Let's Build a Goddamn Tesla Museum

We're trying to raise money to buy back Nikola Tesla's old laboratory, known as the Wardenclyffe Tower, and eventually turn it into a museum.
Technology
$1,370,461USD
raised of $850,000 goal
161%
0 time left
This campaign started on Aug 15 and closed on September 29, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
Flexible Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on September 29, 2012
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  • $3USD
    Tesla loves the number 3

    And if you donate $3, Tesla will love you too. If he were alive today he'd totally high-five you and compliment your haircut and/or mustache.

    5393 claimed

  • $25USD
    Glossy Tesla Photo

    An 8X10 portrait of Nikola Tesla, printed with a glossy finish.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    891 claimed

  • $33USD
    Tesla > Edison bumper sticker

    Donating $33 will get you a "Tesla greater than Edison" bumper sticker: http://is.gd/GQTCGj

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    5440 claimed

  • $50USD
    Wardenclyffe T-Shirts

    T-shirts are still available. Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL. We'll poll you for your size when the campaign ends.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    1406 claimed

  • $100USD
    Baseball Cap

    T-shirt PLUS baseball cap with Wardenclyffe logo.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    500 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $150USD
    Signed copy of Wizard

    An author-signed (via bookplate) copy of Marc Seifer’s definitive biography, Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius. Mr. Seifer has done prodigious research into Tesla’s life and work, and this biography is filled with extensive references and fascinating facts about Tesla.

    20 out of 20 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $200USD
    Minature Tesla Coil

    Donating $200 will get you a miniature solid state Tesla coil as well as a Wardenclyffe postcard. Details about the coil here: http://amasci.com/tesla/microtc.html

    40 out of 40 claimed

  • $333USD
    Signed Tesla Geek Booklet

    $333 will get you a signed, numbered booklet (like a mini comic book) of "Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived." http://theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla They'll be signed and numbered by Matthew Inman, AKA The Oatmeal, and we're only doing a limited run of these booklets.

    314 out of 500 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Autographed Tesla Poster

    A limited edition autographed Wardenclyffe poster signed by Tesla’s last remaining relative, William Terbo. Also includes t-shirt, baseball cap, and thumb drive with Wardenclyffe logo.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    10 out of 50 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $1,000USD
    Autographed poster

    An autographed Wardenclyffe poster signed by Tesla’s last remaining relative, William Terbo. Also includes all the above items: Wardenclyffe t-shirt, "Tesla > Edison" bumper sticker, Wardenclyffe Tote Bag, a Wardenclyffe poster, and a coffee mug. Please specify your shirt size: child(one size), adult ( S, M, L, XL, XXL) .

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    40 out of 40 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    Admission to Tesla Event

    Includes all of the above perks (shirt, poster, etc) plus admission to a Tesla event at the New Yorker Hotel in January.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    16 out of 100 claimed

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