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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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  • 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 informativ...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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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  • Incredible museum with full size casts of sculptures in the Vatican, Rome, the Louvre and other world class museums.
  • Great museum
  • Very cool museum for dirt cheap.
  • Do not miss Slater Museum if you are visiting in the area! You will not be disappointed.