After several years of construction, the Italian city of Milan inaugurated the Museum of World Cultures (MUDEC), a multidisciplinary center built on a former industrial area that aims to be a reference of intercultural dialogue, research and entertainment.
The MUDEC is a new space for culture that has revived the old industrial area of the Ansaldo company, located in Milan Tortona district, which has become a cultural reference for new venues of art, design and fashion.
In its 17,000 square meters, the new museum offers its visitors a great variety of cultural activities and services, as well as rooms dedicated to the permanent collection will also temporary exhibitions, an auditorium, coffee shop, restaurants, library, lecture halls, and a special area dedicated to children aged 4-9 years.
The MUDEC will shelter the ethnographic collections which for centuries has been collecting Milan; more than 7,000 artworks, everyday objects, textiles and musical instruments from all continents, dating from 2000 to. C. until the first half of the twentieth century.