Da Vinci Museum Venice
Travel comfortably without queues, buy tickets online beforehand:
The Museum of the Genius is in the heart of Venice behind the famous Frari Church. The most famous of all the Scuole of Old Venice, the Scuola Grande di San Rocco with world famous works of art is directly opposite.
In several rooms on the upper floor are the replicas of the inventions, mostly made of wood. Highlights are, for example, the flying machines, including a kind of helicopter. But Leonardo da Vinci also invented weapons such as machine guns and armored cars. According to our estimates, there are a total of over 50 machines, devices and the like in the museum. Each one is very interesting, there is a small description for each object in about 6 languages including German.
It is also great that you can touch and participate in many of the machines, you can move levers and the like. For everyone who is interested in mechanics or physics, the Leonardo da Vinci is a highlight in Venice. There are few originals from the ingenious inventor, but the replicas are really ingenious. The museum is ingenious for children from school age as well as for adults. We spent 2 hours enjoying the objects in the exhibition.
There is a small cinema in the first
floor. There is a good movie about the life of Da Vinci.
The probably most famous polymath in history lived from
1452 to 1519.
Entrance fee Da Vinci
At our last visit in July 2020, i.e. to Corona, the entrance fee was only 7 Euro for adults. Children, students etc. even pay only 5 Euro.
If you buy the tickets in advance on
Getyourguide.de, it is even cheaper.
Getyourguide.de also offers tickets for the waterbuses, tickets for the Doge's Palace and several hundred other tickets for Venice.
Opening hours Da Vinci
As far as we know, the exhibition on the inventions of the genius after the Corona period has been open again every day of the year from 10:30 to 18:30 since June 2020.
Directions Da Vinci Museum Venice
The museum is right in the middle of Venice. The description of the way here would be too complicated. You need a map on your cell phone or a city map. As I said before, the Frari Church and the Scuala San Rocco are other places of interest nearby.
Lucia central station it is only about 20 minutes
walk. From the
water bus station
Canal Grande San Toma
it is only about 10 minutes walk. From the
Rialto Bridge it is about a
20-minute walk, as from the train station, and about 30
St. Mark's Square.
Good film Da Vinci Museum Venice
(English, from Youtube, 10 min)