Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci

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Milan: Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci Museum Entry

1. Milan: Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci Museum Entry

Visit one of the most attractive historical sites in Milan and travel through the past, present, and future. Nestled in the cloisters of a Renaissance monastery, discover one of the most important science and technology museums in Europe. Do not miss the New Galleries, the largest permanent exhibition in the world dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci. A spectacular collection of 170 historical models, works of art, ancient volumes, and immersive installations showcases the complete life and works of Da Vinci, the engineer and humanist. Discover extraordinary objects such as steam trains, the Luna Rossa AC72 catamaran, the brigantine schooner Ebe, the Conte Biancamano transatlantic, and the Enrico Toti submarine. Explore the space area and witness the only moon fragment visible in Italy, as well as the Vega space launcher. Keep an eye on temporary shows and exhibits on energy, materials, communication, transport, and particle physics.

Milan: 1.5-Hour Leonardo da Vinci Gallery Tour

2. Milan: 1.5-Hour Leonardo da Vinci Gallery Tour

During your 1.5-hour tour you'll discover the importance of Leonardo as a scientist, researcher, engineer, naturalist, artist, and philosopher. From the many drawings Leonardo produced, dozens of fantastic scale models have been constructed and are shown at this museum. These models include an armored war carriage, a printing press, a fascinating flying ship, and many others. Reconstructions of city environments in the Renaissance, accompanied by vocal comments and music, will inform you about some events of Leonardo's private life, as well as interesting aspects about the social life of his time. Other sections are dedicated to topics ranging from the dream of flight, studies about the canal system in Milan, and war machines and architecture. Towards the end of your experience, admire a gallery of 16th-century paintings created by Italian artists and influenced by the innovations introduced by the "master". Among these paintings sits a surprising 17th-century copy of the Last Supper.

Leonardo da Vinci Galleries Virtual Tour

3. Leonardo da Vinci Galleries Virtual Tour

Step into the perfect virtual experience from the comfort of your home, starting from 15th-century Florence when Da Vinci began his training and the world of Tuscan engineering. Journey through the art of war, work, and production, flight, waterways, and architecture that ends with a perspective on Da Vinci’s influence on Lombard Renaissance painting and an immersive Da Vinci installation. See more than 1,300 square meters and 170 historical models, works of art, antique volumes, and installations virtually. Learn about Da Vinci within his historical context by relating his work as an engineer and humanist to the history of science, art, technique, and Renaissance thought. Learn about how Da Vinci’s desire to learn, his ability to observe, and transversal thinking are still extremely relevant today.

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What people are saying about Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 319 reviews

We have entered various eras of technology… we can also witness Leonardo's world in a simple and didactic way. We get a sense of what technology and evolution is doing to the world today, with a National Geographic report that is spectacular. It is really worth visiting…

Not very large collection. The da vinci department is excellent and very interesting! Nice air and sea department with a whole submarine and some italian made aircraft.

Great place to see when you are in Milan. The son 9 years old injoied it very well. it's worth a visit. You will get a high value for your money.

A lot of attractive points from a lot of domains as telecommunication, transport, space.

Very interesting and informative displays of some of Da Vinci’s works.