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Please come and visit our well appointed museum and enjoy a fully escorted tour. You can view original artifacts, listen to 100+ year old Edison Phonographs, and learn about the wonders that took place at Thomas Edison’s historic Menlo Park. Enjoy a walk on the guided nature trail through this lovely 36-acre state park which is just starting to bloom in Spring splendor.

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Due to our Trail of Horror and Harvest Fun event, scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 2017, the museum will not be open.  Our normal schedule, Thursday, Friday and Saturday will resume beginning, Thursday, November 2, 2017.

 

The Trail of Horror
Time:  6:30pm-9:00pm
Cost:  $3.00 per person, donation to the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park

 

Come and visit the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park and the newly renovated Edison Memorial Tower.

Public hours are Thursday – Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, large group tours are available on additional days, when available.

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Anniversary of the Perfected Incandescent Light Bulb

It was 137 years ago today, and into the early morning of October 22, 1879, that Thomas Edison and his wondrous team consisting of a physicist, machinist, engineer, carpenter, glass blower, blacksmith and others worked to improve the world they lived in. Although Patent

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Come and see the newly restored Edison Memorial Tower, lit dawn to dusk, and plays music during tour hours.

The tower marks the location of Edison ‘s Menlo Park laboratory, the world’ s first organized research and development site. He came to Menlo Park in 1876, the area was then known as Raritan Township, and later changed (in 1954) to Edison Township. Menlo Park is known as the Birthplace

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