Nikola Tesla Museum (Muzej Nikole Tesle)
Guided tours take visitors through the museum’s permanent exhibitions, providing insight into Tesla’s life and legacy. Highlights include a collection of his journals, photographs, and personal items, alongside more than 1,000 plans and drawings of his various inventions. Most exciting are the working models of Tesla’s machines. Visitors can take part in a number of fun electricity experiments and demonstrations and even try operating the induction engines.
Things to Know Before You Go
The entrance fee includes a 45-minute guided tour; children under 7 get free admission.
Museum tours are available in English and Serbian.
The museum is wheelchair-accessible. Guests who wear a pacemaker will not be able to take part in the demonstration part of the tour.
There is a gift shop at the museum.
How to Get There
The museum is located in the Vračar district in central Belgrade. It's around a 15-minute walk from Nikola Pašić Square, and buses stop at Slavija Square, just two blocks away.
When to Get There
The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from morning until late evening all year round. Time your arrival for one of the tours, which run every hour beginning at 10am.
After learning about Belgrade’s most famous former resident, head to the Historical Museum of Serbia and the Museum of Yugoslavia to find out more about Serbia’s long and often troubled history. Other museums worth visiting include the Museum of Aviation, which displays Russian helicopters and World War II fighters; the Zepter Museum, which houses an impressive collection of Serbian art; and the Museum of Science and Technology.
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