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Thomas Edison Depot Museum

Thomas Edison Parkway, Port Huron, MI 48060
+1 810-982-0891
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History buffs - you need to check this out if you go to Port Huron

I happened to have some time on my hands when visiting Port Huron, and then I heard about this... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Buckeye_boy_614
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Bexley, Ohio
via mobile
nice place, small but very cool

nice place to visit , near the water and board walk, cool things inside, small gift shop , real... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2018
John L
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Port Huron, Michigan
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Thomas Edison Parkway, Port Huron, MI 48060
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

nice place to visit , near the water and board walk, cool things inside, small gift shop , real nice people

Thank John L
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

I was expecting more. Very small building about the size of garage with a statue out side. Very pretty area though

Thank BargainTraveler2432
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

The life of Thomas Alva Edison is covered in a concise manner that illustrates his impact on technology, local history and how the world worked at that time. The exhibit is geared to reach a variety of age levels with knowledgeable tour guides. Group educational...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

It is a beautiful walk and you see the Thomas Edisonmuseum it really nice and veiw is great it beautiful bride to Canada and lots places to sit watch boats go by

Thank HIDR
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

My wife's family is from the thumb of Michigan and we've been driving out there from Massachusetts for family visits for many years. In all the years of crossing the Blue Water Bridge, I had no idea this museum was basically sitting right under it....More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

This was an overall e experience. My interest in history was sparked with the visit to this small, yes interesting museum.

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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

This was an overall electrifying experience. My interest in history was sparked with the visit to this small, yet interesting museum. Watt was really intriguing was how amped up the curator got you from his knowledge of Edison and the Port Huron area. My comprehension...More

3  Thank Alexis M
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

Wife and I visited here on 7/25/17. I sure most of you did not know this part of Edison's history. Lots of parking and easy access. Just across the street from the river walk.

Thank Chuck B
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

We went here with our 4 year old, there were some things to keep his interest so it wasn't totally boring for him. The museum gives free admission to members of the military, so we appreciated that. Otherwise it's $10 for adults. It gives a...More

Thank tjstyphon
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Response from Eric P | Reviewed this property |
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.
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