The Slate Valley Museum offers an exciting range of programs, exhibitions, and special events that share its mission to collect, catalog, conserve, exhibit, and interpret materials, artifacts, machines, and information that demonstrate the geology of slate and the history of slate quarrying and the quarrying community in the Slate Valley of New York and Vermont.
- exhibits of historic artifacts from the area's renowned slate quarries and mills
- displays revealing the science and art of slate quarrying, and its influence on the culture of the Slate Valley
- a quarry shanty, complete with all the machinery and tools used in traditional slate quarrying
- a geological display illustrating the natural history of slate
- examples of how slate has been used in the structure and decor of local buildings and as inspiration for artworks in various media
- documentary images of local slate quarries
Visit our programs page for more information or "like" us on Facebook. We list information and updates about our events frequently on our Facebook "events" page.
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For more information:
Slate Valley Museum
17 Water Street
Granville, NY 12832
The Slate Valley Museum offers a variety of education programming for all ages. Please visit our education page for more information about our education programming.
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The Slate Valley Museum is temporarily closed for improvements, including facilities upgrades and installation of COVID-19 health and safety measures.
We look forward to launching our year-long 25th-anniversary celebration in September. We welcome you to check back on our website regularly for updates on program and event offerings.
The health and safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers is always our top priority. But we still have work to do. We will be sharing many interesting new things with you over the course of the next few months.
In the meantime, our staff is still working behind the scenes and would be happy to assist you or answer any questions you maybe have. Please call us at 518-642-1417 or email email@example.com.