Supper painting by Leonardo da Vinci is 15 Euros per adult. The reduced price is 2 Euros and is valid for young adults aged 18 to 25 years of age. The entrance is completely free for people of the following criterias, a few examples: EU-citizens under the age of 18, as well as non-EU minors, disabled persons including a family member or other accompanying person (under certain circumstances), european Union tourist guides in the exercise of their professional activity, groups or groups of students of public and private schools in the European Union, accompanied by their teachers, subject to reservation and in the quota established by the head of the institute, teachers and students enrolled in the academies of fine arts or corresponding institutes of the European Union and a few more exceptions. The full overview can be found on this website (italian language): beniculturali.it/agevolazioni.
Free of charge tickets have to be picked up directly at the ticket office nearby the museum. Those cant be bought online. More, including the address, below.
The Museo del Cenacolo Vinciano is always closed on mondays, keep this in mind!!, and open tuesdays through saturdays, each from 9:45 am to 7 pm (last admission at 6:45 pm), and sundays from 2 – 7 pm (with last admission at 6:45 pm). The general visit time is restricted to 15 minutes per ticket/visit.
Buy your Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci Tickets here
The easiest method to purchase access to view the Cenacolo, The Last Supper by Da Vinci, is online. Besides, there are two more options to buy tickets. However, online tickets need to be picked up at a ticket office nearby to enter the exhibition area. Without further hesitation, prroceed as explanined for a seamless experience:
First, you can visit the website of the Museum, at cenacolovinciano.org/en, but do not have to. Proceed directly to this exact website to buy your tickets: cenacolovinciano.vivaticket.it/en. This website is available in italian language, as well as in english. Now, scroll down the website until your reach the “TICKETS AVAILABLE ON:” section. Here you have the possibility to book a visit time on a certain day. Once you have secured a slot and your required amount of tickets, proceed the check-out. The ticket(s) will be delivery via E-Mail, and will have to be switched/picked up on-side at the only official ticket office.
As there is a very high interest for The Last Supper Tickets, availability is usually quite limited. Reservations will open on Saturday of each week and it will be possible to buy tickets only for the following week. So, if you plan to visit Milan for a day trip on a Wednesday, the Saturday the week before is the right time to book your ticket. Maybe there will be last-minute availability if you book the day before, on Tuesday, but the safer way is to visit the website on Saturday. To definitely make sure, you get your requested time slot and possibility to see this magnificient piece of art yourself.
Besides booking tickets online, you can also write an email (for group visits) to firstname.lastname@example.org, or can book your visit by contacting the call center via phone at +39 02 92800360.
After having bought tickets online, and especially if you qualify for free entrance, you have to visit the Museo del Cenacolo Vinciano Ticket Office. It’s located nearby the Museum and Church, at Via Fratelli Ruffini. When picking up your tickets, “You must deliver the payment receipt to the ticket office next to the entrance of the museum, and it is essential to arrive at least 15 minutes before the visit, otherwise the tickets may no longer be valid.
Only one person at a time is allowed access to the ticket office.”
For more on Leonardo da Vinci and one of his most famous paintings which is open to the public, check out the article archive for Museo del Cenacolo Vinciano. In separate articles I will also recommend a smarthone app, and describe my experience visiting this famous mural during the coronavirus pandemic.
Address Museo del Cenacolo Vinciano: Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, 20123 Milano MI, Italy
Address Ticket Office: Via Fratelli Ruffini, 4, 20123 Milano, Italy