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COVID-19 : the castle and the park Leonardo da Vinci are closed to visitor for an indefinite period.

In accordance with directives issued by the French government, the castle and the park Leonardo da Vinci are closed to visitor until further notice.

Many thanks for your understanding.

new clos lucé leonardo da vinci painter architect
NEW : Summer 2020

Leonardo da Vinci, Painter and Architect


Set in the park, a new 500 sq.m cultural centre and museum will present two major facets of da Vinci's knowledge :

LEONARDO DA VINCI, PAINTER : An immersive tour will introduce visitors to the full body of Leonardo da Vinci’s painted works. The virtual gallery will screen an animated display of 17 Leonardo da Vinci masterpieces combined with his drawings.

LEONARDO DA VINCI, ARCHITECT : The exhibit will feature models, interactive touch tables and 3D animation, including a screening on the sumptuous royal palace at Romorantin, the 'new Rome'. It will also present all the studies carried out by Leonardo da Vinci in the fields of architecture, civil and military engineering, and town planning.

Included in your ticket price.


Permanent exhibitions

« The desire to know is natural to good men. »
Leonardo da Vinci

Clos Lucé - Exhibit Leonardo Da Vinci and France

Leonardo da Vinci and France

Le Château du Clos Lucé, the link between Italian and French Renaissance

Drawing on new scientific contributions, this exhibition throws light on the fascinating relationships between Leonardo da Vinci and three Kings of France over a 10-year period.

Guided through a series of richly illustrated themed exhibits — from royal commissions and feats of engineering to sumptuous festivities and final drawings, visitors will discover a multitude of projects built or conceived by the Italian master during his time spent living at Clos Lucé in Amboise.

Halle Muséographique (In Leonardo da Vinci's park) : 10.30 am - 6.30 pm
Open daily with occasional exceptions
This exhibition has an additional charge to the general admission : 5€ adult / 3€ reduced / 1€ children (7-18 years old)