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Electricity: Lighting a Revolution

Electricity: Lighting a Revolution

– Permanent

American History Museum
12th & Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: 1st Floor, East Wing, Electricity Hall

This exhibition reveals—through five interwoven stages—how Thomas Edison's incandescent electric light bulb and other inventions began to transform our world and examines the similarities and differences between the process of invention in Edison's era and today.

Highlights include:
• several of Edison's early light bulbs

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Online exhibition