Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla, Smiljan

Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla is located in Smiljan. Arrange to visit Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla and other attractions in Smiljan using our Smiljan road trip planning tool.
Create an itinerary including Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
112 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • It is not that it is a huge museum and you can spend a whole day there but how can you be in Croatia and not visit the place where Tesla grew up. Was he really born there?.....yes, it is reported...  more »
  • As others have noted, this is not a place you just come across without trying, but do try. The tidy campus is set in lovely countryside that was in full fall color when we visited. The modern exhibit....  more »
Google
  • Sadly, we were denied entry because they wouldn’t take a credit card and we didn’t have the cash needed. Given that Tesla said his life’s work was driven to make life a little easier for humanity, I wonder what he would have to say to the people who run this museum? I think it’s ironic that his inventions helped contribute to the credit card machines that they choose not to use at the very place of his birth.
  • Very small. 4 - 5 experiments. The Tesla coil runs every 2 hours. I expected a science museum..... It's more a historical village. If you are interested in science, don't loose your time.
Places to stay near Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla

Plan your trip to Smiljan

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.