Dr. Fredrick Finch Strong was the original proprietor of this specific Tesla Coil. The Tesla coil is enclosed in a protective alcove for maximum wow factor, and to display its giant electric arcs. This wonderful example of science allows viewers to truly experience the power of electricity in its rawest form. The display was donated to the city of Los Angeles by Finch Strong where it is now housed in Griffith’s Observatory. The Tesla Coil is available for daily viewing free of charge.
The Tesla Coil, a marvel of 19th century scientific discovery is found at the observatory at Griffith Park, 2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles, CA.