Visitors can enter the following visitor facility buildings at the Laboratory Complex:
Visitor Center (Building 1) which includes the park orientation film and the museum store which will also re-open.
Main Laboratory Building (Building 5) which includes Thomas Edison’s library, machine shops, music room, and other exhibits.
Chemistry Laboratory at the Laboratory Complex. (as staffing allows)
Pattern Shop and Blacksmith Shops are available to look in.
Spend an afternoon exploring Glenmont, the estate of Thomas and Mina Edison. Thomas Edison purchased this grand estate for his new bride, Mina Miller Edison, in 1886. It is here that the Edison's raised their children and entertained friends, family, and Edison business associates.
Glenmont Estate Tour
Tickets for Thomas Edison National Historical Park (Glenmont Estate Tours) will be released to the public for advanced reservations beginning Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time for the July 1, 2022, tickets.
Tickets for Thomas Edison National Historical Park (Glenmont Estate Tours) will be released for sale 7 days in advance of the scheduled tour at 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time until midnight the day before the tour.
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM (Eastern Time Zone)
Bookings will close on December 31, 2022, for the season.
This is a 30-minute tour of the first and second floor of Glenmont Estate.
Tickets for all Glenmont Estate Tours are ONLY purchased on a first come first serve basis on Recreation.gov website.
If you are interested in bringing a group please click on the appropriate link below.
If your child or family needs a visual guide of our park, please view our Picture Guide, where you will see a step-by-step exploration of the park through photographs. For more information on accessibility please click here.
Last updated: September 9, 2022
211 Main Street
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