Nikola Tesla is considered of being the most popular modern Serb. His inventor's incredible life is honored in an excellent city center museum in Belgrade.
Located in Vracar, Belgrade neighborhood, the museum displays a number of the great Tesla's inventions along with many of his objects.
If you ever wanted to create light simply by holding a light bulb, this is the place to go.
Nikola Tesla, Electrical Review, January 27, 1897.
"The science of electricity has revealed to us the true nature of light provided us with innumerable forms of application and precise means, and thus contributed to the exactness of our knowledge."
History of Nikola Tesla Museum
This museum was established on December 5, 1952. This decision was signed by Josip Broz Tito.
The decision was published in the Official Gazette of the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia, no. 59 of December 10, 1952.
Today, this museum is the only institution of science and culture in Serbia, as well as in the world.
It is the only museum that preserves the original and personal legacy of this great scientist. It has the following extremely valuable collections:
- 1.Over 160,000 original documents
- 2.Over 2000 books and magazines
- 3.Over 1200 historical and technical exhibits
- 4.Over 1500 photos and glass photo plates of original technical
- 5.Over 1000 plans and drawings.
Monday: 10: 00-15: 00 Tuesday-Friday: 10: 00-17: 00 Saturday-Sunday: 12: 00-17: 00
Reservation is required for group visits (more than 10 visitors). No reservation is required for individual visits.
Single ticket for guided tour in English: 800 RSD
Group ticket for guided tour in English (more than 10 people): 500 RSD
(Free entrance for children under 7 years old)