The exhibition features nearly 50 machines invented the universal genius of Leonardo da Vinci : for flying machines, as the precursor to the parachute, a bicycle, a hydraulic saw and many other inventions.
All the machines are operating, and some can be touched and try , to allow the visitor intense sensory perceptual experience through which activate emotional and cognitive mechanisms in a profound relationship with the material “Leonardo.”
The machines are divided into 5 categories. The 4 essentials of life – water, air, earth and fire – to which is added the category “Elements of machines” or mechanisms, which includes all the mechanisms with different application possibilities, such as the transformation of the motion or the worm. One of the most interesting projects is the Tank, for the first time in Rome in its original size weighs two tons, has a diameter of about six meters high and three. The tank can be visited inside.
Open daily 9:30 to 19:30 hours
The ticket office closes at 19.00