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Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

This is the place where Nikola was born, you can feel how happy he was growing up in the nature. The statue of Nikola was very tall, felt taller than 2m. Not sure if it is 1-1. In the memorial center you get to see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dellair
Reviewed 4 October 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1captbobhrv
Reviewed 15 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pandaroo22
Reviewed 3 September 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary H
Reviewed 21 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AnniefromHotham
Reviewed 18 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PierOlivia
Reviewed 9 July 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Sheila_Summer
Reviewed 28 June 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Emina K
Reviewed 31 May 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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