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Château of Clos Lucé - Leonardo da Vinci Park - CRT Centre Val de Loire - EN
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Château of Clos Lucé – Leonardo da Vinci Park

Château of Clos Lucé – Leonardo da Vinci Park à AMBOISE © Leonard de Serres 12

As part of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s time at the Château du Clos Lucé, 2018 is all about the dream of Flight. Fascination, observation, mechanics, myth, Clos Lucé pays tribute to the universal dream with educational activities, and exhibition and summer events.

Opening times

From 01/07/2020 to 31/08/2020

Opening days :

  • monday from 09h00 to 20h00
  • tuesday from 09h00 to 20h00
  • wednesday from 09h00 to 20h00
  • thursday from 09h00 to 20h00
  • friday from 09h00 to 20h00
  • saturday from 09h00 to 20h00
  • sunday from 09h00 to 20h00
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From 01/09/2020 to 31/10/2020

Opening days :

  • monday from 09h00 to 19h00
  • tuesday from 09h00 to 19h00
  • wednesday from 09h00 to 19h00
  • thursday from 09h00 to 19h00
  • friday from 09h00 to 19h00
  • saturday from 09h00 to 19h00
  • sunday from 09h00 to 19h00
From 01/11/2020 to 31/12/2020

Opening days :

  • monday from 09h00 to 18h00
  • tuesday from 09h00 to 18h00
  • wednesday from 09h00 to 18h00
  • thursday from 09h00 to 18h00
  • friday from 09h00 to 18h00
  • saturday from 09h00 to 18h00
  • sunday from 09h00 to 18h00

Certification labels

  • La Loire à Vélo
  • Qualité Tourisme
  • 500 ans RenaissanceS
  • Accueil vélo
  • Accueil Vélo site de visite et de loisirs
  • Ambassadeur Val de Loire
  • Démarche d'excellence grands sites
  • Parcs et Jardins en région Centre
  • Rendez-vous en France
  • Private museum
  • Listed or registered (CNMHS)

Prices & Payment methods

  • Full adult price : From 14€ to 17€
  • Child rate : From 11€ to 12€
  • Discount rate : From 12€ to 15,50€
  • : From 36€ to 47€
  • Group rate : 13€
  • Other rates : 7,50€
  • Discount rate : From 11€ to 8,50€

Payment methods

  • American Express
  • Carte bleue
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Money transfer
  • Visa


Description of heritage

  • Descriptif du parc et jardin
    Come and explore the Cultural Park devoted to Leonardo da Vinci presenting the many aspects to his multi-disciplinary genius: Introductory journey on the landscaped trail featuring 20 giant machines, 8 audio points and 32 translucent canvases, display in the Eiffel-style gallery and tour of the château, his last home with an exhibition of his 40 fabulous machines.

  • Descriptif du musée
    Tour of Leonardo da Vinci’s house, his recently restored studios, murals by his students and 40 fabulous machines. Introductory journey on the landscaped trail, real outdoor museum featuring 40 models and canvases as well as 8 audio points (early March -> mid-Nov.). Unique in France: Leonardo da Vinci’s hologram brought to life by Pepper Ghost technology. Museum gallery: “Leonardo da Vinci and France” permanent exhibition.

  • Descriptif du site et monument historique
    Leonardo da Vinci spent the last 30 years of his life in a beautiful pink stone building. From his restored studios and bedroom to the kitchen, get up close and personal with the genius and explore his ingenious models. Canvases and giant machines, audio terminals and a fun-filled trail in the expansive grounds puts the finishing touch to learning about this visionary artist and his fabulous inventions. Get the family together, grab a visit booklet, find out Leonardo’s secrets at Le Clos Lucé and solve the mystery of one of his most amazing machines!

Spoken languages

  • French
  • English


  • Crepes / pizzeria
  • Traditional restaurant
  • Snackbar


  • Shop


  • Picnic area
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Film projection room
  • Fully equipped meeting room
  • Wifi
  • Bus parking


  • Handicap access


Groups accepted

  • Minimum group size: 15


Languages of the visit :
  • French
  • English

Average duration of the group visit: 02h00
Average duration of the individual visit:03h30


On site

  • Specific theme activities
  • Adult workshop
  • Junior workshop
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Son & Lumière


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