township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States

West Orange is a city in New Jersey.

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West Orange has a commuter rail station on the line to Newark (New Jersey) and New York City. Interstate Highway I-280 has exits in West Orange.

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Edison Laboratory
  • 1 Thomas Edison National Historical Park, 211 Main St., +1 973 736-0550 ext 11. Laboratory Complex: Wednesday through Sunday, 9AM - 5PM; Glenmont Estate: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11:30AM - 5PM. House Tours are offered between noon and 4PM and are the only way to enter the house.. In 1887 Edison moved his laboratory from Menlo Park to West Orange. He worked there until his death in 1931. In West Orange he improved his phonograph and storage battery and did all of his work on motion pictures. His lab and home are now preserved by the National Park Service as Thomas Edison National Historical Park, which is 7 miles from downtown Newark, and accessible by public transport. $7.00 (cash or check only) for access to Laboratory Complex and Glenmont; valid for seven days. Under 16 years old free.    
  • 2 Eagle Rock Reservation, Eagle Rock Ave (Exit 8B on I-280). Historic 400+-acre park with trails, a 9/11 memorial, and NYC views.    

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  • 1 La Dolce Vida, 364 Valley Rd.

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  • Residence Inn-Marriot At The Manor, 107 Prospect Avenue, +1 973 669-4700. A 4-star hotel.

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Routes through West Orange
Ends at  Parsippany  W   E  East OrangeNewark



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