For Visitors with Disabilities
Thomas Edison National Historical Park welcomes all visitors and strives to ensure that its exhibits, programs, and facilities are accessible to everyone. Rangers are available to assist during your visit. Check in at the Building 1 Visitor Center. If you need special assistance please contact us at least two weeks in advance by calling (973) 736-0550.
Fully trained service animals are permitted throughout the park.
Visual and audible fire alarms are installed in all buildings.
For visitors using wheelchairs or with mobility impairments
For visitors with hearing loss
For visitors with visual impairments
Did You Know?
There is a rumor that Edison was actually born in Mexico, based on his middle name Alva. However, Alva was the name of a family friend, Captain Bradley. When he was young, Edison's nickname was "Al," from his middle name Alva.