Exhibition

Leonardo da Vinci. The Mechanics of Genius

10 Feb 2016 – 4 Sep 2016

Science Museum

London, United Kingdom

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  • South Kensington
  • Victoria

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Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius is the internationally-acclaimed, must-see exhibition of 2016.

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It's your chance to investigate both the facts and the misconceptions that surround this great genius of the Renaissance: Was he the period's only designer of machines? Did all of his designs get fully constructed?

Find out the answers to these questions and many others at a unique exhibition of remarkable prescience, rare beauty and astonishing creativity.

Highlights of the exhibition include:

  • 40 historical models of Leonardo’s inventions including flying machines, diving equipment and weapons
  • Large-scale reproductions of Leonardo’s famous drawings and sketches
  • 13 Interactive games and 10 multimedia installations
  • Modern examples of bio-inspired robotics, aviation and materials technology

You know Leonardo the artist from paintings including The Last Supper and Mona Lisa – now discover Leonardo the brilliant, insatiably curious engineer.

Exhibiting artists

Leonardo da Vinci

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