The CEO of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk, has donated $1 million to the upcoming Tesla Science Center that will be opened on the North Shore of Long Island.
The site chosen for the museum is known as Wardenclyffe, the last workshop that inventor Nikola Tesla used. Musk made the announcement on Nikola Tesla’s 158th birthday, saying that he is pledging $1 million along with a Tesla supercharger so Model S owners can visit the museum.
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Within the new Tesla Science Center will be a Nikola Tesla Musem, a learning center and an innovation center. In total, the facility will cost roughly $8 million.
The center is located on a 16-acre site at the intersection of Route 25A and Randall Road in Shoreham. It was purchased for the science center with the help of an online crowd funding campaign.
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