Fees & Passes

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Entrance Fee- $10.00

  • Valid for seven days.
  • Under 16 years old free
  • Includes: Laboratory Complex and Glenmont

Audio Tour - $5.00

  • Permits use of equipment for the day's visit
  • Includes standard audio tour, family version, and tours in German, Spanish, and Japanese

Annual Park Pass- $40.00

  • Valid at Thomas Edison NHP for 12 months from date of purchase
  • Permits the card holder and three other people entrance.
  • Includes: Laboratory Complex and Glenmont
 

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

In January 2007, the National Park Service joined the USDA Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Reclamation in the new Interagency Pass Program. This program provides pass holders access into any federal recreation site that charges an entrance or standard amenity fee; some passes also offer discounts on other fees, such as camping. Each pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder plus three adults, not to exceed four adults, at per person fee areas. (Children under 16 are admitted free.)

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass replaced the Golden Age Passport, Golden Access and Golden Eagle Passport and Golden Eagle Hologram.

All National Park Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access an Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Only paper Golden Age and Access Passports my be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes.

Senior Pass
Senior Pass

Interagency Senior Pass- $10.00
(Formerly called: Golden Age Passport)

  • A lifetime pass for citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. age 62 years of age or older.
  • Valid for entrance fees at other National Parks and several other federal agencies
  • Permits the card holder and three other people entrance.
  • Includes: Laboratory Complex and Glenmont
 
2014 Annual Pass
Annual Pass

Interagency Annual Pass- $80.00
(Formerly called: Golden Eagle or National Park Pass)

  • An annual pass valid for 12 months from date of purchase.
  • Valid for entrance fees at other National Parks and several other federal agencies.
  • Permits the card holder and three other people entrance.
  • Includes: Laboratory Complex and Glenmont
 
Access Pass
Access Pass

Interagency Access Pass- Free
(Formerly called: Golden Access)

  • A lifetime pass for citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. who have a permanent disability regardless of age.
  • Valid for entrance fees at other National Parks and several other federal agencies.
  • Permits the card holder and three other people entrance.
  • Includes: Laboratory Complex and Glenmont
 
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Annual Military Pass

Interagency Annual Military Pass- Free

· Active duty military members and their dependents qualify for a FREE Annual Pass. Present your valid Common Access Card (CAC) or military dependent ID (DoD Form 1173) for your free Annual Pass.

· An annual pass valid for 12 months from date of purchase.

· Valid for entrance fees at other National Parks and several other federal agencies.

· Permits the card holder and three other people entrance.

· For more information go to: www.store.usgs.gov/pass/military.html

 
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Every Kid In A Park Pass

4th Grader Pass –Free

The Every Kid in a Park 4th Grade Pass is free for
U.S. 4th grade students and covers entrance and standard amenity fees. The pass
is obtained by the student exchanging an Every Kid in a Park pass voucher for the
pass. This pass is valid for 12 months beginning September of the year that the
student begins 4th grade.

4th grade students must present a valid voucher
printed from the Every Kid in a Park website to be exchanged for the pass.www.everykidinapark.gov/

Only 4th grade students with a printed voucher from
the Every Kid in a Park website are eligible for this pass. Students may not
receive a pass without a valid voucher.

 
  • Fee Free Days 2016

NPS Fee Free Days

  • January 18*
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • April 16-24
  • National Park Week
  • August 25-28
    National Park Service 100th Birthday
  • September 24
    National Public Lands Day
  • November 11
    Veterans Day

*Thomas Edison National Historical Park will be closed on this day.

For more information on fee free days for other national parks click here

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Mailing Address:

211 Main Street
West Orange, NJ 07052

Phone:

(973) 736-0550 x11
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