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It is pretty, clean, and well kept, but somehow it is not engaging. There is a lot of written information and some artifacts but it felt as if they were trying to make more of Edison’s time in the area than deserved. If you follow...More
Thomas Edison grew up in Port Huron. Most people know of his early life here from the 1940 Mickey Rooney biopic. He really did print and sell newspapers on the train that ran between Port Huron and Detroit, also did chemistry experiments in the baggage...More
I’ve been wanting to visit for years, finally we came to Port Huron. The museum is in a Depot and looks small, but it is packed with interesting displays and was very well done. We learned a lot about Edison, and the area. They also...More
The Thomas Edison Museum is housed inside the Fort Gratiot train depot which was built in 1858. The structure is located beneath the Blue Water Bridge.
The Visitors can participate in hands on displays. There is a short film to watch if you so desire....More
If it wasn’t for our museum passport we would not have visited this museum. I am so thankful that we did. Dave the curator was the best. I loved the hands on attractions and just the lay out of it all. Thank you also to...More
The museum is the actual place Thomas Edison worked during his youth. Now, being from Michigan and visiting Henry Ford Museum many times, we learned a much about Edison as an inventor; the depot with filled in everything you need to know about him as...More
Their website says they are open every day from 11 to 5, but after driving from Chicago I found the sign on the door says the Edison Depot museum is only open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 to 5. You can see some of...More
I happened to have some time on my hands when visiting Port Huron, and then I heard about this museum. It’s small, and somewhat dated, but it contains a wealth of knowledge about Thomas Edison. A visit rewards you with information about railroads and Edison....More
Thomas Edison lived in Port Huron as a boy before he became a famous inventor. He was known to have sold papers on the train running between Port Huron and Detroit. The museum has similar rail cars on display.