Dive into the world of Renaussance Master Leonardo da Vinci and discover his passion for science and nature. Featuring more than 60 life-size replicas of da Vinci's inventions and 20 replicas of his art, you will explore da Vinci's discoveries in engineering, fight, hydraulics, light, music and more.
Each invention featured in the special exhibition was handcrafted utilizing modern translations of da Vinci's writing. Trained artisans used these translations to construct full-scale models and bring da Vinci's two-dimensional plans to life.
Da Vinci: The Exhibition opens January 11 at the Saint Louis Science Center. Regular hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information and tickets, go to slsc.org
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