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What an interesting, totally different stop. The quarry, with it's turquoise mineral-rich water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PattiS346
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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
worth a visit

We would agree with the other positive reviews. This is an interesting place and the guide Johann... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sharon34895
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Decatur, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an interesting, totally different stop. The quarry, with it's turquoise mineral-rich water, is an amazing site to see. The visitor's center is neat too, seeing the memorial monuments and buildings they've done, and the short informational video interesting. Fun to take a piece of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We would agree with the other positive reviews. This is an interesting place and the guide Johann did a fine interpretive job.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

Bit of an odd thing to do on holiday - visit a stonemasons and a cemetery but if you are driving through Barre both things are worth stopping for! We arrived at Rock of Ages quite early but the lady in the information centre kindly...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 30, 2019

Start at the visitor center with an excellent short video. Then take a tour in an air conditioned van with a knowledgeable guide to a spot overlooking one of their quarries where you can watch men removing slabs of granite. When you get back to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

This was such a cool place to visit. They took you up to the oldest working granite quarry in the US. The guide did an amazing job explaining the process and details to the group. There is a great video back at the visitor center...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

We made a special trip to Vermont to see the granite quarrying at the Rock of Ages, in part because we want to better understand the mining and use of granite as we think about updating our kitchen countertops--though Rock of Ages specializes in the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2019

Took the tour, the best part was getting to see into the quarry. Our guide was a retired employee who was knowledgable but wasn't the best at customer service. We had to request he turn on the AC so the back of the van wasn't...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

It was $6 plus tax for the quarry tour. The site does not have workers doing antyhing on Saturdays and you can;t go into the palnt. Our young guide was very enthusiastic and answered alsmot all of the questions put to him. There were a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

The self guided tour to see the workers in action was great. To be able to see everything in progress was so interesting. However, taking the tour with the guide was boring. So we looked at a hole in the ground.. big deal. That could...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The Rock of Ages information center is near Barre. You can see the quarry from the road as you arrive. The center has history, examples of stone, and nice gifts. The people were very friendly. There are tours of the plant, although we did not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Todd P, Guest Relations Manager at Rock of Ages, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Thank you very much for taking time to review our attraction. I do hope you will visit us again in the future and perhaps take the guided tour of the quarry or the self-guided tour of the artisans in our factory.

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Carol B
July 1, 2019|
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Response from Doug S | Reviewed this property |
I recall having to climb some stairs to get up to the viewing area in the factory. Don't know if they have an elevator there. But, the visitors center certainly is accessible. If it is helpful, I'll mention that I spent much... More
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Mark B
April 13, 2018|
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Cindy W
April 17, 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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