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Elberton Granite Museum

One Granite Plaza, Elberton, GA 30635
+1 706-283-2551
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More interesting than I expected

There's a lot to look at. I expected a room with pictures on the wall. You get that so often in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BlackHatDiners
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LaFayette, Georgia
Educational

It's a learning experience when visiting the museum. You see how granite is quarried all the way to... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Stephanie R
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Elberton, Georgia
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2 weeks ago
“More interesting than I expected”
3 Mar 2018
“Educational”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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One Granite Plaza, Elberton, GA 30635
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+1 706-283-2551
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a lot to look at. I expected a room with pictures on the wall. You get that so often in small museums. This is sorta 3 floors of pictures and stuff that match the pictures. Plus the free sample is neat.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

It's a learning experience when visiting the museum. You see how granite is quarried all the way to a finished product. You are able to see tools that are use as well as see local companies that make amazing granite products. Then exhibits show several...More

Thank Stephanie R
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The museum highlights the history of granite, granite quarries, engineering and cutting as well as engineering marvels in the granite industry. It’s a interesting place to visit.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

We only got to see the outside as we were in town on Memorial Day weekend and the location was closed. HOWEVER - I write this review because a drive by - if one is already in Elberton - is still worth it. Out side...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and informative...also the gentleman that led the tour was very knowledgeable about Elberton and surrounding areas.

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This place gives a lot of information on granite quaries and the granite industry. It's pretty cool and free.

Thank Ernest R
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

I tried several times to go to this museum and the hours state 2-5pm on their sign outside. In doing other things, we passed by there several times during those times and the sign always said closed. Yesterday, it was raining and we specifically stayed...More

Thank neesa03
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

A friend and I visited the museum earlier this week. We arrived just before the opening time of 2 p.m. It closes at 5 p.m. There is no admission charge and free parking is available on the site. There was one man there who greeted...More

Thank Ken H
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

All information I found and the sign at the museum said that they are open Monday-Friday 2-5 pm. I arrived on a Monday at 4 pm and the sign on the door said closed and the door was locked. I peered inside and it looked...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in the history of granite mining and use in this country, this is the place. Too much to read, but short films and real displays of tools and objects going back to the late 1800's explain how an Italian trained in...More

Thank terryLCO
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