Tesla's Wardenclyffe Laboratory - Atlas Obscura

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Tesla's Wardenclyffe Laboratory

Tromp through the land of Tesla’s first factory while learning about his property and the current efforts being made to open the first Tesla museum in the US.

This Obscura Day, walk the site where Tesla's last laboratory once stood and learn about the ongoing development of the first Tesla museum in the United States.

At the turn of the century, Nikola Tesla had built Wardenclyffe laboratory, designed by the renowned architect, Stanford White. White also designed a huge tower to be used for the worldwide transmission of signals. Though the tower was demolished in 1917, the original laboratory building still stands, along with several other structures which were added by subsequent owners.

Thanks to the work of the Friends of Science East, volunteers and science lovers, the property is now constructing a museum in Tesla's honor. Learn about the history of the site and its future in this two-hour session.

A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to The Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe.


Email Larissa at larissa.hayden@atlasobscura.com.

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