A National Historic Landmark, Slater Mill preserves, interprets and researches the birthplace of Industrialization in America and its collections for the benefit of all. The Mill develops an informed understanding of American heritage in innovative economic, industrial, cultural, artistic and social terms. Slater Mill provides high quality, relevant experiences designed to educate,
entertain and inspire.

A National Historic Landmark

Slater Mill is accredited by the American Association of Museums, and is the cornerstone of the John H. Chafee Blackstone Valley National Heritage Corridor. Because of its exceptional value in illustrating the heritage of the United States of America, the Slater Mill Historic Site was designated a National Historic Landmark District by the Secretary of the Interior, and the National Park Service.