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MuseoEstate: From Tuesday, June 21 to Sunday, September 11th National Museum of Science and Technology Events – MI-LORENTEGGIO.COM

Last updated on Jun 17, 2022 – 10:41 PM

(mi-lorenteggio.com) Milan 17 June 2022 – From Tuesday 21 June to Sunday 11 September the Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology presents MuseoEstate, the program of summer activities for adults and children. Visiting hours have also been extended until 6 pm from Tuesday to Friday and until 7 pm on Saturdays and holidays.

At the end of each week, visitors will be able to embark on a journey into science, experience different activities in the interactive laboratories where i.lab Leonardo, Genetics and Biotechnologies proposals will be swapped and they will be able to participate in free guided tours of the Transport Fair with Once Upon a Time, the Journey and to the galleries Leonardo with Leonardo someday.

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June, it will be possible to visit the museum and book to experience VR Cinema, the museum’s new virtual cinema. Born out of a collaboration with Rai Cinema, this initiative presents to the public a private permanent VR area where, through the use of virtual reality viewers, it will be possible to immerse themselves in the most innovative frontier of vision, between experimentation and interaction. Among the shows, the museum presents: Nikola Tesla, The Man of the Future by Alessandro Barrillo, Lockdown 2020 – L’Italia Invisibile by Omar Rashid and The Revenge Room by Gennaro Coppola.

A space for activities is also in the Tinkering Zone, where girls and boys as young as eight can create DIY pinball machines using the power of gravity, flexibility and engineering.

During the weekend, paid guided visits to the submarine Enrico Toti and the Leonardo Galleries, the world’s largest exhibition dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, can also be booked, accompanied by a guide even during the week.

Permanent exhibitions will always be open to visitors, from the space area with a sliver of the moon to the locomotives of other times, from large sailing ships to pilot flying aircraft.

All laboratory activities, temporary exhibitions, and permanent exhibitions are included in the museum admission ticket.

Activities calendar > https://www.museoscienza.org/it/offer/calendario
Book and buy tickets > https://museoscienza.vivaticket.com/must/landingmuseo.html

Summer 2022 Museum Program | June 21 – September 11
Activities in laboratories
All activities in the workshops have a mandatory reservation at the time of purchase of the entrance ticket.

I love Leonardo
Leonardo Machines – from 9 years old
The lab dedicated to the Italian genius to experiment with the art and science of Vinci, through exquisite models of flying and building machinery. Visitors will be able to try to understand how they work by taking them apart and combining different gears to create new mechanisms.
Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June | Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July | Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August | Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 August | 10.30, 14.30 and 17.30
Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24 August | 15:30
Duration 45 minutes
We do murals – from 8 years old
The journey continues through Leonardo’s art and science, to explore his way of working and thinking. Using mortar, trowels, paints and brushes, participants will be able to test themselves by performing a fresco, in the manner of the master and all Renaissance artists.
Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June | Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July | Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August | Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 August | 12 and 16 hours
Duration 45 minutes

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I. Laboratory Genes
Star Gardens – for children from 8 years old
Between microscopes and laboratory media, it will be possible to observe what plants need to live. During the experiment, you will discover if you can grow salads in space and how to trap seeds in a drop, to make them grow far away.
second Saturday and Sunday 3 July; Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July | 10.30 and 12
Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10, Thursday 11, Friday 12 August; Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August | Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10, Thursday 11, Friday 12 September | 10.30, 12, 14 and 15.30
Monday 15 August; | 10.30, 12, 14.30, 16, 17.30
Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 August | 2.30 pm and 4 pm
Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August | 2.30 pm, 4 pm and 5:30 pm
Tuesday 30, Wednesday 31, Friday 2 September | 15.30
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September | 10.30, 12, 14.30, 16, 17.30
Duration 45 minutes

I. Laboratory Biotechnology
Eye on the Invisible – 8 years ago
To facilitate access to very complex and topical issues, with a powerful intervention in everyday life, often invisible, it will be possible to experiment with plants, animals and microorganisms, observing them under a microscope and checking the shapes and sizes of their cells. With science animation, you’ll be able to explore how to use it, to turn simple ingredients into products we all know like bread and cheese.
second Saturday and Sunday 3 July; Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July | 2.30 pm, 4 pm and 5:30 pm
Duration 45 minutes

tamper area
DIY Pinball Machine – from 8 years
Visitors will be able to build a path for the marble and drive it to the exit using gravity, flexibility and geometry.
Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July; Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July; Monday 15th, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st August | 10.30, 12, 14.30, 16, 17.30
Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 and Friday 19 August | 10:30 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM and 4 PM
Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September | 10.30, 12, 14 and 15.30
Duration 45 minutes

