״The artist sees what others only catch a glimpse of״

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The Vitruvian Man In 1490, da Vinci drew a sketch that would later become among the most famous in the world – a figure presented in two positions, intended to display the ideal proportions of the human body and the connection between anatomy, geometry and art. The square emphasizes the identical dimensions of arm span and height, while the circle, with the navel in the middle, blocks the spread arms and legs. True to da Vinci, even his seemingly “technical” sketch became a work of art and some even claim that the Vitruvian Man’s face is a self-portrait. The text accompanying the sketch is translated from the classic book written by Vitruvius (15-80 B.C.). This fact gave the sketch its name – “The Vitruvian Man”.

About

On the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, we are proud to present a fascinating and colorful exhibition at The First Station in Jerusalem, devoted to the universal genius; a Renaissance man whose infinite curiosity is matched only by his power of invention.

Come see the world through the eyes of one of the greatest inventors in history; a scientist, a mathematician, an engineer, an inventor, a painter, a sculptor, and an architect who was considered hundreds of years ahead of his time.

In this exhibition, dozens of giant machines inspired by Da Vinci’s plans and sketches will be exhibited in Israel for the first time, alongside new technologies that will create a fascinating and mesmerizing visual experience. Drawings, sketches, giant figures, moving physical models, holograms, screenings, and activities – all in a fascinating and interactive atmosphere suitable for the entire family – both young and old.

The exhibition will be on display at the First Station in Jerusalem during the months of July-October 2020

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״The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding״

Frequently asked questions

Sunday – Thursday: 09: 00-21: 00
Fri: 9 am – 3 pm
Saturday: 09: 00-21: 00

The box office will open about half an hour before the opening of the exhibition and
the entrance to the exhibition will be closed for about an hour before closing.

Gan Hapaamon Station: 7, 18, 18A, 34, 49, 77, 77A, 85, 101, 102, 103, 105, 106, 729
The David Remez / Khan station: 7, 7A, 30, 30A, 38, 71, 72, 74, 75, 78, 78A, 107, 480, 746

Of course!

The First Station events and restaurants are accessible. we also have an accessible restroom.

If you still need help, do not hesitate to ask any staff member and we will

be happy to help.

1. Our private parking lot at the David Remez Square – on payment. 12nis for the first hour, and then 4nis for each 15min.
On Fridays from 19:00 – 12nis for the first hour, 12nis for the second one, 1nis for the third – and the fourth is for free.
Payment by credit card only – American Express and Diners are not accepted.
2. Municipal parking lot (blue-white) – entry from Hevron Road 31.
3. Gan HaPa’amon parking lot

The exhibition’s sessions represent only the anticipated entrance time in order to
control the audience at any given moment and avoid overcrowding. There is no
restriction on the length of stay at the exhibition, except the daily times of closing in
the evenings.

No, a few moments after placing your order, you will be sent an email and an SMS to
with your tickets. Getting in with this link is enough.

The entry of food and drink into the compound is prohibited.

״I have always felt it is my destiny to build a machine that would allow man to fly״

Contact us

Phone 02-6767746
Call center hours 9:00-17:00
Address David Remez Street, Jerusalem