Palo Alto, California: Statue of Nikola Tesla

Conceived, funded, and unveiled within a span of eight months in 2013. The bronze scientist holds one of his glows-by-itself light bulbs, but it doesn't glow in the bronze statue. The statue has its own Wi-Fi hotspot so that you can instantly share your selfies with the world.

Address:
260 Sheridan Ave., Palo Alto, CA
Directions:
US Hwy 101 to the Embarcadero Rd/Oregon Expwy exit. Drive south on the Oregon Expwy for two miles. Exit right at the green sign onto Birch St., then drive one block. You'll se the Tesla statue on the right, on a pedestal just past the intersection of Sheridan Ave.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Nikola Tesla statue.

Statue of Nikola Tesla

The sun shines on Tesla after noon.

[Lenka Holman, 11/07/2020]

Nikola Tesla statue.

Statue of Nikola Tesla

Parking near the statue is a bit restricted. Park around the corner at the local cafe.

[The Time Machine Builder, 10/02/2014]

On the plaque: "This monument to the great inventor is intended to inspire creativity & selfless action in the fields of energy & wireless information so that the global issues of peace & poverty may one day be solved forever." Use the statue's free wi-fi to transmit your selfless selfies!


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