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Special Activities
VR Cinema
The museum, thanks to the partnership with Rai Cinema, creates a special permanent VR zone within Sala Bifora where, through the use of two virtual reality viewers, it will be possible to immerse oneself in the most innovative frontier of vision, between experience and interaction.
Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June | 11.15 a.m., 12.30 p.m., 2.30 p.m., 3.45 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Duration: 45 minutes
Activities by reservation are included in the museum ticket cost
Available jobs: 8

VR CINEMA TV Show
Nikola Tesla, the man of the future
Directed by: Alessandro Barrillo | Country: Italy | Year: 2019
Length: 6′ | Genre: Docu-fiction | Italian Language
New York, May 16, 1888. Nikola Tesla, a Serbo-Croatian visionary, rejected the offer of George Westinghouse and presented the world with an invention that would change it forever. Is Tesla just a young scientist or a visionary from the future?
Lockdown 2020 – Invisible Italy
Directed by: Omar Rashid | Country: Italy | Year: 2020
Duration: 19 ‘| Genre: Documentary | Italian Language
Produced by Gold Productions in collaboration with Ray Cinema
The unique journey into the beauty and ruin of Italy’s most important art cities during the Covid-19 emergency.
revenge room
Directed by: Gennaro Coppola | Country: Italy | Year: 2020
Length: 8′ | Genre: Fantasy | Italian Language
Federica locked herself in her bedroom. Dozens of provocative and vulgar messages arrive on her smartphone from strangers. Within 15 minutes, Federica and her boyfriend David have to face their worst nightmare.

Free guided tours
Free activities with reservations required when purchasing an entry ticket.

Once per trip – from 4 to 8 years
Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in stories of adventurous travels around the world and discover the most surprising means of transportation in our collection. Among wagons, steam locomotives, missiles and large ships, you travel imaginatively to unknown places and times.
Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June | Second Saturday and Sunday 3 July | Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July |
Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July | Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July | Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July |
Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August | Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August | Monday 15, Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August | Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 August | 3rd Saturday and Sunday 4th September | Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September | 15 and 16 hours
Duration 45 minutes

Once Upon a Time Leonardo – from 4 to 8 years
The world’s largest exhibition dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci tells the little ones about their closeness to the master of genius and the artistic, scientific and technological topics developed by Leonardo.
Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June | Second Saturday and Sunday 3 July | Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July |
Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July | Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July | Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July |
Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August | Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August | Monday 15, Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August | Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 August | 3rd Saturday and Sunday 4th September | Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September | 2 pm and 5 pm
Duration 45 minutes

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Guided tours for a fee
Gallery Leonardo da Vinci – from 9 years old
A science animator will lead visitors through the world’s largest exhibition dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci. Over 1,300 square metres, 170 historical models, artwork, ancient volumes and installations tell the personality and work of Leonardo, an engineer, humanist, and nature investigator.
Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 June; Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 June; Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 July; Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 July; Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 27 July; Tuesday 2, Wednesday 3, Thursday 4, Friday 5 August; Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10, Thursday 11, Friday 12 August; Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24, Thursday 25, Friday 26 August; Tuesday 30, Wednesday 31, Friday 2 September; Tuesday 6, Wednesday 7, Friday 9 September | 15.30
Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June; second Saturday and Sunday 3 July; Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July; Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July; Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July; Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July; Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August; Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August; Monday 15, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August; Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 August; Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September; Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September | 2.30 pm, 4 pm and 5:30 pm
Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 July | 2.30 pm
Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17, Thursday 18 and Friday 19 August | 2.30 pm and 4 pm
Duration 80 minutes
The cost is 10 euros plus the cost of the entrance ticket and both can be booked directly on the museum’s website

ENRICO TOTI SUBMARINE – From 6 years
Launched in 1967, the Toti was the first submarine built in Italy after World War II. His task was to patrol the waters of the Mediterranean to determine the passage of Soviet submarines. In 1997 he made his last trip and since 2005 he has been a guest of the museum. Visitors will be able to ride a toti to relive the feelings of the sailors while sailing.
From Tuesday to Sunday, only in the morning, depending on availability and weather conditions.
The cost is 20 euros, including the cost of the museum entrance ticket, and both can be booked directly on the museum’s website