Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla

Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla

Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla
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Speciality MuseumsHistoric Sites
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Come and visit the birth house of the great inventor! Dođite i posjetite rodnu kuću velikog izumitelja!
Duration: 1-2 hours
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4.0 of 5 bubbles122 reviews
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2 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
I'm slight disappointed! It's a collection of copies of some of his writings. Nothing original, a little personal detail, nothing. I don't know if it's worth going just to feel the vibe of the place and the knowledge that Tesla was born there. On the motorway there is a sign saying 2km away, which is not true, it's 14km to get there. Dogs are not allowed.
Written June 11, 2024
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Barufa
Rijeka, Croatia50 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Friends
Spent 2 hours there, it is well arranged. First there is the factual part - timeline following Tesla's life while putting it in historical context, then there are exhibits showcasing some of his inventions and finally there is a demonstration of high voltage transformer creating a magnetic field. At the end there is a possibility to watch a 30 mins movie with bad sound but it's actually quite interesting as it is trying to decipher Tesla's mind. Probably kids would find it boring, but there is a playground for them right outside.
Written March 19, 2018
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plankadams
Budapest, Hungary43 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Family
To be honest the whole visit was a complete dissapointment. The movie about Tesla was the most boring I have ever watched in my life. Morover the resolution was rubish I could not see the details.
5 out of 6 experiment tools was not functioning. This was outrageous. If Tesla was alive...
The only positive thing was that the staff was extremly helpful.
But it can not change the verdict...
Written August 26, 2017
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Lizara K
Seoul196 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2017 • Couples
This is a decent small museum about Tesla's life - a little over the top when raving about Tesla, but that's only to be expected from a small village known for nothing else. There are some interactive exhibits on the second floor, though without explanations of what you're seeing in them. I would have also liked to know a little about the house and what Tesla's life would have been like as a young boy living there in 19th century Croatia. The demonstration of the Tesla coil was definitely the highlight, though you can only see it once every two hours and this is not a place that takes more than about a half hour to enjoy - make sure you time your visit so you arrive at the right time. There is, for some reason, a no photos policy (not enforced) which seems kind of pointless here.
Written May 21, 2017
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Barbajozo
Split87 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2014 • Family
If you a driving from Zagreb to Split Gospić is in the middle of this voyage and Smiljan with Tesla memorial center is just 10 min from Motorway so take break go for a lunch (there are very good restaurants seriously cheaper than on Motorway restaurants) and visit it. memorial center was built few years ago and it is new, beautiful and interactive. Every two hours you can watch experiments in Tesla laboratory, and watch movie about his life. After this visit everyone would think about normal things on different way. Tesla was one of the most important person in the history of Science.
Written July 24, 2014
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Li S
Ely, UK922 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Family
Staff were extremely helpful, and went out of their way to make sure we saw it all! A nice mix of interactive exhibits, with more in depth info if you wanted it. Highlight is when they fire up the million volt coil! Great for all ages, highly recommend.
Written May 31, 2018
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LorelaiAnn
Croatia21 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Family
This was such a disappointment! I was with my family on our way to the seaside and decided to visit this Memorial Center on our way. I'd rather we had spent that money on a lunch somewhere. Entrance fee is 50 kuna per person (7 EUR or $8) and it's just too much for what they have to offer. You won't see Tesla's room, you won't see an authentic display of his childhood living conditions, you won't see his inventions in action. You will get a chronological display of the facts from his life and some pictures. That's it. You can read all of that online. There are a few small "replicas" of his inventions, but they don't work. I actually learned more about Tesla, saw his inventions at work and had more fun at the Technical Museum in Zagreb! When we visited, the canal around the building had no water and all the fish died, the smell was terrible. Also, the souvenir shop was closed. On a work day (it was Tuesday). All in all, a very disappointing experience for my whole family. It's a shame that such a great man was not honored appropriately. Avoid this place.
Written August 17, 2017
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María L
Madrid, Spain34 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Couples
The memorial doesn't deliver to the genius Tesla. 50kn per person, which could be fine if delivered something else than what you can read in Wikipedia
The demos of teslas inventions don't work and the hopefully most interesting thing (presentation and video) is only played every 2 hours...not much to do around to kill that waiting time...poor nikola would be disappointed with this "scientific park"
Written August 12, 2017
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Pedro_Pujol_Bonilla
Valencia, Spain46 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016 • Friends
It Doesn't worth. Nikola Tesla was a genius BUT this memorial is so poor about what he did. Is doesn't worth to come here to visit.
Written August 4, 2016
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IndigoGrrl
Ness Ziona, Israel3,091 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2014 • Family
We happened upon a sign for the Nikola Tesla Memorial Centre just as we were looking for a rest stop while driving from Krka to Plitvice. On a whim, we decided to investigate. Lucky us! An informative museum on the grounds of the pastoral village where this brilliant scientist and inventor was born.

My older children loved the informative memorial, and my pre-schooler loved the beautiful grounds.

We're so glad we stopped by here. It's finding little gems like these that makes travel so fun.
Written September 3, 2014
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