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Rock of Ages

560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
+1 877-870-9057
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Only here for the bowling

I can't remember how we found out about Rock of Ages having the rare granite bowling lane but it's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IA_Hawks
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Iowa
Quarry and factory

We called in for the quarry tour never knowing quite what to expect. Well, we all went back to our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charles_and_Susan
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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The world's largest quarry.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“granite quarry” (29 reviews)
“bowling alley” (31 reviews)
“visitor center” (32 reviews)
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560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
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+1 877-870-9057
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"granite quarry"
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"bowling alley"
in 31 reviews
"visitor center"
in 32 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 23 reviews
"gift shop"
in 38 reviews
"quarry tour"
in 19 reviews
"viewing area"
in 8 reviews
"amazing site"
in 4 reviews
"different colors"
in 4 reviews
"awesome sight"
in 3 reviews
"very interesting tour"
in 6 reviews
"short video"
in 9 reviews
"manufacturing plant"
in 5 reviews
"small bus"
in 3 reviews
"reasonable fee"
in 3 reviews
"whole process"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful stone"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't remember how we found out about Rock of Ages having the rare granite bowling lane but it's worth the trip to check out and throw a few strikes. If you are navigating there via Google Maps, enter "Rock of Ages Visitor Center", as...More

Thank IA_Hawks
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in for the quarry tour never knowing quite what to expect. Well, we all went back to our cars and followed the guide's car up the mountain roads to a lookout over the quarry. Quite an amazing sight with lots of amazing statistics...More

Thank Charles_and_Susan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour itself is rather short I’d say tops 40 mins. But Todd our tour guide was great he told us a lot of interesting facts about the area and how it became what it is today. You also get to bring a piece of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to believe there are so many things made from granite. They have a nice gift shop and even a granite bowling alley.

Thank lynnmurray58
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Mark B
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Response from russlyna | Reviewed this property |
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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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