Tour of Wardenclyffe: Morning Group - May 19, 2018

05/19/2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET

Description

DATE:     Saturday, May 19, 2018
TIME:      10:00 - 11:00 am
PLACE:   Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe, 5 Randall Rd, Shoreham NY 11786
COST:     $20 per person - Ages 10 and up

Discover the fascinating facts and myths surrounding Wardenclyffe, the only remaining laboratory of the great inventor, Nikola Tesla. Walk in Tesla's footsteps during this one-hour guided tour in which you will explore the grounds outside the laboratory while learning about Wardenclyffe's intriguing past, present, and future.  Highlights of the tour include:

  • Wardenclyffe History: Learn about Tesla's dream to transform farmland on Long Island into a "Radio City" for transmitting wireless energy. Hear the story of Wardenclyffe's conception, construction and controversial past.
     
  • Laboratory:  Get a close-up look at the exterior of Tesla's workshop at Wardenclyffe, and discover the unique features of this historic building where Tesla brainstormed and built his inventions.
     
  • Tower Base:  Explore the octagonal base where Tesla's legendary wireless transmitting tower once stood.  Learn facts about the tower's history--and the mysterious questions that remain. 
     
  • Bricks for Nik Plaza:  Visit one of Wardenclyffe's most unique features, built from bricks donated by Tesla fans from around the world and engraved with inspirational messages. This is also the perfect spot for a photo op with Wardenclyffe's larger-than-life statue of Tesla.
     
  • The Future at TSCW:  Get an exclusive look at the future of Wardenclyffe.  Learn about Tesla's contributions as an inventor and humanitarian, and how his legacy continues as TSCW develops Wardenclyffe into a center for education, research and entrepreneurship.

WHAT TO WEAR:  Dress in comfortable clothes and walking shoes.

WHAT TO BRING:  Bring water, sunscreen, sunglasses, and insect repellent to protect against ticks.  Bring camera and binoculars if desired.