The National Museum of Science and Technology named after Leonardo da Vinci

Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci

District / neighborhood: San Vittore

Milan is considered one of the most visited cities in Italy. It is great place for couples, children and families thanks to the abundance of sites and attractions it has. So no matter what vehicle you travel in and what your interests are – you are expected to have fun!

Whether you consider yourself a science enthusiast, love to visit a museum, or are just traveling in Milan, the National Museum of Science and Technology is a great place to be. The museum is also named after Leonardo da Vinci. It is the largest science museum in Italy. The museum is different from the local landscape of “science museums” because of its dedication to Leonardo da Vinci.

As one of the most popular places in Milan, the Science Museum can also be quite crowded with visitors. If you plan to visit it during the summer months, which are the peak season, be sure to arrive at the opening. Or you can purchase the entrance tickets online.  You can take advantage of your time there efficiently and you won’t waste a lot of time waiting in line.

During the tour of the place, it is recommended to first visit the magnificent building in which the museum is located. It was formerly used as an ancient monastery before being converted into a huge museum. Today, the museum covers ​​the surface of the building and presents interesting exhibits divided into 7 separate departments. This will excite and fascinate you and the children making your visit unforgettable.

Among the various departments, you will find one dedicated to the topic of transportation, which also offers a guided tour inside a submarine, a helicopter flight simulator, and more. Another department is the one that deals with innovation, including simulations of innovative research laboratories. It is recommended to update online about the topics presented in the museum before the visit.  This way, you can adapt it to the age of the children and book the popular tours in advance.

Before purchasing the tickets, note that if you damage one of the combined cards, you may be able to benefit from a discount (Milan Card, for example, gives a 25% discount) or even free entry (for holders of the Milano Pass Card). Additional discounts are given according to age groups, students, and those with mobility difficulties.

המוזיאון הלאומי למדע וטכנולוגיה על שם ליאונרדו דה וינצ'י
Photo: Museo nazionale della scienza e della tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Milano (CC BY-SA 4.0)

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