Where Modern America Was Invented
Thomas Edison’s home and laboratory are a step back in time, when machines were run by belts and pulleys and music was played on phonographs. Where to the passerby, the buildings betray little evidence of the industries they once started. Discover where America’s greatest inventor changed our world forever.
Visit Thomas Edison National Historical Park
The Laboratory Complex is open Wednesday through Sunday. You can also visit the Glenmont Estate Friday through Sunday year round.Read More
The Year of Innovation
Thomas Edison National Historical Park Celebrates New Jersey's 350th AnniversaryRead More
Follow the Wizard on Twitter
Birthdays, business, murders, and even explosions - Thomas Edison NHP's Twitter feed has it all. Follow us today!Read More
Curators' Curiosity Blog
Check out the new Curators' Curiosity Blog, featuring interesting artifacts, documents, and projects written by the museum curators!Read More
Are You the Next Thomas Edison?
Will your experiments end in success or disaster? Would you pass Edison's employment test? Find out in our online games.Read More
Listen to Early Sound Recordings
The phonograph is one of Thomas Edison's most famous inventions, but what did these recordings sound like? Just click, listen and enjoy!Read More
Did You Know?
Did you know that Thomas Edison had six children? Marion, Thomas Jr., whom Thomas called Dot and Dash after his telegraph work, and William Leslie, from his first marriage to Mary Stillwell. Madeleine, Charles, and Theodore from his second marriage to Mina Miller. More...