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Leonardo da Vinci Museum, Venice

Leonardo da Vinci Museum, Venice

The Museum of Leonardo da Vinci in Venice houses various exhibits associated with the life and work of the famous Italian artist and scientist. It is located in the San Polo district, in the building of the San Barnaba Church built in 809. The museum also has a souvenir store. Among the items on sale are master's books and reproductions of his paintings.

 Exhibits of Leonardo da Vinci Museum

The museum's collection contains unique exhibits including Leonardo da Vinci's engineering projects of more than 60 inventions:

  • clock mechanisms:
  • anemoscope;
  • flywheel (to the intensification of momentum);
  • horizontal drill.

Each item has an information plaque which describes the operation of a particular machine and ways to use it. The information is presented in 6 languages.

Multimedia displays make a visit to this place even more interesting. Anatomical studies of Leonardo da Vinci, canvases painted in different periods of his life and brief info about works are shown on a monitor.

How to get there

The Leonardo da Vinci Museum in Venice is located in Scuola Grande di San Rocco. You can get there by vaporetto. The nearest stops are: S. Toma 'SX and S. Toma' DX.

Opening hours: from November through March from 10:30 to 17:30, from April to October – from 10:00 to 18:30.


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