Thomas Edison National Historical Park Tours

Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Adult and Commercial Group Tour: The Life and Times of Thomas Edison

THIS GUIDED WALKING TOUR IS FOR ADULT AND COMMERCIAL GROUPS to learn about Thomas Edison’s West Orange Laboratory as this is our main group program for adult groups, its theme is by necessity broad. Visitors will come to understand Thomas Edison’s laboratory complex as a prototype of the research and development laboratories that are now ubiquitous worldwide.

Visitors will:

- View Edison and his inventions on a continuum of innovation as opposed to being
frozen in time when first patented.

- Gain contextual understanding of the life and times of Thomas Alva Edison.

- See what work and workplaces in Edison’s laboratory looked like and compare them to
other factories of the past and today.

Adult and Commercial Group Tour: The Life and Times of Thomas Edison

THIS GUIDED WALKING TOUR IS FOR ADULT AND COMMERCIAL GROUPS to learn about Thomas Edison’s West Orange Laboratory as this is our main group program for adult groups, its theme is by necessity broad. Visitors will come to understand Thomas Edison’s laboratory complex as a prototype of the research and development laboratories that are now ubiquitous worldwide.

Visitors will:

- View Edison and his inventions on a continuum of innovation as opposed to being
frozen in time when first patented.

- Gain contextual understanding of the life and times of Thomas Alva Edison.

- See what work and workplaces in Edison’s laboratory looked like and compare them to
other factories of the past and today.

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211 Main Street West Orange NJ 07052

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973-736-0550 EXT. 26

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