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Rock of Ages

560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
+1 877-870-9057
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Learned a Lot

While on a road trip we saw that they do tours here. The guide that takes you to see the quarry was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JTDQ
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Medford, New Jersey
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Interesting place

Stopped here on our way to Waterbury. This was a very interesting place to see. Nice little gift... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
whitetigers54
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Wilton, Maine
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The world's largest quarry.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
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+1 877-870-9057
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While on a road trip we saw that they do tours here. The guide that takes you to see the quarry was very informative and clearly loves his job. The self guided tour inside the shop was fascinating. It may just be my family, but...More

Thank JTDQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on our way to Waterbury. This was a very interesting place to see. Nice little gift shop with an assortment of things to buy. They also had an area outside that displayed the different colors of headstones that they make. We liked being...More

Thank whitetigers54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a very enjoyable morning getting a tour of the granite quarrying facility. Our tour conductor was very knowledgeable and personable, and gave us lots of good information. We leaned a lot about the process of quarrying and the history of Rock of Ages...More

Thank Glennis S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rock of Ages was a sidebar trip for us. Impressive tour. VERY IMPRESSIVE quarry! Our Tour Guide was knowledgeable in all aspects of a "Day in Life".... The gift shop was not only a place to purchase souvenirs but an excellent source of history....More

Thank CurliQute
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on a Saturday. The tour itself was very interesting. We were taken via shuttle to a platform overlooking the quarry and told all about the workings and the history. We were there for about 1/2 hour. While that was very good, I couldn't...More

Thank cjyap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was beautiful and interesting. You take a ride in a van/bus to the quarry site. The guide tells you all about the granite and how they do it. There's a short video and gift shop also. Next door you can do a self...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We had Roger as a tour guide. He really made the excursion fun. He regaled us with tales of when he worked in the mine. The stories he shared really made the mine history feel present.

Thank MarkJodiJensen
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I was excite to take my kids to a place my parents took me as a young child and teen. The tour was very informative and interesting. And the tour guide was fun and knowledgeable. I was disappointed in the fact that the quarry was...More

Thank danicabeebe
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Outstanding place for viewing; learning; sites to see; easy parking; informative staff; cute gift shop.

Thank Bonnie R
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The tour of Rock of Ages was informative with a good view of the quarry and a very pleasant guide. However they didn't mention the absolutely amazing hiking trails maintained by the Millstone Trail Association which take you by multiple abandoned quarries. The Grand Lookout...More

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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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