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June 2022 Newsletter

Extra, Extra, Read, See, and Hear All About It! SSE in the Press

We were recently featured on NewTV’s Museum Open House. Check out the interview with host Jay Sugarman.

Our museum designer, Doug Mund, was recently featured in The Boston Sunday Globe’s VIP Lounge. Check out the article here to learn more about Doug and his work at Samuel Slater Experience.

Doc Siddall from the Lake 940 featured the museum on his show and told the audience what they can expect when they visit. Listen here.

Thompson Lions Visit

On May 4, the Thompson Lions Club hosted their members here for an evening event, including light fare and tours of the museum. It was a great springtime outing!If you are interested in hosting an event at the museum, please reach out to

Recent Group Visits

We were delighted to host the Rectory School of Pomfret, Connecticut, for their MELP (May Experiential Learning Program) Week! The How It’s Made: New England group visited to learn more about the textile industry and its origins. 

The staff and board members of the Museum of Work and Culture in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, visited to learn more about Samuel Slater Experience and bring ideas back to their museum. 

We also hosted the fourth grade class from Richer Elementary School in Marlborough and the fifth grade class from May Street Elementary School in Worcester for field trips.

Students from Rectory School
Members of staff and board directors from the Museum of Work and Culture
Fifth Graders from May Street Elementary School in Worcester

We Have A Winner!

We recently welcomed our 999th and 1000th visitor to the museum: David and Lisa L. They visited from Middletown, Connecticut, celebrating their first anniversary!

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Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunday: Noon – 4 p.m.

Latest Admission is 3 p.m.

Average tour time: 1.5 hours

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