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Visit the Samuel Slater Experience

Hours of Operation

Samuel Slater Experience is open to the public year-round on the following days:

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.
The museum is also open on some Monday holidays and school vacation weeks.
The museum is closed on New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day.
Private events and group visits are scheduled separately. Please reach out to to learn more.

Tickets and Pricing

Tickets may be purchased in advance online here or on-site in the gift shop. 

Please note: Visitors under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Ticket purchases for school trips, private events, and groups can be arranged directly with staff. Call 508-461-2955 or email to coordinate a visit.

Don’t forget to check if your local library has a pass! Learn more here.

NARM members receive reciprocal benefits of up to two complimentary admissions.

Frequently Asked Questions about Touring

Visitors should plan to spend at least an hour-and-a-half for their tour.

Tour groups will have no more than 8 people. If your party is larger than that, please reach out to 

You may have to wait 10-15 minutes depending on the volume of visitors to the museum. During that time, you can visit the gift shop or chat with our guide in the lobby.

There are some sensory aspects to the exhibits, such as intense sounds, lighting, and motion. If you or someone in your party is sensitive to these, please alert staff when you arrive. 

Yes, there are places to sit down throughout the museum, especially for some of our longer videos.

Yes, it is! We also have a wheelchair available to borrow.

31 Ray Street
Webster, MA 01570


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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