• Heavy Machine Shop

    Thomas Edison

    National Historical Park New Jersey

Operating Hours & Seasons

Summer Hours
July 4th - Aug 31st

Laboratory
Wednesday through Sunday, 9:30am - 5:00pm

Glenmont
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11:00am - 5:00pm

Tickets for a house tour are limited and distributed on a first-come first-served basis from the Laboratory Visitor Center starting at 9:30am. A ticketed tour is the only way to enter the house.

Fall Hours

Laboratory Complex
Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Glenmont Estate
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11:30am - 4:00pm


Tickets for a house tour are limited and distributed on a first-come first-served basis from the Laboratory Visitor Center.

Did You Know?

Two men standing by a trolley.

The storage battery provided electricity for train lighting, switching equipment, and railway signaling. Because it was an economical, lightweight option, it was used for a variety of tasks such as: powering telephone switchboards, emergency lights, truck and automobile lighting and ignition system.