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Rock of Ages

560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
+1 877-870-9057
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well worth the trip

very interesting place, tour was great and guide, learned a lot about the industry of granite well... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
paulgX5110FQ
Awesome sight

The tour was short but interesting. The guide was knowledgeable and always had an answer for the... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
eeppiy
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Nashua, New Hampshire
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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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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

very interesting place, tour was great and guide, learned a lot about the industry of granite well worth the 5 hour trip

Thank paulgX5110FQ
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The tour was short but interesting. The guide was knowledgeable and always had an answer for the group's questions. You take a small van to the site so there isn't much walking. The site and the vast granite deposit is awesome. On weekdays you can...More

Thank eeppiy
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Interesting tour, very informative and knowledgeable docent. Tour starts at the Welcome Center, then board a small bus for a short ride through Graniteville village to the quarry and back to the center. Takes about 40 minutes and well worth the time.

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Took the tour that starts at the Granite Quarry, which is huge. The quarry is so large it is hard to describe, but the workers look like small stick figures! You drive up to the quarry site and the guide talks you through the quarrying...More

1  Thank PBTravelstheWorld
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Stopped by visitor center, saw film, took self guided tour over looking "shed" operations polishing and fabricating monuments and took the guided tour ($3 Senior) to the quarry. The later was the most interesting as the guide was very informative of the granite mining history...More

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 24 June 2017

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

1  Thank larryrneal2016
Reviewed 24 June 2017

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 20 June 2017

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 29 May 2017 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

1  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
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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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