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Nice park

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pandaroo22
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Nice park and EV charging station

I drove many times by on the way to seaside and back but had never time or will to do this small... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Matej K
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Pandaroo22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Very cool museum! And the exhibitions were spectacular. Even the people who work there are super proud!!

1  Thank Matthew S
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