The Edison Tech Center works with industry as a resource in which
employees may learn about the past, present, and future of engineering.
General Electric and Siemens have used the center as a resource for
educating new employees and young engineers. The Edison Tech Center
stresses the importance of engineers throughout the full process of
commercial technological development (from idea, to lab, to end commercial
The center features two adjoining buildings. On the west side is the
Skypes Building which has our public
displays and presentation area. The building has a 12 ft.
ceiling, 5040 square feet, and a maximum capacity of 50 adults
+ displays. The Gazette Building to the east contains our processing
and storage area for artifacts.
There are 5 stories totaling 15,500 square feet. There are window
displays, a welding area, freight elevator, and large amounts of stored
artifacts from all ages of electricity. The Gazette Building is a
historical structure and is not fully handicap accessible. The Skypes
Building is fully accessible and open to the public during our operational
you can use our facilities:
A supervisor will notify us that he/she plans to arrive with a group
of your employees at a particular time and date. Small groups (under
8) may arrive unannounced during open hours.
Larger groups need to announce the visit and must work out a time
good for both parties. The group may wander freely among the displays,
however to get the most out of the experience a guided tour is advised.
The supervisor may direct the group to a particular area or piece
of technology which he/she may use as an example of past products
in your industries field. The supervisor may use the presentation
area with display screen/audio system if needed. This part of the
facility will have to be set up in advance. A donation may be necessary
in order to cover the cost of Edison staff which will help facilitate
as a guide, or the use of the audio/video system.
Jim Duggan or Lois Harnden about scheduling a time for your group.
Donations from your company are tax deductible.
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