West Orange: The Origins of Edison

At the Edison National Historic Site in West Orange, you can visit the laboratory created by Thomas Edison. This site has now been designated as a national historic landmark and has been preserved so that visitors can see the origins of the fascinating Edison inventions. Edison had a huge impact on the world through the contributions to science that he made at this very site. Here, he invented the motion picture camera, modernized and improved phonographs, invented sound recordings, and much more. This site allows a deeper look into the world of this intriguing inventor."