For all those inventor and engineering lovers out there, we recently covered another fascinating exhibition launch of Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius at London’s Science Museum.
“Internationally-acclaimed, must see exhibition of 2016!” it is a brilliant insight into the mind of a Genius. 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, including the 666casino.com 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.
Open Monday–Sunday. 10 February – 04 September 2016