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Thomas Edison Museum

37 Christie St, Edison, NJ 08820-3860
+1 732-549-3299
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Great Museum that we stumbled across. Very well organized and the women guides on the day we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
perezcandywinsted
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Winsted, Connecticut
Small but educational

We were pleasantly surprised by how educational this little museum was. We live in the area and... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Dolphinsfreakmeout
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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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37 Christie St, Edison, NJ 08820-3860
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Museum that we stumbled across. Very well organized and the women guides on the day we visited were very skilled and knowledgable.

Thank perezcandywinsted
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

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

1  Thank Dolphinsfreakmeout
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

You would have perhaps read about Edison's experiments and inventions while growing up. Visit to this museum is a reminiscence of his innovations.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

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.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

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

Thank dregnet
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

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

Thank Stuart C
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

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.

Thank dianemU1219TK
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

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.

1  Thank geo0269
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is a great way to introduce living history to any child its a geat place to visit and explore history

Thank thesandman2015
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

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

2  Thank tonimarie0515
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Sharon H
19 October 2017|
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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
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