DC vs AC: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify America Exhibit Opening


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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Edison & Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, FL 33901

This exhibit will explore the differences between alternating and direct current; and the relationship between Edison, Tesla, and Westinghouse. Chief Curator, Brent Newman, will give a gallery talk on these relationships in the context of 19th century history and science during the opening event. Attendees will receive a complimentary glass of beer or champagne, light hors’ d’ oeuvres will be provided and a pianist will play period music. Admission is free for Edison Ford members and $10 for non-members (does not include admission to the museum, laboratory or tours of the homes).