Château du Clos Lucé Entrance Ticket
- Visit Leonardo da Vinci's last home
- Interact with 20 real size models
- Explore Leonardo da Vinci's workshops
The Château du Clos Lucé was the last home to the Renaissance art and science icon: Leonardo da Vinci. Clos Lucé has a huge 7-hectare park on offer for visitors to discover, as well as a 15th-century Renaissance château, animated with multiple activities inspired by the Renaissance and the Italian genius.
Here at only 220 km from Paris in the bustling center of the Loire Valley, follow in Da Vinci's footsteps and be part of a lively and historical experience as you visit his home located in the town of Amboise! It was here at the Château Clos Lucé, by invitation of King Francis I, where Leonardo spent the last 3 years of his life from 1516 to 1519. The visit will start by the castle and will move on so you will see his living place, bedroom, kitchen and more, until coming to an end in the park where you will find a large exhibition of models of machines that give life to their master.
At the park, you will get to sense Leonardo da Vinci’s spirit while creating flying machines, bridges or weapons. You will even more about this exceptional man thanks to the giant models of his most spectacular machines, not to mention the 8 fascinating soundscapes translated in English as the voice of Leonardo himself, and the astonishing display of images giving an animated expression to Leonardo’s visions.
- Access to the château and the park
- A visit brochure available in 14 languages
- Access to the exhibition 'Leonardo the engineer'
- Personal expenses
- Guided tour
- Pickup and drop off
- Child (7-18): reduced
Rue du Clos Lucé, 2, 37400, Amboise, France
Entrance directly inside the Château du Clos Lucé.
Parking for bus and cars, in the rue du Clos Lucé, 300m on foot from the visitors' entrance.
- Fee-paying and private parking for cars at 300 meters from the entrance
- Presence of a bicycle garage
- Possibility to eat near the castle in one of these three restaurants: Crêperie, La Terrasse Renaissance, La Table du Moulin, L’Auberge du Prieuré
- Suitable for people with mobility impairments
- Every day except December 25, January 1, May 2
- Opening hours:
January: 10.00am to 6.00pm
February - June: 9.00am to 7.00pm
July - August: 9.00am to 8.00pm
September - October: 9.00am to 7.00pm
November - December: 9.00am to 6.00pm
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