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DaVinci Exhibit

By Tara Zandra | June 30, 2011

There’s a travelling exhibit that has replicas of DaVinci’s inventions. It’s been here for a few months but I put off attending as I was hoping to get closer to DaVinci’s time in history lessons. But the exhibit is set to close on July 4th so it was kind of now or never. We were there with some of our park day friends as park of a field trip. This means we received a reduction in the cost, but also were subjected to a “tour” of sorts. Thankfully we were given free time as well.

One wonderful thing about this exhibit is how much of it is hands on. Some inventions have a do not touch sign but a large portion of them say handle with care. That’s a wonderful thing to have in a museum. There was also a room which had reproductions of his most famous paintings as well as a few I’ve never seen before. The paintings weren’t just on display though, they were analyzed and mysteries of the paintings were explained in great detail. Very interesting stuff. It’s too bad it’s closing so soon as both kids expressed a desire to go back.

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One Response to “DaVinci Exhibit”

  1. Mel Says:
    July 8th, 2011 at 10:37 am

    That looks very cool! Brenna would have loved that too!