Exhibition – ‘Da Vinci – The Genius’ @ Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester (to June 13)


See fascinating 3D animations of Da Vinci’s most famous paintings and sculptures as well as large-scale interactive machines, hand-crafted by modern-day Italian Artisans. With over 200 items on display, this is the most comprehensive and inspiring exhibition about the man who is arguably the greatest genius the world has even seen.

Discover 25 startling revelations about the world’s most famous painting in the intriguing Secrets of Mona Lisa. Pascal Cotte, French scientific engineer and examiner of fine art, invented a 240-million pixel, multi-spectral camera to photograph Da Vinci’s masterpiece in the Louvre. Find out what she would have looked like in her original 1506 colour and walk around the world’s only 360° replica. Revolutionary technology bringing science and art together, just as Da Vinci did over 500 years ago.

Da Vinci – The Genius
14th November 2009 – 13th June 2010

Adults – £7.50
Concessions – £5.00
Under 5s – Free
Family – £20.00

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Event times
10:00 – 18:00

Museum of Science & Industry
Liverpool Road
M3 4FP