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Thomas Edison Museum

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Yes it is small but it is packed with things to read on the wall. Follow your guide then go back... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jean A
West Milford, New Jersey
You totally have to visit

One of my all-time favorite museums, for someone who loves innovation and history. So great, I will... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Daniel J
Colorado, USA
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37 Christie St, Edison, NJ 08820-3860
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes it is small but it is packed with things to read on the wall. Follow your guide then go back and read the plaques on the wall.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jean A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my all-time favorite museums, for someone who loves innovation and history. So great, I will be back as soon as possible.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 16 December 2018

We weren't able to go up to the house as it was closed and we were only passing through, but there are no options to only do the museum, they say the ticket is valid for 7 days I think but that doest' help if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MrsBaum
Reviewed 28 October 2018

What a great little park highlighting the fantastic achievements of Thomas Edison. We worth a stop, fun light bulbs to take your photo next too!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Zamtricia
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Stop here recently and what a surprise. Although it’s a small museum it’s fill with a lot of great exhibits and information. The tour guide Chuck was GREAT. He knows his stuff and really made the tour even more enjoyable. This site doesn’t have all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zebrasky
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Must visit the place with children to get inspiration for innovation.Listen to the narration by the guide. See the various devices being invented at this location

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank arvind4520
Reviewed 12 September 2018

A fascinating revelation of Thomas Edison's scientific and engineering accomplishments. A pretty sharp cookie Edison, the reproduction of sound, vision, rubber manufacture, and the thing at the front of everything today - batteries. Don't forget to visit the collection of electric cars in Edison's garage...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank plantsman8
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Tiny place in the mains of the city and when you go there and read about Thomas Edison and his work its simply awesome to see such a huge achievement by mankind was started here at sucha simple place!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Indieopus
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Many of us think of Edison as the man who invented the light bulb but its clear from my visit to this museum that he and his team were responsible for a phenomenal range of inventions including motion pictures, batteries, Portland cement and so much...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank mikehM6424GR
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Was a good experience especially if you are interested in Edison's inventions and the history around him. Good for kids.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jai J
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Sharon H
19 October 2017|
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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