Edison Birthplace Museum

Admission to Edison Birthplace Museum is  $15/adult, $10/senior, and $10 for kids 5-17 years old.  

  • Open: Hours and days vary throughout the week and year. Closed January, Mondays, and major holidays
  • Location: (Map It) 9 Edison Drive in Milan, Ohio (near Exit 118 of the Ohio Turnpike)
  • Phone: 419-499-2135
  • Web: click here

The Edison Birthplace and Museum in Milan, Ohio:  Thomas Alva Edison was one of America’s most famous inventors. He is most renowned for the invention of the incandescent light bulb, but his shop is also responsible for creating the phonograph and many other inventions. Edison’s story began with his birth in Milan, Ohio in 1847. This birthplace/museum has many artifacts on display along with inventions, precious documents, and other mementos. Guided tours may be arranged. The Edison Birthplace Museum provides insight to the historic inventor’s life.