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Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci

Via San Vittore, 21, 20123 Milano MI, Italy

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About Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci

The National Museum of Science and Technology "Leonardo da Vinci" is based in Milan; opened in 1953, with its total of 50,000 m² is the largest museum.  It has the largest collection in the world of machine models made from drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.  Its collections count 16,000 historical assets and include representative evidence of the history of Italian science, technology, and industry from the 19th century to the present day. In its 14 interactive workshops, activities are carried out



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About 10 million people, forming one-sixth of Italy's population, live in Lombardy and about a fifth of Italy's GDP is produced in the region, making it the most populous and richest region in the country and one of the richest regions in Europe.