NATIONAL KID INVENTORS’ DAY AT EDISON & FORD WINTER ESTATES

Children and parents are invited to be an inventor in the Smithsonian Spark! Lab at Edison & Ford Winter Estates (EFWE) for National Kid Inventors’ Day.

The event will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Jan. 17 with free admission to the museum and Edison’s laboratory. 

Special interactive and hands-on activities will be available throughout the 15,000-square-foot inventions museum. Visitors will learn about how Edison, Ford, and Firestone tested rubber; hear about the science of sound; animate a moving picture; observe a LEGO Robotics demonstration; learn about inventions kids have created, and test inventive skills in the Smithsonian Spark! Lab. The Spark! Lab offers families and children six different invention stations. 

EFWE is one of only nine museums in the country to have a Spark! Lab. For more information, visit EdisonFord.org or call 2(39) 334-7419.