Innovate Like Edison   "If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves"
-Thomas A. Edison

**Important Information**

We hope to begin accepting virtual school group reservations soon. Please check back for up to date information.

For more information on education programs, please contact us at: 973-736-0550 ext. 26.

Please know that our hours of availability are from Wednesday to Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm. If no one can take your call, please leave us a message and a ranger will return your call as soon as possible.

We appreciate your patience during the difficult time and look forward to working with you and your students again in the near future.

Parks as Classrooms

Come join a ranger on a tour of the historic laboratory main building

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Ranger showing students Thomas Edison Lab building 5

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!

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Fireside phonograph with Cygnet horn

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.

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Play online games

Last updated: July 1, 2021

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Mailing Address:

211 Main Street
West Orange , NJ 07052


973-736-0550 x11
Phones are monitored as staff are available with messages being checked Wednesday - Sunday. If a ranger is unavailable to take your call, we kindly ask that you leave us a detailed message with return contact information and we will be happy to get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you.

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