Thomas Edison Depot Museum, Port Huron

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The Thomas Edison Depot Museum is located underneath the Blue Water Bridge connecting Port Huron, Michigan to Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. The depot is owned and operated by the Port Huron Museum and is the actual depot that inventor Thomas Edison worked out of as a news butcher between 1859 and 1863. The museum includes a restored baggage car resting on a short spur of railroad track. The museum houses artifacts from the archaeological dig done at the site of his boyhood home, which burned in 1870. See and hear original Edison phonographs played, see the world's largest light bulb and learn about the early days of this famous inventor.
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  • nice place to visit , near the water and board walk, cool things inside, small gift shop , real nice people  more »
  • I was expecting more. Very small building about the size of garage with a statue out side. Very pretty area though  more »
  • 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 o...  more »
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  • Interesting, small and a little bit hard to find.
  • Great museum what to learn about thomas Edison go there that the place
  • Great place Dave our guide was awesome. Loved it!
  • Very knowledgeable guide. Gave a great tour to our group of scouts!!
  • Nice little place to spend the afternoon.
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