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Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius

'Now modern audiences will be able to enter the mind of the young Leonardo da Vinci as an engineer and inventor too...expected to be one of the most popular exhibitions of 2016' -
The Telegraph

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

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:

  • 39 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.

Image credit © EPPDCSI-PhLEVY/Universcience


Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius

Experience Leonardo da Vinci's drawings and technological visions brought to life
Floor: B
Open:
From 10/02/2016
To 04/09/2016
Price: £10 (Concessions: £8)