Born in 1953, the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci is one of the largest science and technology museums in Europe, a place where you can travel through the past, present and future.
Nestled in the cloisters of a Renaissance monastery, it covers about 50,000 square meters.
Do not miss the Galleries, with the largest permanent exhibition in the world dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci engineer and humanist. A spectacular journey among 170 historical models, works of art, ancient volumes and immersive installations to discover da Vinci’s life and works.
At the Museum you can discover exhibitions, digital installations and interactive workshops on astronomy and space, energy, materials, transport, food science, genetics, biotechnology, and particle physics.
Discover extraordinary objects such as steam trains, the Luna Rossa AC72 catamaran, the brigantine schooner Ebe, the deck of the Conte Biancamano transatlantic, the Toti Submarine, the Vega space launcher and the only fragment of lunar rock in Italy.
On weekends and public holidays enjoy a full program of initiatives such as guided tours of the collections, activities in the interactive workshops and Tinkering Zone, virtual reality and live-action role-playing in the Mars Base.
Please note that most guided activities in the labs take place in Italian.