- Art & Culture
Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci
Via San Vittore, 21, Milano
Founded in 1953, it is now one of the largest technical-scientific museums in Europe.
Surrounded by the cloisters of a Sixteenth-century Olivetan monastery, it extends for approximately 50,000 m2.
This is the museum to visit for exhibits, shows and interactive laboratories dedicated to energy, materials, astronomy, transportation, nutrition and particle physics.
The Nuove Gallerie are not to be missed, the largest permanent exhibition in the world dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci. A spectacular itinerary through 150 historical models, works of art, ancient volumes and installations to tell the story and works of Leonardo, engineer, humanist and investigator of nature.
Get excited viewing extraordinary objects, like steam trains, the AC72 Luna Rossa catamaran, the brigantine schooner Ebe, the bridge of the transatlantic ship, Conte Biancamano and the Vega space launcher.
Visitors can go on board the submarine Enrico Toti and feel what it is like to be sailors. In the Spazio [Space] section is the only moon fragment displayed in Italy, and visitors can also enjoy the exhibits, “#FoodPeople. The exhibit for those that hunger for innovation” and “Extreme. Looking for particles”.
On weekends and holidays there are a number of activities in the interactive laboratories, the Tinkering Zone, guided tours, and special events included in the entrance ticket.
Nuove Gallerie Leonardo da Vinci