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Frequently-asked questions






What are the operating hours for Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius?
The museum opens at 9 a.m. and so does the exhibition. Please note that the last tickets to Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius will be sold at 3:45 p.m. (75 minutes before the museum closes at 5 p.m.)

How long should I plan to spend at Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius?
Guests should plan to spend between 75 and 90 minutes to explore the exhibit.

Can I visit Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius multiple times in a day?
No, admission to Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius is a one-time entry fee. Re-entry will not be allowed.

Is there a restriction on how long I can spend in the exhibition?
No. There’s a lot to see … take your time!

Why do I need a ticket for my toddler if children ages two and under are free?
The museum issues tickets for toddlers in order to keep an accurate count of our visitors, and to ensure public safety.

Does my Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius ticket give me free access to the entire Museum?
Yes, access to the entire Canada Science and Technology Museum is included.

Are there washrooms inside the exhibition hall?
No. Visitors are asked to use the museum’s facilities before entering the Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius exhibition hall, since there are no washrooms inside the space.

Can I take photos and videos?
Absolutely! Photos and videos for personal use are not only allowed, but encouraged! Photos and videos for any other purpose require advance notice and the express written permission of the museum. For more information, send an email to: contact@IngeniumCanada.org

Is the exhibition wheelchair and stroller accessible?
Yes! The Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius exhibition is completely accessible, as is the entire museum. Read more about special needs and accessibility.

Are food and drinks permitted while I visit the exhibition?
No. We ask that you use the museum's Maple Cafe and cafeteria lounge, which are reserved spaces for eating and drinking.

Is there a coat check or bag drop?
The exhibition does not provide this option. Visitors are asked to use the museum’s self-serve cloakroom. Lockers for valuables are also available in the cloakroom – at the cost of $1.


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