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Welcoming staff, inexpensive admission, interesting history, & hours well spent!

We thoroughly enjoyed 2.5 hr visit here and also found a gem of restaurant (Zlatna Potkova) along... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
1captbobhrv
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Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
Nice park

Good to see and interesting exhibits. Reading about Tesla was very illuminating and he clearly... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Pandaroo22
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 27, 2014

Recall, Nikola Tesla (Smiljan, 1856th - New York, 1943). Was one of the greatest scientist of the twentieth century. He was born in Lika. Elementary school and high school in Smiljan Gospic and Karlovac and studied in Graz, Austria. His inventions in the field of...More

6  Thank Stjepan T
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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

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....More

4  Thank plankadams
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed 2.5 hr visit here and also found a gem of restaurant (Zlatna Potkova) along the way that we stopped at for lunch. The museum setting is a beautiful park with Tesla’s Orthodox Church and house open for viewing. Inside are timetables with...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2018

Good to see and interesting exhibits. Reading about Tesla was very illuminating and he clearly had a good brain for inventions

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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Having learned about "the greatest scientist who ever lived" from my father when I was a child, I felt like visiting his birthplace was a dream come true. It was.

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

A beautifully landscaped quiet garden with a few interesting features about the early part of Nicola Teslas life. The video they show is well worth watching and gives you a better understanding of the complexities of his amazing brain. The gift shop is terrific and...More

Thank AnniefromHotham
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Every year, going to holydays, we pass in front of the gospic highway exit, showing the advertisement of tesla museum. Finally we founded the time to visit it... what a delusion! The explainations are very poor, and in the showcases croat and engish explainations are...More

Thank PierOlivia
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I drove many times by on the way to seaside and back but had never time or will to do this small detour. This year I drove with my eGolf back from Zadar and had to charge somewhere. This was ideal spot because it has...More

2  Thank Matej K
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We were always wondering about Nikola's Tesla place of birth and life before he came to US. This museum talks a lot abut his work and main achievements, some things you would never see in modern museums in NY and around the world. I am...More

1  Thank Sheila_Summer
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Nice way to get a quick glimpse on the childhood and life of great genius Nikola Tesla. There are still a lot of space to upgrade the offer. Video which they are showing is of a bad quality and not to interesting. Tesla was a...More

Thank Emina K
Reviewed May 31, 2018

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...More

2  Thank Li S
Reviewed March 19, 2018

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...More

4  Thank Barufa
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