Museum Access

Museum Access

The DaVinci Machines / Florence, Italy Workshop

Join host Leslie Mueller as she steps back into the world of Leonardo DaVinci. Take a ‘Behiind the Scenes’ look at the workshop in Florence, Italy where the working models of DaVinci’s inventions were hand crafted by skilled artisans according to his original drawings. Then visit the special hands-on exhibition that is traveling North America, ‘the DaVinci Machines’, on loan from the DaVinci Museum in Florence, Italy.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #110

Tuesday, April 23 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

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Host Leslie Mueller explores Chicago’s premier destination, the Museum of Science and Industry. Take a ‘Behind the Scenes’, on board tour of the World Famous U-505 submarine…the centerpiece of an unforgettable exhibit. Experience life aboard this German Sub first hand, as it looked days before it’s capture by Americans off the coast of Africa during World War II. We will also get to see some rarely seen artifacts from the sub’s crew as well as from those who captured this piece of American Naval history.