• 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?

megalethoscope

Did you know before Edison invented the phonograph people entertained themselves with a device called the megalethoscope. This device was used to view photographs through a large lens, which creates an optical illusion to create dramatic visual effects.