Rent an audio tour device and learn more details about the history of Thomas Edison's Research and Development laboratory complex. The audio tour includes the library, stockroom, Heavy Machine shop, Precision Machine Shop, Room 12, Drafting Room, Music Room, Phonograph Gallery, and open Storage areas.
Audio rental narration includes the choice of the standard laboratory audio tour or an in-depth audio tour in English, Spanish, German or Japanese. A family tour is avaialble (in English only).
Rental includes standard laboratory audio tour, family tour, and tours in Spanish, German, and Japanese. Headsets are provided or bring your own. We do not have any Bluetooth capabilities for wireless headsets.
Narrated audio headsets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to anyone 5 years of age and older.
The narrated audio tour offers three narrated tour options:
1. Thomas Edison Laboratory Complex (45 minutes)
2. In-depth Audio tour through Thomas Edison Laboratory (90 minutes)
3. Family tour - Work for Thomas Edison - available in English Only (45 Minutes)