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Thomas Edison Museum

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Address: 37 Christie St, Edison, NJ 08820-3860
Phone Number: +1 732-549-3299
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Thu - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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This is a great place to visit while in Edison, NJ It has all the details about how Thomas Edison displayed his greatest invention of the electric bulb and what all efforts he... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to visit while in Edison, NJ It has all the details about how Thomas Edison displayed his greatest invention of the electric bulb and what all efforts he made those times to generate public interest about his innovation s..it also has a nice park which leads to Menlo park where kids can enjoy.. All in... More 

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Faridabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place gives you insight into setting up of this town and history of research works of Thomas Alva Edison. Really a must see while in Edison Town!!!

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Mumbai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While most of the labs of Edison are relocated what is left here is interesting enough for one to appreciate the great man. Spirited guide explains you well to recreate the scene then

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Thane, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a must see for all people irrespective of their ages. One can learn so much about the great inventor - Thomas Alva Edison. The place is amazing with the original phonograph machine, the original light bulbs and the tools that Edison used in his laboratory. A tour of the Centre makes one realize the genius that Edison was... More 

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Thank AnilNemani2015
DFW
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Pleased to be able to visit this monument of historical significance. The light bulb tower is the location of where Edison invented the light bulb. Several plaques and displays describe Edison's work. Neat for school children and students of history.

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Thank JimmyBlack33
Edison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is the Original Thomas Edison location. Here he invented the Light Bulb ( or according to competitors made it better). A small museum located within eyesight of North East Corridor Rail Transit Line. Worth visiting, you will not be disappointed!!

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Thank Bobo27612
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We took the boys to the Thomas Edison Museum last year, It's a very nice place, It very small, but loaded with history of Edison. The volunteers are very knowledgeable and some of Edison's original equipment is there on display. They held our interest for a good hour.

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Thank Bob M
Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Had time to kill in Edison so thought we would check this out. A very interesting museum with a great tour guide. We learned many new things and were so glad we stopped.

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Thank Laurie T
Edison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Nestled in a residential neighborhood in Edison, NJ is this jewel of a find. This is where Thomas Edison really started to shine as an inventor. The Portland Concrete tower was way ahead of its time. The museum is small and friendly, yet gives you a sense of what Thomas Edison did in the town named after him.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This place is small but worth the stop. The staff is very informative and friendly. Not a whole lot to see but great for a taste of history

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