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A little surprise under the bridge

The museum is the actual place Thomas Edison worked during his youth. Now, being from Michigan and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Paul S
Only open on weekends

Their website says they are open every day from 11 to 5, but after driving from Chicago I found the... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Robert W
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Thomas Edison Parkway, Port Huron, MI 48060
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

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

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 5 March 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

2  Thank Buckeye_boy_614
Reviewed 25 January 2018

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

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 17 September 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

1  Thank carol23k
Reviewed 16 August 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

1  Thank HIDR
Reviewed 15 August 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

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 5 August 2017

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

1  Thank johntavernier
Reviewed 27 July 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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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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