Distance from hotel: 6 miles
The Edison Museum, a science and history museum about the life and inventions of Thomas Edison, is on the grounds of Edison Plaza. The museum building was formerly the Gulf States Utilities Travis Street Power Substation. The power substation came on line in 1929. According to the Texas State Historical Marker in front of the substation building, the substation provided power ranging from street lights to cotton gins to rice irrigation to refineries in spite of The Great Depression.
350 Pine Street 77701 Beaumont United States