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The Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo Archives are situated in the old part of the city, in Piazza Duomo 20, within the Veneranda Fabbrica building behind the cathedral. 

By car
Unfortunately, there is no direct vehicle access to the archive, but visitors in cars can park close to Piazza Fontana, and then continue on foot for about 50 metres along Via Arcivescovado, skirting along the right side of the cathedral apse to reach Piazza Duomo 20.
Visitors should remember that the area around the Cathedral is subject to Area C restrictions; these are Limited Traffic Zones within the inner ring road, from Monday to Friday from 7:30 to 19:30. Access hours and charges can be found on the reference website.

Download the detailed information and map at bottom of page.


By train
From the Stazione Centrale (central station), take the yellow underground (M3) line, get off at 'Duomo'.
From the Cadorna train station, take the red underground (M1) line, get off at 'Duomo'.
From Garibaldi train station, take the green underground (M2) line, change at Cadorna to the red line (M1), get off at 'Duomo'.

By air
The airports nearest the cathedral are Malpensa and Linate.
From Milan Malpensa airport:
A shuttle bus service runs between the airport and the central train station (Stazione FS Centrale). Taxis are also available. The Malpensa Express train runs between the airport and the Milano Centrale and Porta Garibaldi train stations.
The shuttle bus leaves approximately every 30 minutes from 03:45 to 00:30.
From Milan Linate airport:
Bus 73 runs between the airport and the central train station from 06:05 until 23:35.

By underground
The 'Duomo' stop is served by the red line (M1) and the yellow line (M3)

By tram
The lines which stop near Piazza Duomo are:
*Piazza Fontana stop, tram 15
*Via Torino stop, trams 2 and 14
* Via Mazzini stop, trams 16, 24 and 27

By bike
Milan has a bike sharing service called BikeMi which offers visitors the possibility to rent bikes to visit the old city centre. There are pick up and drop off stations around the cathedral and opposite the entrance to the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo. Times, tariffs, documents required and location of hire points can be found in the service’s website.