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Thomas Edison National Historical Park
Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00am - 4:00pm
By the time he died in 1931, Thomas Edison was one of the most famous men in the world. The holder of more patents than any other inventor in history, Edison had amassed a fortune and achieved glory as the genius behind such revolutionary inventions as sound recording, motion pictures, and electric light.
On January 20, 1886, Thomas A. Edison purchased Glenmont, an estate containing a 29-room Queen Anne-style mansion in West Orange, New Jersey. Glenmont and the new laboratory he would build nearby now comprise Thomas Edison NHP. Tours area available Friday through Sunday.