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Museo Leonardo da Vinci, Rome

(2.5/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Museo Leonardo da Vinci brings you an all-encompassing view of a man who is arguably the greatest genius the world has known and someone who definitely lived an extraordinary life. The museum is situated in the vibrant heart of Rome at the famous Basilica Santa Maria in Piazza del Popolo, a short five-minute walk from the Spanish Steps and Villa Borghese.

Bringing to life the genius of Leonardo da Vinci as an inventor, artist scientist, anatomist, engineer and architect, the museum is a fascinating and inspirational experience, perfect for visitors of all ages and suitable for the whole family to enjoy.

Museo Leonardo da Vinci presents interactive and life-size machines crafted by Italian artisans from Leonardo’s codices, studies of his most famous Renaissance art, anatomical sketches and multimedia animations which tell the fascinating stories of The Last Supper, Vitruvian Man and the Sforza equestrian sculpture.
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TripAdvisor
  • Very nice museum, friendly staff. It s impressive the fact that you actually fully understand the function of the most important da Vinci machines by contact. 
  • the museum is good. unfriendly staff i think. bad the most important think it does not have toilet. bad bad experience. 
  • Museo Leonardo da Vinci, located at the norther end of Via del Corso in the Piazza del Puopolo was a great find on our Families recent trip to Rome. Easy to walk around, great interactions with the in...  more »
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  • An interesting, but small, museum with constructions of some of Leonardo da Vinci's designs that you can get hands on with, use, and see them work. Will probably take most people around an hour to view. More for the engineer minded, if you're more into his art work you'll likely be disappointed. I suspect kids will find this one of the more interesting museums because they can have a play with the exhibits.
  • It's a "just nice" small museum. The museum doesn't have original creations and doesn't show Da Vinci inventions with the relevance he deserved. However, if you like inventions, engineering projects and also Da Vinci history and legacy, go without any fear!
  • Lovely setup but will take roughly 20-30mins of your time. Not worth 10euro entry fee.
  • To small for 8 euro. 5 euro will be fine. Museum is interesting but something is missing. I hope it will change in future.
  • Small but interesting museum of reconstructions of inventions of Leonardo Da Vinci. Great for kids.