Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park, Edison

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The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park is where Thomas Edison's historic Menlo Park site is located and where Edison will invent 400 of his most important inventions. This is where the concept of Research and Develop is created. Important inventions, the Phonograph, perfection of the incandescent lamp/light, perfections of the telephone and many more....

Tours are available for large groups on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, when available. Special tour hours are available on a case by case basis.
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  • I grew up in Edison Township and had visited the museum when I was in the Cub Scouts. I found it fasinating at the time. It made me want to be an inventor when I grew up. When I visited again as... 
    I grew up in Edison Township and had visited the museum when I was in the Cub Scouts. I found it fasinating at the time. It made me want to be an inventor when I grew up. When I visited again as...  more »
  • We love history and this was a diversion from an otherwise long drive. This small museum is in a residential area, though not far from the highway. You will likely need to parallel park. There is.....  more
    We love history and this was a diversion from an otherwise long drive. This small museum is in a residential area, though not far from the highway. You will likely need to parallel park. There is.....  more »
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  • Great museum and really informative tour! We took our girl scout troop and they really enjoyed themselves!
  • The staff is great and the tour is fantastic. I think the phonograph are especially cool.

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