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One of the most popular opera and ballet theatres in the world, Teatro alla Scala or La Scala has witnessed several outstanding artists and singers from across the globe give spectacular performances since it opened over two centuries ago in 1778. It includes a choir, ballet, orchestra, and an associate college that trains students in music, dance, craft, and stage management. The theatre also has a museum that depicts the history of the La Scala Opera through paintings, sketches, statues, costumes, and literature.

Why Visit La Scala?

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Historical Performances: La Scala is the world’s most famous and recognized opera and ballet theatre and has witnessed the greatest classical artists like Mozart and Paganini perform on its stage.

La Scala Museum: Head to the museum to learn more about the history of the opera through its collection of sketches, paintings, costumes, statues, and literature.

Watch An Opera: A La Scala tour is incomplete without watching some of the best and greatest opera artists move you with their beautiful performances. While you’re at it, soak in the enchanting architecture of the theatre as well.

Attend a workshop: Attend an Ansaldo Workshop and learn more about set design, thermoforming, carpentry, set and costume design, sculpture, and more.

Your La Scala Tour Tickets Explained

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Guided Tour

  • A guided tour gives you the opportunity to explore the majestic interiors of this attraction as well as the works of the maestros of the world of opera with an expert guide who will give you insights about the place
  • All the tickets of La Scala Tour are guided

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Skip-the-Line Entry & Guided Tour of La Scala Theatre

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Skip-The-Line Tickets

  • All your tickets include a skip-the-line entry
  • Your ticket will include access to the the museum as well as the theatre

Recommended Tour

Skip-the-Line Entry & Guided Tour of La Scala Theatre

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Combo Tour Ticket

  • The combo tour ticket will have other attractions of Italy combined
  • The ticket come with skip-the-line entry with guided tour

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Combo: Entry to La Scala Theater + Duomo Cathedral Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

What is the best way to buy your La Scala Tour Tickets?

The best way to buy your La Scala Tour tickets is to book them online for a smooth and hassle-free experience. A few advantages of booking online instead of buying La Scala tickets on the day include:

Advance booking: You can book your tickets online and much in advance without having to worry about them getting sold out. 

Convenience: Buying La Scala last-minute tickets can be inconvenient because you will have to wait in long queues for your turn to buy them. Instead, book online and the team will be available 24x7 on phone, email, or chat to answer all your queries.

Discounts: Booking Milan La Scala tickets online gives you the opportunity to avail exciting offers and discounts that make your trip more economical and enhance the experience of your visit.

Plan Your Visit To La Scala

Getting Here
Visitors Tips
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Opening hours: La Scala Theatre is open every day from 12 noon to 6 PM.

Duration of the tour: 1 hour

Best time to visit: The best time to visit this world-renowned theatre is either early morning just before it opens or late afternoon.

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Address: Via Filodrammatici, 2, 20121 Milano MI, Italy

Find on Maps

By Tram: Take tram numbers 1 or 2 from Manzoni and get off at the Scala stop. The theatre is hardly a minute’s walk from there.

By Bus: Take a bus from Verdi on Line 61 and get off at via dell’Orso stop

By Train: Take a train from the yellow or red lines and get off at Central or Cadorna stations respectively. The theatre is a 15-minute walk from there.

By Car: If you decide to drive to the theatre, you will find paid parking spots at Via Agnello and Piazza Diaz. Those with reduced mobility can park their cars at Via Verdi.

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  • La Scala is accessible to those with disabilities and reduced mobility.
  • The theatre reserves special seats for wheelchair users and their possible companions for every performance.
  • La Scala reserves 2-4 seats for the blind as well
  • There are special ramps for the disabled to access the stalls.
  • Wheelchairs are not allowed in the boxes and balconies for safety reasons.
  • There are special washrooms for those with disabilities.
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  • Ristorante Teatro Alla Scala “Il Marchesino”: Run by famous Italian chef Gualtiero Marchesi, this restaurant is the perfect place to go to for a meal before or after watching a performance at La Scala Theatre.
  • Ronchi78: Opened by the Ronchi family in 1869, this restaurant is the first place to offer the finest Italian and French wines and rare spirits from across the world along with traditional dishes.
  • Enoteca Duomo 21: This bar-cum-restaurant is known for its stock of 7,000 bottles of wine from across regions. Their dishes are made of fresh seasonal produce using traditional cooking techniques.
  • I Dodici Gatti: Located on the rooftop patio of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, this place offers stunning views of the city of Milan and the La Scala Theatre. Drop in here for a quick meal before attending the opera.
  • Ristorante Papa Francesco: This family-run restaurant is known for its traditional and authentic Italian food and wine. Their aim is to make their guests feel at home making it the perfect place to go to for a meal.
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  • Budget

