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Slater Memorial Museum

108 Crescent St, Norwich, CT 06360-3556
+1 860-887-2506
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Finest Collection Outside Rome

The collection of Greek, Italian, Roman, and Egyptian plaster casts is nearly as stunning as that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ellen G
via mobile
A Great Stop on the CT Art Trail

The 10 minute documentary is worth viewing to give you a history of the museum, exhibits, and... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
j s
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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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 examples of fine and decorative art, representing a broad range of world cultures of the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Africa.
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“plaster casts” (5 reviews)
“gift shop” (3 reviews)
108 Crescent St, Norwich, CT 06360-3556
+1 860-887-2506
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The collection of Greek, Italian, Roman, and Egyptian plaster casts is nearly as stunning as that of the casts and originals in the Vatican with less walking. Norwich is truly blessed to have such a wealth of art history in its midst. Paired with a...More

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The 10 minute documentary is worth viewing to give you a history of the museum, exhibits, and founding family. The staff is very friendly. Do not wear backpacks or you must check them at the registration desk. Front lawn is shady and a perfect spot...More

Thank j s
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Simply amazing asset for a public school. Remembering back to the days when you would only have some displays of students work in the halls, well this place has that beat. Yes, they still have all the usual public school motifs, but a great addition...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

On the campus of the Norwich Free Academy, this is an unusual museum which included casts of ancient sculpture, art and artifacts from the local area dating back to Colonial times and interesting exhibits, including one about the Slater family. Suggest arranging in advance for...More

Thank r0senect
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Part of Norwich Free Academy the Slater Museum is a unique gem that can transport you across time. From the amazing collection of ancient statues to paintings and yes local history it remains a must see.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been to Slater Museum many times, often while entertaining weekend guests.This is a varies collection and has something of interest for just about everyone. Small children may become frustrated because it is a grown-up's 'hands off' museum but my young Grandchildren like to...More

Thank 717j0ank
Reviewed 28 January 2017

So yeah I actually go to school here and it's a pretty great thing to have a museum on campus with good stuff. Often teacher take their students to the museum and it's always a fun day when that happens. I would definitely say "do...More

Thank Ashlan M
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Spend an afternoon wandering through the collections and exhibits of this lovely museum on the campus of The Norwich Free Academy. You will have a great experience. The staff is helpful and informative. You can even pick up a piece of original artwork for a...More

1  Thank k g
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I never appreciated the Slater Memorial Museum when I was in high school but to walk through it recently made me realize how special it is with copies of historical (ancient) sculptures allows many to see these pieces without traveling to Rome or Greece. What...More

1  Thank Ron B
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful museum , nothing like it . It's in one of the greatest high schools the Norwich Free Academy . So many variety of things you can look at .

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