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Rock of Ages

560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
+1 877-870-9057
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Missed the Tour, Still Enjoyed the Area

We couldn't get to the tour on a Saturday, but watched the video in the Visitor's Area which was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rftstar
Granite quarry

Short visit last winter, store/museum was closed but able to do self guided tour of granite work... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gagslat
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West Hartford
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The world's largest quarry.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“granite quarry” (30 reviews)
“bowling alley” (30 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"
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"visitor center"
in 32 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 23 reviews
"quarry tour"
in 20 reviews
"gift shop"
in 39 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
"hope cemetery"
in 22 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't get to the tour on a Saturday, but watched the video in the Visitor's Area which was worth it. The front desk person then showed us how to get to an inactive quarry to see what it looks like. We did bowl on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Short visit last winter, store/museum was closed but able to do self guided tour of granite work place. There is an old quarry that was the original Rock of Ages up from the present facility which is quite beautiful. Touring the back roads around the...More

Thank gagslat
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see in Vermont. You are taken to the actual quarry on a shuttle. The tour guy was awesome. He was so informative, funny and definitely loved his job. It was such a site to see and learn about. After visiting the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided to take the $5.00 tour of Rock of Ages after visiting the Hope Cemetery in Barre, VT and it was so great! Todd was our tour guide and he explained things so well about how the Quarry works. He also told me a...More

1  Thank Jerilyn D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a recommendation on Trip Advisor, as well as, a book we purchased before our trip. We arrived and entered the gift shop, purchased our tickets for the tour and grabbed a few souvenirs as we waited. The movie was very interesting as it...More

2  Thank Christopher H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The quarry is absolutely enormous. You’ll learn how the granite is mined, the operation of the quarry, and some historical background. It was interesting to see the color difference of the water in the 2 old flooded quarries compared to the current quarry. The color...More

Thank Trish A
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is an interesting spot, worth seeing if you're already in the vicinity, but not really a destination in itself. It's inexpensive, the guides know their stuff, the short film is helpful, and you can take free granite samples at the end. If you go,...More

1  Thank Globetrotter613
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

This is one of a the few things in the "greater Stowe area" that lived up to its billing. The worksite itself is impressive and the tour guide was very knowledgable. We would recommend a visit by any person interested in history or construction. Very...More

Thank gatorhoosier
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The view of the quarry itself is a little blocked by growing trees but you can still get a good view. Our tour guide Johan was very good. He was easy to understand and very knowledgeable. He explained the different types of granite and what...More

Thank Amanda D
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

It was threatening rain and we were looking for things to do with our ten person family group ranging in age from 20's - 80's. Rock of Ages surprised us by being extremely interesting and informative. We learned a lot about the area, the granite...More

Thank BBfromBigD
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Mark B
14 April 2018|
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Response from russlyna | Reviewed this property |
I honestly do not know.
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Cindy W
18 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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