Last Supper Opening Hours | Best Time To Visit & More

Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper is a celebrated artwork. It is often studied and praised for Leonardo’s clever use of perspective and for realistically depicting the emotions of the apostles. While there have been many recreations of this famous moment, Leonardo chose to paint the moment right after Jesus predicts that he will be betrayed by one of his apostles.

Last Supper Opening Hours

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  • General Timings: Access to the Last Supper is from Tuesday to Saturday, 8.15 AM to 7 PM. On Sundays, from 2 PM to 7 PM.
  • Last Admission: Last admission to visit the Last Supper is at 6.45 PM.
  • Days Closed: Every Monday, January 1st and December 25th
  • Duration of Visit: Visitors are allowed in groups of 35 people for a period of 15 minutes to see the Last Supper painting.

What's the Best Time to Visit The Last Supper in Milan?

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Weekday vs Weekend

The Last Supper painting located at Santa Maria delle Grazie is open to the public from Tuesday to Saturday from 9.00 AM to 7.00 PM. Weekdays are better to visit the Last Supper painting as there will be fewer crowds.

On Sundays, the Last Supper opening hours are from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM and the location will be closed to the public on Mondays. It is better to visit the Last Supper on weekdays as there will be less crowd than on weekends. Make sure to book your tickets in advance as it is a very popular place to visit.

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Peak Season vs Low Season

The peak travel season runs from May through September, so if you want to get cheap flights or hotel rooms, try to travel during a less busy season. Milan will be packed with tourists during the summer season.

The best time to visit the Last Supper painting will be during the spring season. The weather will be pleasant and the city won’t be as crowded with tourists as it is during the summer.

How Long Do You Need to Visit The Last Supper?

Due to the condition of the Last Supper painting visitors are limited to 15 minutes inside the refractory. You can take your time to explore other parts of the Santa Maria delle Grazie. You can spend around 2 hours in Total to see the Last Supper and also admire the architectural nuances of the church and the refractory.

Last Supper Tickets & Tours

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Self-Guided Audio Tour of Santa Maria delle Grazie

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Frequently Asked Questions About Last Supper Milan Opening Hours

Q. What are the Last Supper opening hours?

A. The Last Supper painting is open to the public from Tuesday to Saturday from 8.15 AM. to 7 PM and on Sundays from 2 PM to 7 PM. It is closed on all Mondays.

Q. Is The Last Supper open every day?

A. No, the Last Supper is closed to the public every Monday.

Q. When is the access to Last Supper closed?

A. Access to the Last Supper painting is closed every Monday, January 1st, and December 25th.

Q. What is the best time to visit the Last Supper painting?

A. The best time to visit the Last Supper painting will be in spring just before the peak season starts.

Q. Should I buy Last Suppper tickets in advance?

A. Yes, it is recommended you purchase tickets to see the Last Supper in advance to avoid long waiting times and queues.

Q. How long does it take to see the Last Supper in Milan?

A. Visitors are only allowed for 15 minutes to see the Last Supper inside the refectory.