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    Leonardo's House

    by Mundus Written Sep 23, 2003

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    The house is not really in Vinci but about 3 km north, at Anchiano.

    The landscape surrounding the house is still very similar to the one Leonardo had contemplated and drawn since childhood.

    That is why it was decided, during the repairs, to decorate the house with examples of how Leonardo was able to "see" and interpret nature.

    Inside the house are the reproductions of several drawings representing views of the Tuscan countryside and a map of the Arno valley, traced by Leonardo himself.

    Very interesting and free!

    Leonardo's House

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    Leonardo's Museum

    by Mundus Written Sep 23, 2003

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    Leonardo's museum is a must see. There you can find miniature replicas of many of the machines he drew.

    The museum is in a castle and the surroundings are very beautiful, very peaceful.

    Just to imagine that the biggest genius of all times was born near by, that he grew up looking at that landscape is inspiring!

    The museum should have a more hands-on-touch kind of policy. People see those neat little machine and want to touch them, see how they work.

    Vinci Museum

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    The Leonardo da Vinci museum

    by maritagnes Written Jul 12, 2003

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    This museum is a must when visiting Vinci,
    seeing how the inventive drawings of the genious Leonardo have been made real through machines and models based on his sketches.
    The exhibition is really interesting, and worth every moment.
    At the entrance you can also rent an electronic guide for a small fee for information on each of the objects displayed.

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    • Museum Visits

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    Must see - Leonardo's contraptions #1

    by egonwegh Updated Aug 11, 2007

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    Contraption number 1: this was a machine invented by Leonardo to make smooth sheats of gold foil if I'm not mistaken. To be found at the local museum.

    Vinci, Tuscany - Leonardo's machine (reconstr.)
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    Square in front of the Leonardo Museum

    by egonwegh Written Aug 9, 2007

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    A square that is a monument in its own right and a tribute to Leonardo's genius - a work of art with peculiar objects and writings, signs and arrows on the metal pavement.

    Vinci, Tuscany - monumental square
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    • Arts and Culture

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    Casa Natale di Leonardo

    by sandysmith Written Aug 15, 2004

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    At ANCIANO is the Casa Natale di Leonardo, the house where the great artist is said to have been born – although it is more likely this is just a typical house of the area where he was born!

    Leonardo's House??

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    Anciano

    by sandysmith Written Aug 15, 2004

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    Well after the museum visit the sun came out. About 3km from Vinci – a pleasant stroll UPHILL though the olive groves brings you to ANCIANO - a pleasant walk - so why not leave the car behind.

    in the olive groves

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    Location of Vinci

    by sandysmith Written Aug 15, 2004

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    Just so you know where the town famous for Leonardo da Vinci is here's a little map. Its inbetween Pisa and Florence amidst lovely tuscan counrtyside. We visited from our base near Montelupo.

    map

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