Guided tour

Milan: La Scala Theatre Guided Experience

4.8 / 5

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Milan: La Scala Theatre Guided Experience

From $55.09 per person

Take part in a 1.5-hour guided experience and find out all the secrets behind this symbol of the music, where many actors and musicians found their inspiration: La Scala Theatre.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, German, French, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history and the secrets of this place
  • Discover the museum with its collection of costumes and set designs
  • Admire the interior of La Scala Theatre
Full description
Milan is not only design, fashion and nightlife: Milan is known also for its music. Right in the heart of the city, only few steps from the Cathedral and Vittorio Emanuele Gallery, you'll find a temple to music: La Scala Theatre. Over the years, many musicians have made their contributions here. Do you know Giuseppe Verdi, Gioachino Rossini, Luciano Pavarotti and Maria Callas? These are only some of the names that have passed through this place.  La Scala Museum preserves the most important collection of set designs, musical instruments, and costumes used in the Theatre's greatest performances. On this 1.5-hour experience with your monolingual guide, admire the interior of this magical place and learn about its stories and fascinating history. 
Includes
  • Tickets to La Scala Theatre and Museum
  • Certified tour guide
  • Headphones (from 8 participants)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Extras
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative rapid test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage

Know before you go

  • The theater and museum are accessible to wheelchairs and strollers
  • Please note that the theater visit may be limited during rehearsals or special events and at times may be limited to the museum only
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 59 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.5/5

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The history of La Scala, its importance as a cultural place in Milan and all the famous conductors, musicians and singers were told very well by our very friendly guide. Unfortunately, there is no possibility of seeing the "back stage" or going 2 minutes to the stage, inside even with a private guided tour (which remains expensive) but the guides can not do anything about it.

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July 27, 2021

We booked the tour in German and were at the agreed meeting point about 20 minutes before the start. Luckily for us, we had a private tour with Lorella who told us a lot and interesting things about the opera. Since we were very early, we had a glimpse into the opera without the glass barriers from one of the boxes. Got insider tips on which places are very good and not that expensive and were lucky enough to see a sample afterwards. We can highly recommend the tour.

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May 18, 2019

We hebben de tour gedaan door de opera. De gids stond al op ons te wachten met een bordje met onze naam erop. Eerst is er buiten een tour gegeven met informatie die extra verduidelijking gaf voor binnen. Ze wist heel veel te vertellen en legde alles duidelijk uit. Binnen was de rondleiding ook geweldig. Zeker de moeite waard.

September 19, 2021

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