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Museo Leonardo Da Vinci

Via Camillo Cavour 21, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 295264
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Found this Lacking--There's A Better Museum Nearby

I went to this museum at the urging of a fellow traveler and was disappointed. Although there are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jsctraveler
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Good hands on museum

Located less than five minutes walk from the Duomo is this small four room museum dedicated to Da... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TassieTravellers99
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Launceston, Australia
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Over the years the Collection has grown so much, now reaching more than 243 models, that is has overtaken various collections in museums all around the world. Each of the machines in the Collection has been built using materials of the time being wood, metal, ropes and fabrics and interestingly, in the course of construction, many astounding mechanical findings have been revealed. Our research team has expanded over the years and now includes a really talented study group of scholars consisting of Historians, Engineers, Architects, Educators, Artisans and Craftsmen, whose expertise and knowledge has contributed enormously to improve the outcome of our scientific and historical research. The Collection has also been enriched with ‘Vitruvian Machines’, at least those we know of thanks to the writings of that great Roman Engineer of the first century BC., by other important ‘Greek-Roman Machines’ and some from the era of ‘Ancient Egypt’. Our research team also undertakes projects on behalf of third parties and is very proud of the rediscovery of the lost mechanism of Leonardo’s Robot and a new hypothesis for the motion of the Mechanical Lion. Of key importance to us is that the findings and rewards of our research and work is accessible for everyone to witness and enjoy. Therefore, in addition to The Collection being available to Museums, Art Galleries, Organizations, private exhibitions and for shopping mall displays, we’ve made provision for rental opportunities to smaller groups for School activities, Conferences and even Renaissance themed dinners.
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Via Camillo Cavour 21, 50129, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this museum at the urging of a fellow traveler and was disappointed. Although there are models of many of Leonardo's inventions (some hands-on), the information was voluminous and arduous to wade through at times. (I say this as a professional historian, not...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located less than five minutes walk from the Duomo is this small four room museum dedicated to Da Vinci and his works. Whilst much smaller than other Da Vinci museums we had visited it did have some very good facets. There was a short bilingual...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 12 year old son picked this museum and really enjoyed it. We got to be hands on and got to see DaVinci's inventive mind in action. We saw many things many things that we didn't even know DaVinci invented. It is a little small....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were very confused about which of the two Leonardo museums to visit in Florence. We chose this one and were pleased by its size, information and that many of the reproductions were hands on so we could learn about how they worked. There is...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Had an hour to kill and one of the ticket touts suggested this place. I wasn’t disappointed- very interesting, interactive and informative. Worth a visit if you are in the area. Great book shop too.

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We found this small museum quite by chance, and as my husband is a huge fan of this incredible inspirational man. The museum is lovely and you have the opportunity to be hands on with some of the exhibits, and there is a very informative...More

1  Thank hilary b
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

This small museum was one of our favorites in Florence. It was so cool to see Leonardo's drawings alongside 3D models of his designs. We loved that you could touch and experience his inventions! This would be great for kids too.

1  Thank Cary H
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I'm a huge fan of Leonardo Da Vinci so am probaby biased, but this museum shows a whole other side to his life and genius as an engineering discoverer an inventor, along side his thirst for knowledge and understanding how nature, mathematics and the forces...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

It is a small museum so it is avery nice place to visit if you want to get far from the noise for a bit. It is full of replicas of Vinci's schemes so it is quite interesting, although they were (for obvious reasons) not...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

A really cool interactive museum showcasing the inventions of Leonardo Da Vinci. Just minutes from the Duomo. this is a great introduction to Leonardo's brilliance as an inventor, artist and the original renaissance man. Our kids, 11 & 5, loved interacting with the inventions and...More

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There are currently four exhibitions dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci three in Florence and one in the city of Vinci Our show is mainly devoted to its machines and inventions
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