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Thomas Edison National Historical Park

211 Main St, West Orange, NJ 07052-5612
+1 973-736-0550
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great museum!

Loved seeing the first film stage! well-preserved & maintained exhibits; well-informed tour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stephanie L
Edison's actual laboratories

This national historic site preserves the actual laboratories that Thomas Edison worked in late in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Portland, Oregon
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211 Main St, West Orange, NJ 07052-5612
+1 973-736-0550
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved seeing the first film stage! well-preserved & maintained exhibits; well-informed tour guides...Luv TE's library. There are are a stack of notes in his roll-top desk with more great ideas!

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 5 days ago

This national historic site preserves the actual laboratories that Thomas Edison worked in late in his career. (He moved here with his second wife, as his business became bigger.) Much of it consists of buildings with displays of equipment - it was enlightening to see...More

1  Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 6 days ago

There aren't many places that I visit where I feel smarter when I leave. But, the Thomas Edison National Historic Park is one of them! When you're there, it's as though you are surrounded with genius. To be where such a magnificent inventor created so...More

1  Thank Capebum
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the Edison factory is a fun experience. You learn a lot about Edison as well as interesting information on his personal life. The trip to his home is a beautiful addition.

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 1 week ago

When my travel companions and I visited this historical park, only the laboratory site was open. Due to renovations, the Edison mansion was closed on most days. In any case, it was quite interesting to give ourselves a tour of the facilities. In the music...More

Thank Bill31310
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled to West Orange to visit Edison's lab. The National Park Service has done a remarkable job preserving the site and telling Edison's amazing story. We took in a ranger presentation about developing the phonograph and paid for the audio tour. Both were excellent....More

Thank Angela N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I toured the laboratories and Glenmont, the home of the Edisons, the labs and displays were very informative as was the house beautiful to see!

Thank tonypope
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing National Historic Park showing where Edison worked and invented so many interesting machines. This is a fee use area charging $7 for adults but any NPS pass is accepted for free admission. There's not much around the site, which is located...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family recently toured the Thomas Edison National Historical Park. My suggestion is to plan to get there early. The parking lot is pretty small and is across from the park on a semi busy street. The staff is very nice and extremely knowledgeable. Try...More

Thank kellyl5378sales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Thomas Edison Park is really great place for families, friends or even couples. You could admire a genius who really spend his life, or devoted his life for making all humans living a better life. There are a lot of things to learn from...More

Thank Zimo Z
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Helen J
25 May 2017|
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Response from fauxmaven | Reviewed this property |
Sorry! Don't know which bus.
26 March 2017|
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Response from abuben | Reviewed this property |
Since it is not crowded, I guess they could easily take care of your luggage.