Thomas Edison House

729-31 E. Washington St.
Louisville, KY 40202- Map It
(502) 585-5247

AAA Editor Notes

Thomas Edison House, 729-31 E. Washington St., was home to the prolific inventor during his brief tenure as a telegrapher with the Western Union Co. just after the Civil War. An early motion picture projector, cylinder and disc phonographs, several types of dictating machines and a collection of electric light bulbs are some of Edison’s inventions displayed. An 18-minute video presentation describes the inventor’s life and inventions. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$5; $4 (ages 61+); $3 (ages 6-21 and students with ID).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-2. Closed Jan. 1, Derby Day (first Sat. in May), July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.