London Hotel (420m)

Hotel Nuovo Milan (510m)

  • Mid-Range

Hotel Galileo (610m)

Numa | Camperio Rooms & Apartment (520m)

  • Luxury

Castello Sforzesco Suites (480m)

Bulgari Hotel Milano (270m)

Sina de la Ville (270m)

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  • La Scala Theatre is wheelchair accessible. There are special ramps and seats for the blind as well as for those with reduced mobility.
  • Cloakrooms are available free of charge in case visitors wish to deposit any bags, umbrellas, photography equipment, etc.
  • Special provisions are in place for children in prams.
  • There are restrooms available at different locations at the theatre.
  • There are several foyer bars on the different floors of the theatre that open before the curtains go up and during intervals.
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  • Sforzesco Castle: Built on the ruins of a 14th-century medieval fortress, Sforzesco Castle is a significant part of Milan’s artistic and cultural panorama. It houses an art gallery, an archaeological museum, libraries, and archives.
  • Duomo Cathedral: Duomo di Milano is a cathedral church dedicated to the Nativity of St. Mary. It is also the seat of the Archbishop of Milan.
  • Santa Maria Delle Grazie: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Santa Maria Delle Grazie is a church and Dominican convent that is home to Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’ mural.
  • Palazzo Marino: This is a 16th-century palace located in the centre of Milan. Palazzo Marino has also been Milan’s city hall since 1861.
  • Ambrosian Library: A historic library located in Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana is home to the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, the Ambrosian Library, and an academy that encourages dialogue between different cultures and people.
  • Book your tickets online and well in advance.
  • Please dress in accordance with the decorum of La Scala Theatre. Shorts and sleeveless t-shirts are not allowed.
  • Visitors are not allowed to eat, smoke, or drink inside the auditorium, box, and gallery.
  • Performances begin on time. Therefore, make sure you reach at least 20 minutes before the scheduled time.
  • Photography is strictly prohibited inside the auditorium. You can take pictures inside the museum but do not use flash photography.
  • Remain silent and behave appropriately during performances. 
  • The use of mobile phones during performances is strictly prohibited.

Frequently Asked Questions About La Scala Museum Tickets

Q. Where can I buy La Scala Tickets?

A. You can buy your La Scala tour tickets online.

Q. Are skip-the-line tickets available for La Scala?

A. Yes, skip-the-line entry ticket is available for La Scala tour

Q. Can I cancel my La Scala tickets?

A. You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Q. Can I buy La Scala Tickets online?

A. Yes. You can buy La Scala tickets online.

Q. Is there any discount on La Scala tickets

.A. There is a good chance of discount on booking the La Scala tickets online

Q. What is the cost of La Scala Tickets?

A. The La Scala tour tickets are priced at €36.

Q. What is La Scala?

A. La Scala is a world-renowned opera and ballet theatre located in Milan. Some of the greatest artists including Mozart and Paganini have performed here.

Q. Where is La Scala located?

A. La Scala is located in Milan, Italy.

Q. Why is La Scala famous?

A. La Scala is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. Some of the greatest opera artists and singers have performed here over the last 200 years since its inception.

Q. Is photography allowed inside La Scala Museum?

A. Yes. Photography is permitted inside La Scala Museum. However, avoid flash photography.

Q. Is La Scala worth visiting?

A. Yes, La Scala is worth visiting for its magnificent architecture and outstanding opera performances. The place is a living testimony to the history of La Scala Opera.

Q. How to reach La Scala?

A. You can easily reach La Scala via bus, tram, train, and car.

Q. What are the popular attractions near La Scala?

A. Some of the popular attractions near La Scala include Sforzesco Castle, Duomo Cathedral, Palazzo Marino, and the Ambrosian Library, among others.

Q. What are the famous shows at La Scala?

A. Some of the famous shows at La Scala include Romeo and Juliet, Enter, Paganini!, Return of the Verdi, A Baptism of Fire, and The Nutcracker, among others.

Q. What does La Scala mean in Italy?

A. La Scala, in Italian, means Theatre at the Stairway.