Includes Slater Mill (1793), birthplace of American industry, the Sylvanus Brown House (1758), an early skilled worker's home; and the Wilkinson Mill (1810) which houses an authentic nineteenth- century machine shop and a reconstructed 16,000-lb. water wheel. Learn about the people of the early industrial revolution, the tools and machines they used and the place where America changed direction.
Our current tour times are 10:30 AM and 2:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays. Starting on May 19, we’ll be opened Thursday-Sunday from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM with tours at 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 2:30 PM.
No Park Service Fee this is Free to the Public.
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