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Rock of Ages

560 Graniteville Rd, Barre, VT 05654-8001
+1 877-870-9057
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Remarkable place

We went with a group of Red Knights from all over the world. Seeing how the ideas go from a drawing... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Cathy S
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Barre, Vermont
Interesting

The quarry is a very interesting place to visit. There is a short film presentation that gives... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Skmmm
,
Dexter, Missouri
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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 9 August 2017

We went with a group of Red Knights from all over the world. Seeing how the ideas go from a drawing into such beautiful works of arts was remarkable. The tour guide was knowledgeable about every aspect of the production that happens. The granite bowling...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The quarry is a very interesting place to visit. There is a short film presentation that gives background information. Then, you take a bus to an observation area above the quarry. You get clear view down into the quarry and a very knowledgeable tour guide...More

Thank Skmmm
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Great tour. Awesome how much granite is there and how much has been taking out. Also did the self tour of to factory, Those workers are very particular to detail. The monuments are warranteed.

Thank EMTB5R3
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We were there with a group and unfortunately the power had gone out so we were not able to do the factory tour which probably would have been more interesting to me. It was awesome though seeing the 600 foot quarry and listening to the...More

Thank jcmcgg13
Reviewed 21 July 2017

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 j0m4r
Reviewed 20 July 2017 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 16 July 2017

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 14 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

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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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