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Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich

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In 1886 William Albert Slater, the son of a wealthy Norwich industrialist, offered to memorialize his father, John Fox Slater, with a new building at the Norwich Free Academy. He chose noted Worcester, Massachusetts architect, Stephen C. Earle, to create a distinctive design. To many, the Slater Memorial was, and remains, Earle's finest work. Its design is Romanesque Revival in what has become known as the Richardsonian Romanesque after another noted 19th century American architect, Henry Hobson Richardson.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • 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...  more »
  • 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 exhi...  more »
  • 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 s...  more »
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  • I came here on a trip from school. Where else would you find a collection like this outside of Europe? It brings all this beautiful, and ancient art locally versus needing to travel far to see it.
  • Beautiful museum with amazing casts oof statues and art.
  • Awesome replicas of famous statues. Exhibits of diverse cultures.
  • They have a lot to see for a high school museum. There are colleges that don't have as much.
  • Go visit your town and enjoy its history