Abstract:Return one century back, take an unusal tour through Paths of Nikola Tesla in Belgrade. Visit the Museum of Nikola Tesla, 100 year old cabinets of Electrotechnic faculty and resarch Belgrade from Tesla's corner.
Visit to 100 year old cabinets at Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Visit to Nikola Tesla Museum and National Museum
It is well known that Serbia has Museum of Nikola Tesla, unique institution of science and culture, which preserve Tesla's heritage. The story of the great frendship between Nikola Tesla and Djordje Stanojevic is, however, not well known. Stanojević was a key scientist of the nineteenth century a physicist, astronomer, meteorologist, university professor, and rector at the University of Belgrade — born in the city of Negotin. It is thanks to Stanojević that Tesla visited Serbia for the first time in June, 1892, when he spent a day in Belgrade, but that day left a big mark in industrial development of Serbia. Place of departure: in front of the Museum of Nikola Tesla Time of departure: 10 a.m. Tour start with visit to Museum of Nikola Tesla. There you will see original Tesla's documents, more than 2,000 books and journals, historical and technical exhibits, photographs, original technical preparatory and working instruments and devices, and even Tesla’s urn with ashes. Here you can also try out how some of Tesla's inovations functionate. We then continue to Faculty of Electrical Engineering where we will have an unusual tour through centenary cabinets and find out how did Tesla „created tunders“, made wirless energy and ball lightnings, learn to measure the current strength or force the spark to jump from one tip to the other, to connect a power plant to the system. After that we go for a walk to the Old Palace where we will start the walking tour through the "Belgrade from the perspective of Nikola Tesla". During his only visit to Belgrade on 1892, Tesla went to reception to HM King Alexander at the Old Palace. Through the King Milan Street and Terazije Square, we will come to Republic Square, where we will visit the National Museum. Continue along the Knez Mihailova Street up to Kalemegdan. After a tour of Kalemegdan we go to the Students' Square, formerly the Great Square, where was located the hotel Imperial in which has been organized gala lunch for Nikola Tesla during his visit. Otional: At the end of the tour, all interested persons will have opportunity to have a lunch with menu: „Electricity – Mr. Nicola Tesla“ in hotel Square Nine – prepared according to original menu made specialy for Tesla during the 150th meeting of Chicago's comercial club (held on Saturday night, 13th May 1899 in hotel Auditorium.