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Thomas Edison National Historical Park

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Wanderer wrote a review Sep 2020
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This place is full of history as the residence of Thomas Edison and his family. Most of the original furniture are kept well in place. The incredibly stocked library has the original chair that Edison sat and read on. The kitchen shows how it was very labor intensive doing domestic work during that time. The Lab has all the artifacts that Edison collected far and wide from around the world. It's amazing to reflect on history seeing his tomb in the backyard, real and surreal. The guide was really knowledgeable. A very informative learning experience.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Mindy Smith wrote a review Feb 2020
New Providence, New Jersey4 contributions
We were visiting a friends' houses a few blocks from the Edison museum and out of curiosity, we went to visit the site. We were pleasantly surprised. It's a beautiful place to have fun and learn. In addition to the museum, with the same ticket, you can visit the house where Edison lived with his family, which is just a few blocks away. Well worth it.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Jean L wrote a review Feb 2020
Newton, New Jersey296 contributions92 helpful votes
Whether you love American history, technology, art/design, or just seeing fascinating STUFF, you'll love walking around the Edison laboratory. From the cubbyholes stuffed with papers in his rolltop desk in the gorgeous library, to the mind-boggling machinery, to the music room with a working cylinder-playing phonograph, you get a sense of this driven personality who created modern America. One of the best historical sites.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Frank T wrote a review Jan 2020
Riverdale, New Jersey308 contributions54 helpful votes
I took a friend of mine from out of town to the Edison museum. What can I say then it is a must see. We all know about Edison, but seeing his work shop and the other exhibits is well worth it. Again, a must see if in ghd area.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Storyteller821737 wrote a review Jan 2020
Poughkeepsie, New York1 contribution
House tour was pretty good with Christmas decorations, grounds looked nice too. Museum / lab is certainly authentic, above expectations overall.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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