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Museum of Science, Leonardo da Vinci in Milan

This is one of Milan’s most visited museums, with a gallery dedicated to the works of Leonardo da Vinci.

This visual and interactive science museum, suitable for young and old alike, takes around 2 hours to visit.

Below, we provide you with all the practical information you need to make your visit a success (prices, organization, opening days and times)….


A museum of science and technology, ideal for families

The museum covers many subjects, such asaerospace, transportation, climate, communication and of course the great inventions of Leonardo da Vinci, with a detailed and complete explanation for each work.

With more than 15,000 works of art on display, including the first locomotive in Italy, an airplane, a submarine, a huge boat… young and old alike will be amazed!

Some interactive experiments will allow children to better understand certain phenomena in a playful way. This is a must-see museum on your visit to Milan.


Leonardo da Vinci’s love for science

Originally from the Tuscany region, he has been exploring the world around him since his early childhood. Then he became the apprentice of Verrochio (the famous Florentine painter), with whom he learned sculpture, drawing, painting…

Then he moved to Milan where he became a recognized painter and engineer, it is during this period that he painted the famous “Last Supper” on the walls of the refectory of the cloister Santa Maria delle Grazie. It is for him the moment to put into practice his colossal work on the representation of human emotions in painting.

He then painted the Mona Lisa, while continuing his scientific research on fauna, flora and the human body, including one of the most famous works“Vitruvian Man“.

The main interest of this museum is the gallery dedicated to him. You will discover paintings, drawings and especially models of these different inventions, made from his numerous technical drawings.

The Last Supper (1626), by Giovanni Mauro della Rovere, is exhibited as a tribute to the painter’s masterpiece.


Practical information for your visit


The Science Museum is located in the heart of Milan, next to the S. Ambrogio metro stop. Ambrogio metro stop and 20 minutes from the Duomo, Milan’s cathedral.


  • Tuesday to Friday 9:30am – 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 9:30am – 6:30pm

Closed on Monday


10€ full price – 7,5€ reduced price from 3 to 25 years old – free for children under 3 – ideal for families

One-way ticket

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Why visit the Museum of Science and Technology?

This lively and interactive museum is a must for all science and Leonardo da Vinci enthusiasts! You will rarely see so many works and objects displayed in one place.

If you’re looking for accommodation in Milan, opt for the city center near the Duomo! This allows you to visit a large part of the city on foot. The city is full of sublime hotels.

We wish you an excellent trip, and don’t miss the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, home to a single work of art, but not just any work of art,“The Last Supper“, painted by Leonardo da Vinci.

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My name is Floriane, and I've been an adventurer and travel enthusiast since I was very young. More than anything, I love sharing our travel stories and tips with you. We love short getaways as well as long trips. This blog was born after our backpacking trip around the world. We also went on a family tour of Europe.
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