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See The World of Da Vinci at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

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If you want to brush up on American history all you have to do is hop on the Ventura County Line to Simi Valley – home of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

The Library is a self-guided collection of exhibits that tells the story of the 40th President of the United States and is currently home a temporary exhibition called The World of da Vinci. The exhibit is open now through September 8, 2019

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In The World of da Vinci, Leonardo da Vinci’s famous art also comes to life with digitally restored, (life-size) reproductions of The Mona Lisa, Vitruvian Man, The Last Supper and Lady with an Ermine. Each are displayed alongside interactive kiosks where you can learn more about the artwork, learn how the artwork has been restored over the years, and more!

Leonardo da Vinci was a true genius who graced this world with his presence from April 15, 1452 to May 2, 1519. He is among the most influential artists in history, having left a significant legacy not only in the realm of art but in science as well, each discipline informing his mastery of the other. Today, no name better seems to symbolize the Renaissance age than da Vinci. In The World of da Vinci, you’ll discover machines and artwork to get a more complete understanding of the genius – Leonardo da Vinci.

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Other permanent  exhibits you can explore are Air Force One, the Berlin Wall, the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, the Oval Office, the Reagan Museum, an exhibit about the Secret Service and the Memorial, which is the final resting place of the president and First Lady Nancy Reagan.

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The Reagan Library is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can be reached by taking Simi Valley Transit Route A and D from the Simi Valley Metrolink Station.

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