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Rock of Ages

560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
+1 877-870-9057
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granite granite everywhere

our first time seeing a working stone quarry. we got there early but they opened the store for us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Margaret K
Out of the Ordinary

We found Rock Of Ages from TripAdvisor. Located in Barre, Rock of Ages harvests granite from the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
grosbea
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The world's largest quarry.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
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Reviewed 3 days ago

our first time seeing a working stone quarry. we got there early but they opened the store for us and we watched a very informative 16 minute film about the quarry. we didnt stay for the van tour to the quarry itself, but we did...More

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found Rock Of Ages from TripAdvisor. Located in Barre, Rock of Ages harvests granite from the local mountains and sends their product all over the world. Their main focus is to create memorials for families. There is a tour available and it is worth...More

Thank grosbea
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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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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