Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology Tours and Activities
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The Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology (Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci) features seven sections—one dedicated to the Renaissance genius, plus others covering transportation, energy, and communication. More than 10,000 objects are on display, including a historical aircraft and steam train.
In the museum, you can admire models of da Vinci’s inventions (including cars and a flying machine constructed according to his drawings), conduct your own experiments in 13 interactive workshops, and see the inventor’s original sketches. Holders of the Milano Card and the Milan Pass receive free or discounted entry to the museum and other city attractions such as the Duomo and La Triennale Museum.
Things to Know Before You Go
- The Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology is a must-see for science lovers of all ages and features exhibits tailored specifically to families with kids.
- Most but not all of the exhibits are accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.
- Audio guides and an app with audio and video content are available.
- An on-site shop sells books and museum souvenirs.
How to Get There
The Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology is located at Via San Vittore 21, just outside Milan’s historic city center. To get there by public transit, take the M2 metro line to San Ambrogio, bus 58 to Via San Vittore/Via Aristide de Togni, or bus 94 to Carducci.
When to Get There
The museum is a popular Milan attraction and hosts many events and exhibitions throughout the year. Most visitors spend two to three hours exploring, and it’s best to arrive early in the day before crowds arrive. The museum lies within walking distance of Castello Sforzesco and the Duomo, so you can plan to visit all three attractions on the same day.
Curious Objects on Display
The Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology has a number of interesting scientific objects on display. Highlights include a S-506 Enrico Toti submarine that you can enter, a Foucault pendulum designed in the 19th century to demonstrate the rotation of the Earth, and a piece of moon rock donated to the Italian government by President Nixon from the last Apollo mission.
Address: Via San Vittore 21, Milan, Lombardy 20123, Italy
3 Tours and Activities to Experience Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology
Get the most of out Milan with the Milan Pass, your 48-hour ticket to admission to the best of what the city has to offer. Get free entry to the rooftop of the Duomo's the city's magnificent cathedral, in addition to a handful of other attractions. In addition to that, get discounts on many other tourism-related sites. Opt for a standard Milan Pass and partake in a hop-on hop-off tour or free public transport; upgrade to a full pass to enjoy both.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Get a glimpse inside one of humanity's most creative minds at the Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science and Technology. Explore the life and legacy of the Renaissance artist, musician, architect, and engineer through interactive exhibits including life-size replicas of Leonardo's inventions. Plus, get access to the museums permanent and temporary exhibits showcasing innovations ranging from vintage planetary clocks to rocket launchers.
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What's the best way to experience Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology ?
The best ways to experience Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology are:
- Milan Pass Including Duomo Terraces and La Scala
- Milan: Leonardo da Vinci Museum
- Milano - Best of Leonardo, e-Bike Tour (Last Supper & all tickets included)
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