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Beaumont, Texas: Edison Museum

Museum in a 1929 utilities substation covers Thomas Alva Edison and his inventions and innovations. The only Edison museum west of the Mississippi.

Address:
350 Pine St., Beaumont, TX
Directions:
Pine and Mulberry St.
Hours:
M-F 10-2 or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
409-299-9195
Admission:
Free
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Edison Museum.

Edison Museum

The museum is dedicated to Thomas Alva Edison and his inventions and innovations, the museum "interprets Edison through interactive exhibits while using more than 60 historic objects."

[Tiffany, 02/19/2012]

There is a bust of Edison outside, and a historical marker about the Travis Street Substation, the 1929 Gulf States Utilities building where the Edison Museum resides. October 2021: Photo added.


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