Rainy Summer Day? Visit These Museums Near Your Gaslight Commons Apartment

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We’re all pretty psyched to finally get outdoors, however sometimes the weather just doesn’t cooperate. Just because the sun isn’t shining though doesn’t mean you need to spend some quality time with your Gaslight Commons couch!

If you’re looking for a rainy day activity that you can do with the whole family, then check out these museums located near your Gaslight Commons apartment. They will make your rainy day both fun and educational!

Thomas Edison National Historical Park, located at 211 Main St, West Orange which is a 12-minute drive from your Gaslight Commons apartment, preserves Thomas Edison’s laboratory and residence, Glenmont, in Llewellyn Park.

Thomas Edison’s home and laboratory are a step back in time, when machines were run by belts and pulleys and music was played on phonographs.  Where to the passerby, the buildings betray little evidence of the industries they once started.  Discover where America’s greatest inventor changed our world forever!

Montclair Art Museum, located at 3 S Mountain Ave, Montclair which is about 20 minutes from your Gaslight Commons apartment, inspires and engage people of all ages in their experience with art through their many rotating exhibits.

MAM’s collection has grown to over 12,000 works. The American collection, which started with a gift of 36 paintings from William T. Evans, comprises paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, and sculpture dating from the 18th century to the present.

 

Thomas Edison National Historical Park

211 Main St, West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 736-0550 x 11

 

Montclair Art Museum

3 S Mountain Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 746-5555

 

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