• Heavy Machine Shop

    Thomas Edison

    National Historical Park New Jersey

Operating Hours & Seasons

Fall Hours
September - June

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

Glenmont
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 starting at 10:00am. A ticketed tour is the only way to enter the house.

 

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.

Did You Know?

A set of storage batteries used as display models for the Edison Company.

Did you know that Thomas Edison worked on electric car batteries in the early 1900s? He thought it would be the car of the future. His wife's favorite car to drive was a Detroit Electric. Today, Thomas Edison National Historical Park has three electric cars dating from 1908 to 1914.