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UPCOMING

EVENTS

FOR OCTOBER

When? Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
Who?  ACE, Inc.
Time?  3:30-4:30pm  
The Birthplace will be closed during this time.
When? Friday, October 4th, 2019
Who?  Holy Trinity School
Time?  10-12pm split w Milan Museum
When?  Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
Who?  Norwalk Catholic, 2nd grade
Time?  12-2 split w Milan Museum 
The Birthplace will be closed during this time.
When?  Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
Who?  Western Reserve, 2nd grade
Time?  1-2pm
The Birthplace will be closed during this time.
When?  Thursday, October 10th, 2019
Who?  Western Reserve, 2nd grade
Time?  1-2pm 
The Birthplace will be closed during this time.
When? Friday, October 18th, 2019
Who?  Community Christian Academy
Time?  10-11am

MEET OUR BOARD

Featuring a different Board Member every month.

MEET OUR STAFF

Featuring a different employee every month.

COMING SOON!

WE'RE GOING

SOLAR

SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL BEFORE THE

OCTOBER 18TH, 2019

DEADLINE

“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”

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October 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Open
  • [CLOSED] Ace, Inc Tour
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  • Holy Trinity School Tour
  • Open
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  • [CLOSED] Norwalk Catholic Tour
  • Open
9
  • [CLOSED] Western Reserve Tour
  • Open
10
  • [CLOSED] Western Reserve Tour
  • Open
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16
17
18
19
20
21
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Please refer to this calendar for upcoming events, holidays, closings and tour delays. Please plan visits accordingly. Thank you.

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WHERE THE AGE OF INVENTION WAS BORN

Thomas Alva Edison, inventor of the phonograph, the incandescent light bulb, and many other devices that make our lives fuller and simpler, was born in Milan, Ohio, in 1847. The Edison Birthplace Museum features a collection of rare Edisonia, including examples of many of Edison’s early inventions, documents, and family mementos. The Birthplace is open February through December and is located at 9 North Edison Drive in Milan, Ohio (near Exit 118 of the Ohio Turnpike). Visit, learn about how this great man grew up and began the Age of Invention.

The Edison Birthplace was opened by his wife Mina and his daughter Madeleine as a tribute to the humble beginnings of a great man. The Edison Birthplace Museum is the only Edison site to have family involved, including great-grand children and a great-great-great-great niece on the Board of Trustees, and a great-great-great nephew as President.

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We're to be a Blue Star Museum.

Being a Blue Star Museum lets us give free admission to those currently serving in the United States military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps — and up to five family members. Valid military ID required.

OUR MISSION

The Edison Birthplace Association, Inc. perpetuates the mission and memory of Thomas A. Edison as “an inspiration to youth” via educational outreach to new generations. It also maintains the childhood home of the great inventor as a public museum.

OUR MISSION

Featuring a different employee every month.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

DONATE TODAY

The Edison Birthplace is supported solely by private donations and admission fees — no governmental funds. To help us continue to tell the many stories of the Birthplace Museum, explaining how Thomas Edison became a great inventor, and how his work can be an ongoing inspiration to young Americans, please support the museum with a donation.

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WHERE WE’RE LOCATED

9 N Edison Dr.

Milan, OH 44846

The Edison Birthplace does not receive local, state or federal tax monies.  We are privately funded.

The Edison Birthplace does not receive local, state or federal tax monies.  We are privately funded.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

EVENTS CALENDAR

Scroll over the calendar to see specific open times and when group tours are happening.

Follow us on Twitter for the most accurate update on changes and closings. 

Scroll over the calendar to see specific open times and when group tours are happening.

Follow us on Twitter for the most accurate update on changes and closings. 

OCTOBER 2019: 

Thursday, Oct 3rd, 2019, ACE, Inc., 3:30-4:30pm
Birthplace will be closed during this time.
Friday, Oct 4th, 2019, Holy Trinity School, 10-12 split w Milan Museum
Tuesday, Oct 8th, 2019, Norwalk Catholic: 2nd grade, 12-2 split w Milan Museum
Birthplace will be closed during this time.
Wednesday, Oct 9th, 2019, Western Reserve: 2nd grade, 1-2pm
Birthplace will be closed during this time.
Thursday, Oct 10th, 2019, Western Reserve: 2nd grade, 1-2pm
Birthplace will be closed during this time.
Friday, Oct 18th, 2019, Community Christian Academy, 10-11am

October 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
3
  • Open
  • [CLOSED] Ace, Inc Tour
4
  • Holy Trinity School Tour
  • Open
5
6
7
8
  • [CLOSED] Norwalk Catholic Tour
  • Open
9
  • [CLOSED] Western Reserve Tour
  • Open
10
  • [CLOSED] Western Reserve Tour
  • Open
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

OCTOBER 2019: 

Thursday, Oct 3rd, 2019, ACE, Inc., 3:30-4:30pm
Birthplace will be closed during this time.
Friday, Oct 4th, 2019, Holy Trinity School, 10-12 split w Milan Museum
Tuesday, Oct 8th, 2019, Norwalk Catholic: 2nd grade, 12-2 split w Milan Museum
Birthplace will be closed during this time.
Wednesday, Oct 9th, 2019, Western Reserve: 2nd grade, 1-2pm
Birthplace will be closed during this time.
Thursday, Oct 10th, 2019, Western Reserve: 2nd grade, 1-2pm
Birthplace will be closed during this time.
Friday, Oct 18th, 2019, Community Christian Academy, 10-11am

October 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
3
  • Open
  • [CLOSED] Ace, Inc Tour
4
  • Holy Trinity School Tour
  • Open
5
6
7
8
  • [CLOSED] Norwalk Catholic Tour
  • Open
9
  • [CLOSED] Western Reserve Tour
  • Open
10
  • [CLOSED] Western Reserve Tour
  • Open
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

Please refer to this calendar for upcoming events, holidays, closings and tour delays. Please plan visits accordingly. Thank you.

