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Reopen to the public: Château du Clos Lucé & Leonardo da Vinci Park

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We are delighted to announce that Clos Lucé château and park will reopen from Wednesday 20 May !

As part of our efforts to control Covid-19, we have implemented new health measures throughout the site to protect our staff and visitors. To learn more about the safety guidelines in place, click here

Plan your visit:

Save time and reduce contact: buy your fast track tickets from our online ticket shop

→ Choose a quieter timeslot when there are fewer visitors: 9-10am / 1-2pm / 5-7pm (last entry at 6pm).

→ For lunch, pack your own picnic (outdoor eating area available) or purchase food and drinks from our takeaway menu.
→ During your visit, please observe the preventive and social distancing measures in place. Face masks/coverings are compulsory for all adult visitors and are strongly recommended for children under the age of 11.

We are happy to answer any questions you may have:
+33 (0)2 47 57 55 78
On messenger and social media

See you soon,

The Château du Clos Lucé team

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NEW 2020

The first online learning platform dedicated to the Renaissance genious

Learn and have fun in family

In these times of lockdown, when it may be hard to occupy children while distracting them, the Château du Clos Lucé pursues its mission of transmission : in 8 short and amusing lessons, enter Leonardo’s universe by discovering his diverse interests and his most famous works and inventions while awaiting the reopening of the Clos Lucé !

We invites you for an online learning journey to share in family anecdotes available on computer, smartphone and tablet in French and English (free of charge). The content covers topics taught from elementary school to high school: the Renaissance, the visual arts, mathematics, sciences, technology, the art of flight….

One link : https://vinci-closluce.artips.fr/


Permanent exhibitions

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

Clos Lucé - Exhibit Leonardo Da Vinci and France
Exhibition - Closed

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)