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Rock of Ages

560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
+1 877-870-9057
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A nice, short tour of the Rock of Ages Quarry

The tour begins with a short movie and then proceeds to the granite quarry a short drive away. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
larryrneal2016
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Warren, Pennsylvania
OK but not our favorite stop

We toured 7 states in the NE USA on our recent vacation. We picked one place in each state we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nowincolorado
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Colorado Springs, CO
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The world's largest quarry.
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560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
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Reviewed yesterday

The tour begins with a short movie and then proceeds to the granite quarry a short drive away. The guide is informative and the quarry is something to behold. There is also a self-guided "tour" of the factory itself. Basically just a look through of...More

Thank larryrneal2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

We toured 7 states in the NE USA on our recent vacation. We picked one place in each state we wanted to visit that would symbolized that state. We have always wanted to go to the granite quarry at Rock of Ages. We knew that...More

Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want to visit a place where the biggest excitement is the outdoor display of grave stones, this is it. Factory was not in operation so the tour was a waste of time. Tour to quarry may have been okay, but the tour guide...More

Thank CArOlT4242014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son said the free video seemed more of a sales pitch which it was. However it did cover how the granite is extracted which was very interesting. There are samples of monuments, statues, name signs and house number signs in the visitor center. It...More

Thank Mom_USA70
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I'm in the monument business and had been to Barre a couple of times but never stopped at Rock of Ages for a tour of their quarry. On my last trip up, I was told that I HAD to go there and see it for...More

2  Thank d0rinnea
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This place is well worth a visit. It highlights the mining of granite in the mountains of this part of Vermont. It has a good visitor center. Also accessible is a self-guided tour of the factory where the blocks of granite are being chiseled to...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I went there from internet references. No reservation. The manufacturing tour is a self-tour. Nobody greet us or instruct us on how to get to the granite mountains. Welcome center had a sign that says it will be open by May. Search around the neighborhood...More

Thank Khrystie V
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Tour takes you around the works and to an overlook of the pit by bus. Best to see it during business hours as then you get to see the works. Really amazing site! You also get to go inside the factory, but it is full...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Beautiful visitors center and history. There is also a bus that will take you directly to the working quarry holes. First stop to take than to Hope Cemetery to see the wordmanship.

Thank catherine d
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Friendly, professional staff guide you through this historical site, providing a lot of info. Summer is the time to go.

Thank Daniel G
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Cindy W
When is it open and how much is the tour
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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