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EVENTS CALENDAR

EVENTS CALENDAR

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

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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. 

AUGUST 2019: 

AUGUST 7TH, 10AM-11AMKiddee Korral Tour: The house will be CLOSED during this time.

AUGUST 10TH, 2-3PMMiata Car Club Tour: The house will be CLOSED  during this time.

AUGUST 27TH, 10:00AM-12:30PM, HOUSE CLOSED: The house will be CLOSED  during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

AUGUST 31ST-SEPTEMBER 2ND, Labor Day Weekend: The house will be CLOSED during this time. Happy Labor Day!

August 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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2
3
4
5
6
7
  • Open
  • Kidder Korral Tour
8
9
10
  • Open
  • Miata Car Club Tour
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
  • Provident Group Tour 1
  • Open
  • Provident Group Tour
28
29
30
31
  • Labor Day Weekend – Closed

AUGUST 2019: 

AUGUST 7TH, 10AM-11AMKiddee Korral Tour: The house will be CLOSED during this time.

AUGUST 10TH, 2-3PMMiata Car Club Tour: The house will be CLOSED  during this time.

AUGUST 27TH, 10:00AM-12:30PM, HOUSE CLOSED: The house will be CLOSED  during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

AUGUST 31ST-SEPTEMBER 2ND, Labor Day Weekend: The house will be CLOSED during this time. Happy Labor Day!

August 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
  • Open
  • Kidder Korral Tour
8
9
10
  • Open
  • Miata Car Club Tour
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
  • Provident Group Tour 1
  • Open
  • Provident Group Tour
28
29
30
31
  • Labor Day Weekend – Closed

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.

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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.

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.

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We’re proud to be a Blue Star Museum.

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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.

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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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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.

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MEET OUR STAFF

Featuring a different employee every month.

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MEET OUR STAFF

Featuring a different employee every month.

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DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS

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

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DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS

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

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THOMAS EDISON BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP

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THOMAS EDISON BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP

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EDISON FAQ

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

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EDISON FAQ

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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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