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Leonardo da Vinci Museum (Museo Leonardiano)

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Address: Piazza de'Guidi 50059 Vinci (FI), 50053 Vinci, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0571 933251
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Description: The museo Leonardiano in Vinci offers one of the broadest and most...
The museo Leonardiano in Vinci offers one of the broadest and most original collections of machines and models devoted to Leonardo the engineer, the architect and the scientist,and to the history of the renaissance technology in general.
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Leonardo inventions - museum

Well worth a visit to his museum in Vinci. Some very interesting inventions during his active life. Try a pizza at the local pizzeria down the road, we had some of the best pizzas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
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Eustis, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We came here for the reviews and was very disappointed. The reviews were for the town and yes awesome town. The museum was a huge waste time and money. The house of Leonardo was worth it but not the museum.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

In the sweet little city of Vinci, be sure to visit the da Vinci museum in a castle structure. Models and sketches of his creative, inventor side, gives one a new appreciation of the Da Vinci genius.

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The museum is situated with the most wonderful views of the Vinci countryside. And that is reason enough to visit. But once here, you see the inventions of Leonardo in three dimensions… the helicopter, the bicycle, clocks, the tank…they are all here, brought to life from the pages of his journals. It's a perfect learning experience for anyone, of every... More 

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Surrey, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Wonderful visit to the beautiful village of Vinci. We had been before and took our teenage children. Hands on exhibits, interesting facts, great audio tour, helpful staff and wonderful grounds. Really worth a visit and lovely to come out of the city into this hillside town.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Well worth a visit to his museum in Vinci. Some very interesting inventions during his active life. Try a pizza at the local pizzeria down the road, we had some of the best pizzas in Italy at this outdoor place. Enjoy you drive through grape and olive areas together with local Italians on their bicycles. Ciao.

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Holland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

What a great way to see some of the inventions of Da Vinci. Would have liked to see more of his art, but he was such an amazing man. I did not know the Horse was there. We missed that. We did see all of the museum there though and they were great. :) Highly recommend! Great place to stroll... More 

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We spent a very interesting afternoon at this museum in Vinci, which was full of scale models of his designs and drawings, together with computer animated films of the designs working. It's a well laid out museum housed in a well restored medieval castle on a hill in the centre off the town, and the views from the top are... More 

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Green Cove Springs, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Can not say enough great things about this town. You must see the BRONZE horse he made in the town square for his Uncle. Walk around the town, it's so pretty and the mountain views are picturesque. I get a chuckle reading the reviews by men who want ot play with the models made by the museum. They'd be broken... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

we enjoyed seeing the models on display based on Leonardo's designs and drawings. Also enjoyed the visit to his birthplace 3 km out of the town of Vnci.

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San Angelo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A very pleasant town and easy to locate the museum. The displays were very informative and allowed for visitors to visualize and see in person the brilliance that was put into his craft. A wonderful experience overall!

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