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Clos Lucé Castle Ticket: Da Vinci Home & Science Museum

Product ID: 194510
An entry ticket to the Da Vinci château and park, which contains a large exhibition of models of machines conceived by the master. You can learn about his life, death and legacy whilst walking through these charismatic grounds.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover leonardo’s living workshop was the place where he liked to work and create as a painter
  • See 40 models of inventions from Leonardo da Vinci
  • Learn about the life and death of Leonardo da Vinci
Full description
Learn about the history of Leonardo da Vinci and his masterpieces (including the Mona Lisa) during his time in France at the Château du Clos Lucé. Invited by King Francis 1st of France, Leonardo da Vinci left Italy and took up residence at the Château du Clos Luce in the autumn of 1516. Appointed "first painter, engineer and architect to the King", Da Vinci served the monarch with his talents, working tirelessly on numerous projects and imagining plans for the "ideal château".

With this admission ticket, you will receive access to both the castle and park. The visit will begin in the bedroom of Leonardo da Vinci, the site where Leonardo died in 1519 at the age of 67. From the window, you can see the Saint Hubert Chapel at the Royal Castle of Amboise, which is the burial place of Da Vinci.

Whilst in the Leonardo da Vinci Park, you will learn about the artistic creations and major inventions of the artist. You will enter the imaginary world of Da Vinci, seeing the world as he did in these unique grounds.
Includes
  • Castle and park access

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Chateau du Clos Lucé

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Important information
Know before you go
From July to August the Clos Lucé Castle close at 8:00 PM.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 69 reviews

Review summary

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    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.5 / 5
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Il faut absolument découvrir cette maison, car ce n'est pas vraiment un château tel qu'on l'imagine, surtout qu'il est très proche du grand château d'Amboise !...Période idéale pour la visite ; choisir le mois d'octobre. Peu de monde, pas de file interminables, salles et objets exposés, tout à fait accessibles. Léonard et les différents aspects de son génie ne peuvent être visibles, sous toutes les formes, qu'àu Clos Lucé. Vous verrez en plus, la version d'une autre Joconde, jumelle de celle mondialement connue !!!. Visiter également les jardins de Léonard. Tout est à "taille humaine", rien n'est ostentatoire. A ne manquer à aucun prix !

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October 20, 2019

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Fascinating place

Enjoyed my visit immensely.

September 30, 2019

I was so impressed of the Museum of Da Vinci Home & Science. I had no idea this man was such a genius.

September 11, 2019

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