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Slate Valley Museum

Nice museum next to the Delaware and Hudson rail trail. They have descriptive signage outside that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
davidhale22
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Acton, Massachusetts
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Excellent Small Town Museum

I echo other reviewers. The museum is a very interesting collection of presentations. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Don G
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Boerne
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum next to the Delaware and Hudson rail trail. They have descriptive signage outside that describes the slate business in this area.

Thank davidhale22
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I echo other reviewers. The museum is a very interesting collection of presentations. Well worth the time to study the information. The building is an old barn, and interesting in and of itself. Probably the most beautiful feature is the slte floor, which is a...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

The museum takes about 45 minutes to an hour to go through. There is a 20 minutes video, which we found interesting after we went though the exhibit. There is an explanation of the geological explanation for the formation of slate. Children will enjoy the...More

Thank CatsT_12
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Loved learning about the slate quarries, local population, and region. Well designed, great artifacts-- well done.

Thank 104KB2
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I'm always impressed when I go here. There are beautiful displays and there is always something nice for the kids. It is in a beautiful setting by the river. They open their doors to be the home base for the rail trail 5k in the...More

Thank Safetravels128
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The Slate Valley Museum is rich with content about the geological history and cultural heritage of Granville and the slate valley region. This year they have a range of programming dedicated to the New Deal -- art, literature, history, music & food! Last night I...More

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 5 July 2016

There is a short film describing the history of mining in the slate valley, examples of the tools and equipment used through the years, photos and descriptions of the various ethnic groups who came to work the mines. The building itself is a restored barn,...More

Thank Anne60890
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Great documentation of a past era & the local ethnic groups that made the Valley the center of the slate industry.

Thank NJ-314
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The Slate Valley Museum is in its 21st year. Started by a group of historians and slate industry leaders, it's one of the best resources for historical and geographical information about Granville and the slate valley (Granville, and its Vermont neighbors). The First Friday events,...More

Thank pollinatorvt
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We have been going to Granville since we were kids.Now as big kids we get to visit all the neat things and enjoy.The museum is so cool and so rich in history

Thank Peggy B
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