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Sloane-Stanley Museum & Kent Furnace

Kent, CT
860-927-3849
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A Tribute to a Wonderful American Artist

This slightly out-of-the-way museum on the western border of Connecticut is dedicated to the life... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DBPhair
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USA
A Nice Stop

The Sloane-Stanley Museum & Kent Furnace was a very nice place to visit. A fine collection of old... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2015
joevala
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Highland
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A museum of early American tools and the site of the Kent Iron Furnace, which began production of pig iron in 1826.
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4 weeks ago
“A Tribute to a Wonderful American Artist”
16 Oct 2015
“A Nice Stop”
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Kent, CT
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860-927-3849
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This slightly out-of-the-way museum on the western border of Connecticut is dedicated to the life and work of American artist Eric Sloane and is well worth a visit. There is an exhibit of the early American farm tools that he collected and depicted in his...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2015

The Sloane-Stanley Museum & Kent Furnace was a very nice place to visit. A fine collection of old tools along with the Kent Iron Furnace rounds out the visit. Sloane was an author and avid collector of Americana. For those interested in a bit of...More

Thank joevala
Reviewed 6 September 2014

The Sloane Stanley Museum is a compendium of the tools and implements of years gone by. These tools are primitive by modern standards but showcase the ingenuity and craftsmanship of the American past. The museum also displays the paintings of Eric Sloane, long renowned for...More

2  Thank Toni112950
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Save your money and go to the Mine and Machinery Complex in the rear. They wanted alot of Money for on room of touring. Just wasnt worth the Cost for us.

Thank FtecConn
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Men will love this museum and so will some women. My husband, grandsons and son enjoyed it as did I while my daughter-in-law shopped in Kent.

Thank NJJoan
Reviewed 1 November 2012

Recently read an Eric Sloane book and was surprised to find the museum during a websearch for more titles. The website does not do it justice. This is a very impressive collection and the reproduction of his studio is awesome. I wish I had found...More

1  Thank Oakdale29
Reviewed 9 July 2008

Owned and operated by the State of Connecticut, the Sloane Stanley Museum is a monument to one of the more avid 20th century collectors of Americana. Eric Sloane (1905-1985) was a painter, writer, and collector. He was fascinated with America of days long gone and...More

9  Thank redeco
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