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Thomas Edison Butchertown House

729 E Washington St, Louisville, KY 40202-1050
+1 502-585-5247
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Very interesting place

My boyfriend and I stopped in here on a whim while spending a couple days in Louisville and I'm... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Fun stop...

Museum was closed the day we were there but still fun to see one of Thomas Edison's homes. This is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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729 E Washington St, Louisville, KY 40202-1050
+1 502-585-5247
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My boyfriend and I stopped in here on a whim while spending a couple days in Louisville and I'm glad we did. The guides were very nice and informative, we had fun talking to them a lot. The place is pretty small but they have...More

Thank kyla231
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum was closed the day we were there but still fun to see one of Thomas Edison's homes. This is located in a very industrial section of town but don't be put off by that, well worth the drive.

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on a road trip and we were so glad we did. Our 7 and 9 year old e an enjoyed and learned. Our tour guide was a sweet lady who we enjoyed. So many good displays and info. Love seeing history with my...More

Thank ac6804
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an area of Washington Street that is more commercial than further down in Butchertown. I have lived in this city all my life and don't remember seeing this building. First, it is a small building and Edison only lived here a year when...More

Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The guide told me more about Thomas Edison than I knew after visiting his lad in West Orange. The exhibits are fascinating and ask to see the two videos.

Thank bklyndelight
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is place Edison rented out room for a year not where he lived small but packed with information the guy inside whom runs it was very informative and really explained everything to us so that was a big plus on being there or it...More

Thank 20SW
Reviewed 2 February 2017

What a Louisville treasure! How cool that Thomas Edison lived here. When my brother and I visited last week, we expected to have a very short visit. Let's just say we didn't expect to see much but wanted to go nonetheless. We were pleasantly surprised...More

1  Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were on our way to the airport, so didn't have time for the full tour, but the staffer came outside to visit with us. Interesting history housed in one of L'ville's historic shotgun houses.

Thank heytoto
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It is a really small house, and nothing particular to see, but it is a great educational site. Good to stop by.

1  Thank 8Oiseaux
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We dropped by the Thomas Edison Butchertown House after touring the Copper and Kings Distillery since it was in the area. The hours sign out front says that they're open on Saturdays, but the house was locked up tight. That was a little disappointing, but...More

1  Thank rivergirl25
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Barbara B
29 January 2015|
Response from jjctraveler | Reviewed this property |
From the website The museum is open for guided tours on Tuesday - Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Admission: $5/adults; $4/seniors 60 & over; $3/students and free for children 5 & under. 729-731 East Washington Street... More