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Doors open ‘til midnight in final days of blockbuster Leonardo exhibit

Press Release Date 
Wednesday, 21 January, 2009
"Leonardo: 500 years into the Future" closes Sunday, January 25 after a four-month run at The Tech Museum of Innovation. Popular demand forced a three-week extension. But now the hit show, which makes its only U.S. stop in San Jose, must go. And The Tech is extending its hours to accommodate the wave of last-minute visitors expected to see the exhibit before the final curtain call. WHAT: To handle the rush of visitors, the Tech Museum is extending its hours following the runaway success surrounding the most comprehensive display of the innovative art, science and engineering works of Leonardo da Vinci and his contemporaries. WHEN: For the three final days of "Leonardo: 500 Years into the Future," exhibit hours are:
  • Friday, January 23rd - 9 a.m. to midnight
  • Saturday, January 24th - 9 a.m. to midnight
  • Sunday, January 25th - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
* Online ticketing is strongly encouraged. Visit www.thetech.org or call (408) 294-TECH to purchase tickets. WHERE: The Tech Museum of Innovation, 201 Market St., San Jose, CA. WHY: See for yourself why more than 150,000 visitors have come to The Tech to marvel at this uniquely inspirational and educational exhibit that combines nearly 200 artifacts, including life-size working models, hands-on interactive machines and displays and multi-media presentation and works of art, much of which has never before been seen in public. About The Tech Museum of Innovation The Tech Museum of Innovation is a hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and backgrounds. The Tech - located in the Capital of Silicon Valley - is a non-profit educational resource established to engage people in exploring and experiencing technologies affecting their lives. Through educational programs, the annual Tech Challenge team competition for youth, and the internationally recognized Tech Awards, presented by Applied Materials, Inc. The Tech Museum of Innovation celebrates the present and encourages the development of innovative ideas for a more promising future. For more information about The Tech Museum of Innovation, visit www.thetech.org. Contact: Roqua Montez Senior Manager Public Relations (408) 795-6225 rmontez@thetech.org