Slater Museum is fully accessible. Restroom facilities are available outside the museum on the 2nd floor of the NFA Atrium. There is also seating and rest areas available for visitors in the gift shop and throughout the galleries.
As a non-profit institution, the Slater Memorial Museum is prohibited from providing appraisals. Nor do we provide authentications. If you are looking for a monetary evaluation of an object for insurance or other purposes, contact a professional appraiser in your area. Many auction houses and independent antiques dealers offer appraisal services. Member associations such as those listed below can also refer you to specialists by region:
American Society of Appraisers
P.O. Box 17625
Washington DC 20041
Appraisers Association of America
386 Park Avenue South, Suite 2000
New York NY 10016
With over 10,000 objects in the museum's collection, Slater Museum strives to improve its collecting and exhibiting goals by acquiring new works for its permanent collection. Slater Memorial Museum will strive to meet its collecting goals through acquiring, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting objects that support its mission. Areas of focus shall include, but not be limited to fine and decorative art, artifacts, archival materials, publications and other material related to the history of Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich Free Academy, the Slater Family, NFA alumni, former faculty and staff and related individuals, the city of Norwich as well as regional, national, and global art movements.
If you have an object or piece of artwork that you're looking to re-home or donate, please contact 860-425-5562 or email@example.com. Please note that the museum is not able to accept all offers of donated materials.
Visitors are welcome to keep small handbags with them while inside the museum. Backpacks and large bags are not permitted inside the galleries and can be safely stored in the cubbies behind the visitor reception desk. Visitors are also welcome to hang coats on the coatracks provided in the visitor center.
To protect the integrity of the museum’s collection and historic architecture, food and drinks are not permitted inside the museum’s galleries. Visitors are free to leave water bottles at the front desk.
Certified service animals such as guide dogs for the blind may be permitted in the museum upon checking in at the front desk. Service animals must always be properly restrained and accompanied at all times. Pets and emotional support animals are not permitted in the museum.
Visitors are welcome and encouraged to take pictures of their visit! Please note that all pictures and videos taken are for non-commercial use and may not be reproduced, sold, or licensed without proper authorization. Interested in booking the museum as a backdrop for a photography session? Please contact us at 860-425-5563 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Restroom facilities are located on the 2nd floor of the NFA atrium outside the museum entrance. You can use the elevator to access the restrooms on Floor 2R or by using the stairs next to the elevator on the atrium mezzanine.
Do you enjoy sketching in museum galleries? Visitors are welcome to sketch within the museum’s galleries every Wednesday on their own or with the museum’s sketching group. If you are interested in joining the museum’s sketching group, please contact us at 860-425-5563 or email@example.com.