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Vermont Marble Museum

52 Main Street, Proctor, VT 05765
802 459 2300
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Proctor
Type: Museums
Traveler Description:  Whether politics, history, geology, or just the milky white beauty of the marble interests you, the Vermont Marble Museum has something for every... more »
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We called ahead to find out if we could bring our small dog. They said yes! We loved the museum and talked to Allen the sculpture on site! We thought the exhibits were informative and interesting! If you love marble and beautiful stone this is a great museum. Gift shop was also full of options from very reasonable to expensive... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We had fully intended to go through the museum, but this was our last stop at the end of the day and we were worn out. We passed on the museum, but did visit the gift shop. It was quite nice and offered lots of different items made from marble. The walk from the parking lot to the building is... More

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East Central FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I guess I was hoping to see some quarry mining but that wasn't the case. None-the-less, this was a good visit. We learned about how marble forms and what kinds of marble come from Vermont as well as other places around the world. The displays were well done and full of information. Especially interesting was the story about the Tomb... More

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Cape Cod
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

A large museum with a comprehensive review of the history, geology and technology of marble mining in Vermont. Start with the video on the Vermont Marble company, then tour the many rooms. It is interesting for children and adults, particularly if you are considering marble countertops for your new or remodeled kitchen and bath. Vermont marble found its way into... More

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Western US
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was a very unexpected surprise. Two excellent videos followed by numerous display rooms with lots of history regarding marble production. In addition there is an amazing exhibit room devoted to geology called Earth Alive.

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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Having enjoyed several days in western Vermont, I know know that the state's heritage is maple syrup, mountains, and marble. This museum was our education in the third "m" in that list. The site itself is important, one the Proctor marble works, a major facility for finishing and selling the products of the state's marble quarries. To get there, you... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This museum was a pleasant surprise. The staff were polite, and the gift shop was well supplied with marble trinkets and other interesting items. Worth a visit.

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Pittsford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Loved seeing the "Hall of Presidents" which had been sculpted in white marble on plaques and the other sculptures that you can see throughout the museum. Wonderful gift shop with some lovely items: jewelry,rolling pins, salt and pepper shakers, coasters,trivets all made in various colors of marble. If you need marble for rolling out your pastry, they had large pieces... More

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I highly recommend this stop for all ages. There is so much more here than one would expect. We thought we'd spend about 45 minutes, but stayed for an hour and a half.

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VermontMarble, Owner at Vermont Marble Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming, it is always a pleasure to chat with our visitors! More

Markleysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This experience was amazing, lots of history, unbelievable workmanship by the Artists. The staff was a delight and recommend other places to visit, Covered Bridges. Thanks Gals

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VermontMarble, Owner at Vermont Marble Museum, responded to this review

Our employees are the best! Desiree, Beverly, Helen, June, Eme, Megan, Mary Ellen, Ann Z. & Allen! More

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