Please refer to this calendar for upcoming events, holidays, closings and tour delays. Please plan visits accordingly. Thank you.

 MEMBERSHIPS FOR EVERYONE. GO AHEAD, TAKE YOUR PICK.

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We now offer digital membership passes! Find out more information here.

ALREADY HAVE A MEMBERSHIP?

We now offer digital membership passes! Find out more information here.

WHERE THE AGE OF INVENTION WAS BORN

Thomas Alva Edison, inventor of the phonograph, the incandescent light bulb, and many other devices that make our lives fuller and simpler, was born in Milan, Ohio, in 1847. The Edison Birthplace Museum features a collection of rare Edisonia, including examples of many of Edison’s early inventions, documents, and family mementos. The Birthplace is open February through December and is located at 9 North Edison Drive in Milan, Ohio (near Exit 118 of the Ohio Turnpike). Visit, learn about how this great man grew up and began the Age of Invention.

The Edison Birthplace was opened by his wife Mina and his daughter Madeleine as a tribute to the humble beginnings of a great man. The Edison Birthplace Museum is the only Edison site to have family involved, including great-grand children and a great-great-great-great niece on the Board of Trustees, and a great-great-great nephew as President.

WHERE THE AGE OF INVENTION WAS BORN

Thomas Alva Edison, inventor of the phonograph, the incandescent light bulb, and many other devices that make our lives fuller and simpler, was born in Milan, Ohio, in 1847. The Edison Birthplace Museum features a collection of rare Edisonia, including examples of many of Edison’s early inventions, documents, and family mementos. The Birthplace is open February through December and is located at 9 North Edison Drive in Milan, Ohio (near Exit 118 of the Ohio Turnpike). Visit, learn about how this great man grew up and began the Age of Invention.

The Edison Birthplace was opened by his wife Mina and his daughter Madeleine as a tribute to the humble beginnings of a great man. The Edison Birthplace Museum is the only Edison site to have family involved, including great-grand children and a great-great-great-great niece on the Board of Trustees, and a great-great-great nephew as President.

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We’re proud to be a Blue Star Museum.

find out more >

We’re proud to be a Blue Star Museum.

find out more >

Free admission is available to those currently serving in the United States military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps — and up to five family members. Valid military ID required.

Free admission is available to those currently serving in the United States military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps — and up to five family members. Valid military ID required.

The Edison Birthplace is supported solely by private donations and admission fees — no governmental funds. To help us continue to tell the many stories of the Birthplace Museum, explaining how Thomas Edison became a great inventor, and how his work can be an ongoing inspiration to young Americans, please support the museum with a donation.

DONATE NOW

The Edison Birthplace is supported solely by private donations and admission fees — no governmental funds. To help us continue to tell the many stories of the Birthplace Museum, explaining how Thomas Edison became a great inventor, and how his work can be an ongoing inspiration to young Americans, please support the museum with a donation.

DONATE NOW

OUR MISSION

The Edison Birthplace Association, Inc. perpetuates the mission and memory of Thomas A. Edison as “an inspiration to youth” via educational outreach to new generations. It also maintains the childhood home of the great inventor as a public museum.

OUR MISSION

The Edison Birthplace Association, Inc. perpetuates the mission and memory of Thomas A. Edison as “an inspiration to youth” via educational outreach to new generations. It also maintains the childhood home of the great inventor as a public museum.

REVIEW

“I love this museum and learn something new everytime I go.”

– User on Facebook

REVIEW

“I love this museum and learn something new everytime I go.”

– User on Facebook

Learn more about this amazing opportunity!

learn more >

MEET OUR STAFF

Featuring a different employee every month.

learn more >

MEET OUR STAFF

Featuring a different employee every month.

learn more >

DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS

Find all sorts of different, free downloadable documents provided by the Birthplace.

explore now >

DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS

Find all sorts of different, free downloadable documents provided by the Birthplace.

explore now >

THOMAS EDISON BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP

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THOMAS EDISON BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP

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JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER

Receive updates on events, special opportunities and news from the Edison Birthplace.

join now >

OUR LATEST NEWSLETTER

SEPTEMBER 2019 NEWSLETTER

read now >

Archived Newsletters can be viewed here.

JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER

Receive updates on events, special opportunities and news from the Edison Birthplace.

join now >

OUR LATEST NEWSLETTER

AUGUST 2019 NEWSLETTER

read now >

Archived Newsletters can be viewed here.

EDISON FAQ

How much do you know about Edison? Find out and learn some amazing facts!

learn more >

EDISON FAQ

How much do you know about Edison? Find out and learn some amazing facts!

learn more >

WHERE WE’RE LOCATED

9 N Edison Dr.

Milan, OH 44846

The Edison Birthplace does not receive local, state or federal tax monies.  We are privately funded.

The Edison Birthplace does not receive local, state or federal tax monies.  We are privately funded.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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