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Thomas Edison
Artifact Collection

Over the years, the Charles Edison Fund has acquired a large collection consisting of over five thousand tangible items of "Edisonia" or Edison Artifacts, namely, early electric lamps, vintage phonographs, motion picture projectors, and numerous other artifacts related to the inventions and discoveries of Thomas Edison. These items of "Edisonia" are on display in more then 50 museums across the continental United States. With some frequency these exhibits are moved from one museum to another to enhance their public exposure.


Our trustees pay periodic visits to these museums to insure that the Fund's properties are properly cared for and displayed. They offer advice, when needed, on how to make better use of the materials for the education and enjoyment of the American public and international visitors.

Full Museum List

Final County Historical Society

715 S. Main Street

PO Box 851

Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum 

3901 W. Pioneer Road

Phoenix, AZ 85027-7020


Helena Library and Museum Association

P.O. Box 38

Helena, AR 72342


Edison International

2244 Walnut Grove Avenue

Rosemead, CA 91770


Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

408 Mason Court

Fort Collins, CO 80521


Edison/Ford Winter Estates

2350 McGregor Boulevard

Fort Myers, FL 33901


Wabash County Historical Museum

36 East Market Street

Wabash, IN 46992-3108


Family Museum of Arts & Science

2900 Learning Campus Drive

Bettendorf, IA 52722



Prairie Trails Museum of Wayne County

Hwy. 2 E

Corydon, IA 50060


Community Historical Society

73 Main Street

Maxwell, IA 50161


Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum Association

204 South Main Street

Wichita, KS 67202


Historic Homes Foundation

Thomas Edison House

729-731 East Washington

Louisville, KY 40202


Valdosta State University

1500 N. Patterson Street

Valdosta, GA 31698


Canyon County Historical Society

1200 Front Street

P.O. Box 595

Nampa, ID 83653


Jesse Besser Museum

491 Johnson Street

Alpena, MI 49707


Automotive Hall of Fame

21400 Oakwood Boulevard

Dearborn, MI 48124-4078

The Miller School at Albemarle

1000 Samuel Miller Loop

Charlottesville, VA 22903


Washington State Historical Society

315 N. Stadium Way

Tacoma, WA 98403

Menominee Range Historical Foundation

P.O. Box 237

Iron Mountain, MI 49801



Museum of Arts & History

1115 Sixth Street

Port Huron, MI 48060


Miracle of America Museum

36094 Memory Lane

Polson, MT 59860


Washington County Historical Association

14th and Monroe Streets

Fort Calhoun, NE 68023


Arbor Lodges SHP
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

2200 North 33rd Street

Lincoln, NE 68503


Otoe Museum of Memories

366 Poplar

Box 62 

Syracuse, NE 68446


Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc.

288 Shaker Road

Canterbury, NH 03224


Cape May County Historical Society

504 Route 9 North

Cape May County Courthouse, NJ 08210


Camden County Historical Society

P.O. Box 378

Collingswood, NJ 08108-0378


Cumberland County Historical Society

P.O. Box 16

960 Ye Greate Street

Greenwich, NJ 08323

Livingston Historical Society

Force Home

P.O. Box 200

Livingston, NJ 07039


The Montclair Historical Society

108 Orange Road

Montclair, NJ 07042


Dey Mansion-Washington’s Headquarters

199 Totowa Road

Wayne, NJ 07470

Thomas Edison National Historical Park

211 Main Street

West Orange, NJ 07052


Tucumcari Historical Museum

416 South Adams Street

Tucumcari, NM 88401


Walter Elwood Museum

300 Guy Park Avenue

Amsterdam, NY 12010-2228

Chautauqua Institution 

P.O. Box 1093

Chautauqua, NY 14722

Rocky Reach Dam

P.U.D. No. 1 of Chelan County

P.O. Box 1231

Wenatchee, WA 98807-1231

Carbon County Museum

9th & Walnut

Rawlins, WY 82301


P.O. Box 148

161 Main Street

Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724


Belfer Audio Archive and Laboratory

Syracuse University Library

222 Waverly Avenue

Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Percy Grainger Library

7 Cromwell Place

White Plains, NY 10601

Museum of Albemarle

1116 U.S. Highway 17 S.

Elizabeth City, NC 27909-9806


Catawba County Museum of History

P.O. Box 73

Newton, NC 28658


Iredell Museums, Inc.

PO Box 223

Statesville, NC 28687



Richland County Historical Society

P.O. Box 1292

2nd Street & 7th Avenue N

Wahpeton, ND 58074


Edison Birthplace Museum

9 Edison Drive

Milan, OH 44846



1945 S.E. Water Avenue

Portland, OR 97214-3354


Eastern University

1300 Eagle Road

St. Davids, PA 19087-3696


New England Wireless & Steam Museum

1300 Frenchtown Road

East Greenwich, RI 02818



Florence Museum

558 Spruce Street

Florence, SC 29501

Greenwood Museum

106 Main Street

P.O. Box 3131

Greenwood, SC 29648



Dakota Discovery Museum

P.O. Box 1071

1300 McGovern Ave.

Mitchell, SD 57301


Edison Museum at Edison Plaza

350 Pine Street

Beaumont, TX 77701


Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History

1900 N. Chaparral

Corpus Christi, TX 78401


Houston Museum of Natural Science & Baker


5555 Herman Park Drive

Houston, TX 77030

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