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Edison & Ford Winter Estates Blog

Edison & Ford Winter Estates Blog

June at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On May 26th

• Daily Tours

      Summertime is a great time of year to visit the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. Every day of the week visitors have the option of an Historian-Led Tour, Audio Tour in English, German, Spanish or French, or a Lab and Museum Tour.

 lightbulb logo• NEW Inside the Edison Lab/Museum Hands-on Science

• Sundays  – 2:00 p.m. 

     If you want to learn about the science and history of the lab and museum inventions, this tour has it all. Great for families. One adult required for every two children. Visit our web site for more information.

 • Edison Ford Mucker/Young Inventor’s Tour

• Saturdays  – 11:00 a.m.

      Children of all ages will have fun while participating in hands-on science activities based on the inventions of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Activities include an assembly line, phonograph demonstrations and much more.

Cost: Edison Ford Members FREE, non-members Adults $12, Children (ages 6-12) $5.

 • Invention Demonstrations smart cart june 2013

• Every day in the Edison Ford Museum, Every half hour

      Invention demonstrations on the phonograph with site historians and hands-on SMART CART with wax cylinders, record albums, light bulbs and more. Touch, feel, hear and see the inventions of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.

 • Garden & Estates Tour

• Tuesdays  – 10:30 a.m.

      This tour is led by our garden professionals and include the historic gardens as well as a behind-the-scenes tour of the greenhouse and propagating nursery. Tour includes history of the estates, admission into the lab and museum and audio tour plus discounts in the Garden Shoppe. Cost: Edison Ford Members FREE, non-members $40.

 • Historian-Led German Language Tour

• Wednesdays – 10:30 a.m.

      Historian led tour of homes, gardens, lab and museum in German. Cost: Adults $25, Children (ages 6-12) $15. Tours in French and Spanish are available for groups with advance reservations.

 • Behind-the-Scenes Tour

• Thursdays – NEW Time for Summer 10:30 a.m.

      A Behind-the-Scenes Tour takes you inside and up close in the Edison and Ford homes led by curatorial  staff, includes the homes, gardens, lab and museum. Cost: Edison Ford Members FREE; non-members $40. Space is limited and reservations are suggested by calling 239-334-7419.

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