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Thomas Edison Museum
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37 Christie St, Edison, NJ 08820-3860
Thomas Edison Museum: Hours, Address, Thomas Edison Museum Reviews: 4.5/5
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Review Highlights “Small but educational” We were pleasantly surprised by how educational this little museum was. We live in the area and... read more Reviewed February 3, 2018 Dolphinsfreakmeout , Woodbridge, New Jersey
“Edison's Legacy” You would have perhaps read about Edison's experiments and inventions while growing up. Visit to... read more Reviewed January 23, 2018 KartikJain13q , Mumbai, India
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Reviewed February 3, 2018
Small but educational We were pleasantly surprised by how educational this little museum was. We live in the area and had driven by it so many times. Great place for curious kids from maybe age 8 and up. Smaller kids might be a little bored. Definately check it... More
Dolphinsfreak… Woodbridge, New Jersey
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Reviewed January 23, 2018
Edison's Legacy You would have perhaps read about Edison's experiments and inventions while growing up. Visit to this museum is a reminiscence of his innovations.
KartikJain13q Mumbai, India
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Reviewed January 21, 2018
In awe of Edison Thomas Edison is a man to be admired and this small museum is intimate but knowledgeable about his history. The $5.00 admission is worth the knowledge gained during the 40+ minute tour provided.
kimfrenchrn Saco, Maine
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Reviewed January 6, 2018
Chuck was fantastic I knew nothing much about Thomas Edison apart from the lightbulb and the phonograph. But I never knew that everything started at such a young age. Our tour guide Chuck was just so engaging and made this tiny little museum absolutely fantastic and so interesting.... More
dregnet Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 3, 2018
Small and shut but still worth the visit. This is one for the avid Edison, history or science fan. It was this location where Edison and his team put together the first viable light bulb and for this reason worth the visit. There is a large memorial tower and a lovely park the... More
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Reviewed October 5, 2017
Edison Museum in Menlo Park This Museum says it all about how New Jersey values and presents its historic landmarks. A tiny building dedicated to one of the greatest inventors of all time.
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Reviewed August 16, 2017
Edison Museum The museum showcases many of Thomas Edison's creations including the phonograph and many of his light bulbs, as well as memorabilia relating to Edison and his inventions. The museum also showcases many images taken of Edison's property, inventions, and family.
geo0269 Iselin, New Jersey
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Reviewed June 16, 2017
Visit with child This is a great way to introduce living history to any child its a geat place to visit and explore history
thesandman2… Staten Island
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Reviewed May 22, 2017
Edison light and museeum I have lived in Edison my entire life and kind of took the light and museum for granted. One day my husband and I took a tour of the museum. We go to see the light often but I never was in the museum. What... More
tonimarie0515 Edison, New Jersey
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Reviewed May 9, 2017
Taste of Edison This is a very small museum open between Thu-Sat 10 am - 4 pm with about couple of rooms containing the history and life of Thomas Alva Edison besides some of his great works like the Phonograph, light bulb etc which gives a great insight... More
Gauthamsv Coimbatore, India
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hi, is there a carpark at or close to the museum please. Can't seem to find an info. Thanks October 18, 2017 | Sharon H
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Response from Michael B | There is a train stop in Medlow Park, NJ but it would be a long walk. This is a very tiny building, then the monument, but only open very few days. It is nothing to travel a long way to see. The Edison factory in West... More