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Slater Memorial Museum

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A Good Lesson in History, Being Quite Educational!!

My husband and I visited the Slater Memorial Museum on the campus of Norwich Free Academy in... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2019
kzsull01
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Windsor, Connecticut
A Gem of a place to go in Norwich

This is an unexpected Gem found in Norwich and originally funded by the Slater Family, this is a... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2019
garyslevine
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New York City, New York
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Located on the campus of Norwich Free Academy, the Slater Museum awakens visitors to the richness and diversity of the human experience through art and history. For more than one hundred years, the Museum has displayed and interpreted the best...more
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108 Crescent St, Norwich, CT 06360-3556
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

My husband and I visited the Slater Memorial Museum on the campus of Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, Connecticut on Saturday, July 27th, 2019. The museum has a wide variety of different types of artwork, being very impressive for a high school museum. An added...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

This is an unexpected Gem found in Norwich and originally funded by the Slater Family, this is a mini British museum. Not to be missed

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019

Spectacular building, interesting story, and a wonderful collection of their life memories. Of particular note are the castings of notable sculptures from all over Europe.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Nicely done up for the holidays... Well done mates.. We all enjoyed it very much. Like going back through history. Cheers

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Can’t believe we just found out about this museum. The building itself is gorgeous to begin with. The admission was $3! You read that right, $3. The statue gallery is mind blowing. Huge replicas of famous works all located in one place. Can’t say enough...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This museum is one of the region’s hidden gems, and I mean that in the most literal sense of the term. Admission for adults is $3, and this is a place that could honestly charge $15 and it would still be fair. There are probably...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Erika W, Assistant Director at Slater Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2019

Thanks for your review, we're so glad you enjoyed visiting the Museum!

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This is an incredible museum on the campus of Norwich Free Academy. They have statues made from plaster casts of famous statues from around the world.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Not only does this museum have full replicas of Greek statues, it has a wonderful Japanese collection, local artists' collections on rotating view, including Ellis Ruley. Mr. Ruley's art work is bright and similar to Grandma Moses' art. This museum has so much more than...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

This is a great small museum (we visited it in 1h30), with many casts of statues, great paintings. All of this is in a very beautiful architectural building. Very interesting and well maintained.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

The statues in there are casts and are very nice. I have been there very year when we go to Connecticut to visit and when I lived there Joseph Gualtieri was being honored as the Italian of the year and we had a meal among...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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