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Thomas Edison Depot Museum

Thomas Edison Parkway, Port Huron, MI 48060
+1 810-982-0891
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Very cute small museum

A very cute small museum, with an actual rail car on property too, and a statue by the river... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Bernardo F
New York City, New York
The Thomas Edison is a small building along just South of the Blue Water Bridge

I have visited the museum twice and enjoyed both visit. I is a nice place to take children because... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Jim W
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Thomas Edison Parkway, Port Huron, MI 48060
+1 810-982-0891
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

A very cute small museum, with an actual rail car on property too, and a statue by the river. Lots of good information, and in the off season, open on Sat and Sun only.

1  Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have visited the museum twice and enjoyed both visit. I is a nice place to take children because it is small and most children won't get bored. The also have some hands on displays to keep them interested.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We weren't able to go in as it was closed due to season but looking forward to going back when they are open

1  Thank milkmaid58
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had a nice guided tour through the museum. This really explains many things about Thomas and his background.

Thank Rose C
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our guide Dave was a wealth of knowledge & a great guy all around. This tour depicts Thomas Edison's beginnings, his family in Port Huron & the effect he had on the community. Fascinating stuff. Try to stump Dave!!

Thank Sharyn K
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The three rating basically reflects a very neutral appraisal, based on what I could see from the outside. There were some signs around the museum giving informational tidbits. I could view the railcar and the depot from the outside only. There was a sign on...More

1  Thank ShifraToronto
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Did not know that Thomas Edison lived in Port Huron. Doesn't cost much to visit the museum and it is well worth it. Convenient location next to the Double Tree Hotel.

Thank thebandteacher
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a small place with information about Edison who used to live in the area. It was well done in a visual manner with some videos which were also well done If you are in the area worth visiting.

Thank 1Bustrav
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We took some babies under 1 and there was just enough room for the stroller, the adults had more fun than the kids but there was some pretty cool stuff to see. Family admission was a good price and we learned a ton. There is...More

Thank Jenna P
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Museum attendant was most interesting and helpful. Told us stories of Thomas Edison and we received a personalized tour.

Thank Nickie M
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Thomas V
did thomas edison work or live in Port Huron? Was he starting to work on inventions? Where did he live and where did he do his experiments? We mat visit Port Huron later in the month. thank you Tom Van Doren
3 June 2015|
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.