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Address: Piazza dei Guidi, 50059 Vinci, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0571 933251
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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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Little glimpse at the great man

Think I went in expecting to see a lot more so in that respect I was a tad disappointed. Quite small but still worth a visit. Advised we'd need 2 hours to get round the museum by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So if you're a fan of extravagant tinkering and "what if" fanciful sci-fi scenarios -- and most especially if you're a structural engineer -- then this earnest little museum is for you, sort of. Filled with often unrealized Leonardo musings -- many of which were at first incorrectly interpreted -- it is a weird juxtaposition of Victorian Jules Verne-type models... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Think I went in expecting to see a lot more so in that respect I was a tad disappointed. Quite small but still worth a visit. Advised we'd need 2 hours to get round the museum by a friend , we were there about 30 mins and had taken in all it had to offer. Definitely worth a visit but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leonardo is great. The museum isn't. Still worth a visit though, as a few of ghe displays are good and the museum's setting in central Vinci is delightful.

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ottawa ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

A very good museum with copy's of a lot of Leonardo machine he made and designed wonderful view of countryside from museum

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Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We enjoyed this small but quite intimate museum covering the art and genius of Leonardo. In particular the full size, high quality reproductions of his paintings in the church were very moving. The lack of crowds made it possible to properly take in the amazing artistry. Access to the tower exhibits was a bit difficult as the lift was not... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

A fantastic remembrance for Leonardo da Vinci. Well laid out exhibits which show the other side of his artistic nature. He did so much more than paint.

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Staten Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This little museum is well worth a visit if you find Leonardo da Vinci to be inspiring. See and touch some of his works recreated. Worth visiting.

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Birnam, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I have read a lot of negative reviews of this museum but my experience was far from negative. First up there are 2 dedicated museums and not 1. PAy the extra €1 and the €11ticket gets you into all the Leonardo exhibits. The first museum houses an exhibit of inventions which were practical and used at the time of his... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Was about €10 a person took us about 10 mins to go thru.. There was only one original book from Leonardo. Very disappointing... I do not recommend this to anyone spend money on something that is worth it...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Most of the exhibits have to do with wooden inventions he created. Hoisting, building, weaving, moving objects.

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