Leonardo da Vinci Park

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Country: France Region:
Centre
Town:
Amboise
Category:

museum

Recommended for children from the following age groups:
  • 7-12
  • 12-16

The Clos Lucé castle was the last seat of Leonardo da Vinci, converted later into a museum. Leonardo spent here the last three years of life, working for the King of France.

In the park surrounding the museum, you can see 16 large moving machines designed by Leonardo (helicopter, tank, fan, swing bridge, etc.).

Each of them can be touched, set in motion, and thus also enables the understanding of the principles of operation. In the landscape of the park 32 transparent canvas of ​​sizes around 3-4 meters have been incorporated, showing the details of Leonardo's paintings.

Clos Lucé castle is connected by an underground passage to the nearby castle in Amboise.

Leaflet available in different languages.

Leonardo da Vinci Park

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Adress:

Le Château du Clos Lucé - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, Final residence of Leonardo da Vinci, 2 rue du Clos Lucé, 37400 Amboise, Val de Loire - France

Opening days and hours:

The castle is open all year except January 1 and December 25 from 9:00 to 18:00 (longer during the summer months).

Tickets adults:
Normal ticket price: 13,50 €. Off-season a little cheaper.
Tickets children:
ticket price: € 8, family tickets on sale: 2+2 - € 36, 2+3 - € 39, 2+4 - € 42

Phone:

+33 (0) 2 47 57 00 73

Source:

http://vinci-closluce.com/

Updated on

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

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