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Rock of Ages

560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
+1 877-870-9057
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An Interesting Tour at a Reasonable Fee

A Ten Dollar tour of one of the largest granite quarries in the Nation, it's a little off the... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
dave2840
Rock of Ages

Stopped at Rock of Ages when we were on our way to New Hampshire. Glad we stopped and took the... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Bluebirdsinging
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East Earl, Pennsylvania
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The world's largest quarry.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“granite quarry” (29 reviews)
“bowling alley” (30 reviews)
“visitor center” (32 reviews)
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560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

A Ten Dollar tour of one of the largest granite quarries in the Nation, it's a little off the beaten path, but signage should get your there with little or no effort. The visitors center ia a large building where you can buy tickets, enjoy...More

Thank dave2840
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Stopped at Rock of Ages when we were on our way to New Hampshire. Glad we stopped and took the tour. Very interesting tour and visitor's center. Always heard about the Rock of Ages monuments and this was an excellent place to learn about the...More

Thank Bluebirdsinging
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This place is awesome!!! We enjoyed it all. Our tour of the quarry by the informative tour guide was personal and he was very proud of his career there. To be able to watch the people work at this factory was mind boggling. Don't miss...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is an interesting stop that is a bit out of the ordinary. Start in the visitor center for a quick and informative video, then hop on a small bus for a short ride to the working quarry. Our tour guide dispensed great information and...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We got to Rock of Ages just as the last bus to tour the quarry was leaving in the early afternoon. Times for quarry tours would have been very helpful on their website. The museum was outdated, mediocre and all about purchasing headstones. The only...More

Thank jcmorden
Reviewed 15 October 2017

You start at the visitors center before being taken to the quarrt. It is massive. Looking down you see water that is 285 feet deep to the bottom of the quarry. After this amazing site, you return to the visitors center and go through the...More

Thank russlyna
Reviewed 7 October 2017

First the quarry is a big experience! I mean big, Let the guide tell you about the process in mining this granite in the largest deep-hole dimension granite quarry in the world! You won't believe how many miles deep the granite goes and how long...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

There was a film first which was very interesting. beaitiful gifts in the shop, in case anyone wants to buy me one i will take the slab and rolling pin😉. the tour shuttle was full so for $1 less we drove1mile to the quarry. the...More

Thank Lindakitchen8
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This 600-foot deep working quarry is stunning to see in person. The tour guide, who retired from the company and had started in 1962, was the shuttle driver and tour leader. He knew everything and we were blown away. The water at the bottom is...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We arrived too late in the day for a tour, but we were able to walk around and see the different colors of granite and take in the film shown in the Visitor Center. There are many interesting gifts for purchase in the Center, many...More

Thank gemcityer
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Cindy W
17 April 2015|
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Response from Todd P | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Our tours of the quarry begin on Friday, May 22nd and operate M-Sat., 9:15-3:35 (Closed July 4th). From Sep. 1 - Oct. 18, the tours operate M-Sun. The cost is $6 per adult, $5.50 per senior... More
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