Thomas Edison and His Rivals:Bringing Electricity to the World


Sep 22, 2017 to Feb 18, 2018
11:00 AM until 04:00 PM


Venture into the complex history of inventing America by viewing electrical artifacts ranging from 1880s to 1950s.

Learn about the American ingenuity in the 20th century that sparked rivalries between Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse and Nikola Tesla as they raced to bring life changing inventions and electricity to the American public.

The exhibit features a vast collection of artifacts that Edison and Westinghouse created. From toasters and waffle irons to voltmeters and light bulbs, this exhibition is one of our most varied in nature due to Edison’s many inventions.

The museum is open Friday-Sunday 11am-4pm. This exhibit will be open from September 22, 2017 - February 18, 2018

Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Year's Day.




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351 Homer Ave
Palo Alto, CA

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