Bellingham, Washington: Lightning Cage: Spark Museum of Electrical Invention Team Field Report

Spark Museum of Electrical Invention

1312 Bay St., Bellingham, WA
In the Old Town district, at the three-way corner of Bay, Holly, and Prospect Sts.
W-Su 11-5; Lightning Cage shows Sa-Su 2:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $6; show additional $5.00
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Lightning Cage: Spark Museum of Electrical Invention
Packed with gizmos and relics, including one the world's two oldest light bulbs. In the Lightning Cage, tourists can sit while being bombarded with electric bolts from a Tesla Coil. Report... [11/11/2012]

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Lightning Cage: Spark Museum of Electrical Invention

Seriously, the Spark Museum is the best place we've been to in years. The docents available to demonstrate are beyond amazing, knowledgeable and engaging!

[Lori, 01/03/2020]


Lightning Cage: Spark Museum of Electrical Invention

You have to watch the theater show. The curator was continually looking for lost props and dragging around extension cords. Best quote: "If Edison didn't invent the electric light someone would have a week later, he had a great publicist, not that we shouldn't respect his genius."

[Doug, 11/13/2016]

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Big RoosterBig Rooster, Nooksack, WA - 14 mi.
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Horniest Tavern of the Northwest, Lyman, WA - 25 mi.

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