Edison, New Jersey: World's Largest Light Bulb
Edison Museum and Memorial Tower
It's perched atop an Art Deco tower, which stands where Thomas Edison once had a workshop. A small museum next door is packed with Edison inventions. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Visitor Tips and News About World's Largest Light Bulb
Just stopped by and the tower is still fenced off and wrapped in scaffolding.[KRASH, 05/15/2013]
The tower, built in 1937, topped by the World's Largest Light Bulb, has been closed for years. Work is very slowly progressing to repair and reopen it to the public, though the scaffolding looks more serious now.
The World's Largest Light Bulb tower is under construction at the moment -- Jan 2013.[Seth, 01/11/2013]
Last reports we saw claimed this is scheduled to reopen in 2013.
Much to my disappointment, the Edison Memorial Tower was surrounded by a gate when I visited today. The good news was that they reached the the threshold of $379,000 in private donations that they needed (by June 30, 2007) so they we will now receive matching funds from the US Mint to repair the tower and build a new museum.
Also, due to recent archaeological resources recovered at the Menlo Park Laboratory site, the site has been evaluated as potentially eligible for designation as a National historic landmark.[Jennifer Weaver, 07/24/2007]