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Everything you need to know about the da Vinci exhibit in Madrid

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Exposición Da Vinci Madrid 2018

Are you planning a trip to Madrid and looking for interesting activities you can do while you’re here? We suggest you visit the Leonardo da Vinci: los rostros del genio (Leonardo da Vinci: The Faces of the Genius) exhibit, which will be open from tomorrow November 29, 2018 to May 19, 2019.

You can see the collection at two venues: Spain’s National Library (the BNE) and the Palacio de las Alhajas. The exhibit has been organized to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of the Italian polymath and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the Madrid Codices, two manuscripts held by the National Library of Spain which are a real treasure among the BNE’s artifacts.

Thanks to this exhibit, you will have the opportunity to take an exciting journey through the life and work of this Italian Renaissance artist through audiovisual elements, virtual and augmented reality, interactive items, images and infographs.

Become familiar with the Italian polymath’s life during your visit to Madrid

If you decide to visit the exhibit, you will also have the privilege of seeing the Tavola Lucana, an original work that will travel to Spain for the first time in history. This is an opportunity you don’t want to miss, it will greatly enrich your experience in Madrid.

You will be surprised by many of the secrets of the career of this sublime artist who made significant contributions to the fields of mechanics, hydraulics, art and engineering. At the BNE, you will also be able to see the enormous horse designed by da Vinci for Ludovico Sforza, one of his most ambitious projects.

The BNE is located at Paseo de Recoletos, 20 in Madrid. Tickets cost €14.50. If you buy tickets for groups of 10 or more, tickets are €12 each and they are €9 each if you get the family pack, which is valid for 2 adults and 2 children under 9.

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