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Address: 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02862
Phone Number: 401-725-8638
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: A National Historic Landmark, the Slater Mill is a living history museum...
A National Historic Landmark, the Slater Mill is a living history museum and educational center.
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Historical gem in Pawtucket.

Wonderful tour guides, very knowledgeable and efficient. Tour is interesting and tells about our beginning stages of mill life in the US.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Cumberland
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Cumberland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Wonderful tour guides, very knowledgeable and efficient. Tour is interesting and tells about our beginning stages of mill life in the US.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

These are NOW quite beautiful and romantic-looking buildings, but the past wasn't so great. At this museum they tell the truth about child labor (for instance). Working here back then must have been tough, and you get a real impression of what it must have been like.

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Went with my child's school for a field trip and really loved it! We plan to come back and visit again. Not at all what we expected

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Work a visit plus the lady Wendy at the tourist centre is so very helpful and knowledgable . Good short film at centre that was work watching .

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Stratham, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Want to get a first-hand look at the history of the Industrial Revolution in America? The Slater Mill Museum is a fascinating place. Not hugely crowded (which is kind of a shame but also lucky!). The tour guides are extremely well informed and they tell an incredible story of mills, the birth of the textile industry in this country and,... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We visited the Museum and were amazed at the interest that was generated seeing the equipment that Samuel Slater used to bring the Industrial Revolution to New England and eventually to America. Cotton processing machines from raw material to yarn were developed in Pawtucket near a river that provided power. Slater studied English equipment and developed new equipment that spread... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Carl provided an exceptional tour of the Brown house and machine shop, while another interpreter showed us around the textile mill. It was fascinating to understand the brilliance that lead to the mill and machine shop coming into being as well as how these would have changed life in New England and society. Not only educational, Carl's tour was a... More 

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Considering this is the oldest operating textile mill in America, it is well worth seeing. The building is kept up nicely and sits on a quiet river. The tour explains the history of the mill. Ghost tours are offered certain nights!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

On 10/10/14 I attended the ghost tour at Slater Mills, with my 19 y.o. son and my 15 y.o. daughter. It was our first ever investigation and we didn't know what to expect. I brought a digital thermometer and a super precise digital recorder I I use for recording music. The main mill provided a great warm-up for the tour-... More 

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Liked it there it is great for the kids of all ages.Its in down town Pawtucket RI .There is place to eat and sit

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Address: 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02862
Phone Number: 401-725-8638
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Pawtucket

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