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Vermont Marble Museum

52 Main Street, Proctor, VT 05765-1177
+1 800-427-1396
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Interesting but limited

The art and sculptures were nice, but we didn't need repeating walls of marble samples at each end... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
David Z
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
Fascinating

Our visit to the Vermont Marble Museum offered a fascinating experience. It is a large museum with... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2016
Drivingmissmary
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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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Vermont Marble Museum is a hidden gem in Vermont! Come and discover how many buildings and monuments in Washington, D.C. have been built with Vermont marble. Learn about geology in our "Earth Alive" discovery room. Try your hand at marble sculpting with Allen Dwight - resident sculptor.See the original blueprints for the "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier" - and see the award winning film about the quarrying and carving of the Tomb.
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52 Main Street, Proctor, VT 05765-1177
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The art and sculptures were nice, but we didn't need repeating walls of marble samples at each end. There is a marble sculptor on site much of the time - you can watch him work or try your hand on a piece of marble. (Yes,...More

Thank David Z
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Our visit to the Vermont Marble Museum offered a fascinating experience. It is a large museum with many galleries showing the works of the sculptors and all the types of marble the company utilizes. One can learn all about the marble mining industry and how...More

1  Thank Drivingmissmary
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I wasn't sure we'd enjoy a museum about rocks, but it was very interesting. Lots of marble samples, historic photos, and marble carvings. We ended up learning about how the marble was formed and even more about how the immigrant population came to Vermont. The...More

Thank alibarbaraMilwaukee
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Quite a look back in American & Geologic history...something of interest for the whole, extended family!...Worth the stop!

Thank RayAultVt
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Enjoyed this museum. Marble sculptures include the Last Supper, all the Presidents' busts, Dante's Purgatory, examples of Arlington National Cemetery headstones. This is the company that makes Arlington's headstones and made the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in D.C. They have a room dedicated to...More

1  Thank nursesar
Reviewed 28 October 2015

My wife and I recently visited the marble museum while traveling through Vermont. It was informative, well laid out, and interesting for those of us who are not familiar with rock quarries. The gift shop had some unique items. We purchased a marble cheese cutter...More

Thank CharlieS1892
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We first watched a film that included the making of the "tomb of the unknown soldier". We saw it mined and cut and were amazed how it was done. Saw a bust of the presidents and some little know facts. Its worth you time.

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We found this museum purely by accident and ended up spending 2 hours enjoying all the exhibits. The history of the marble industry in Vermont is very interesting. We had a nice talk with the artist in residence and even got to practice chipping away...More

Thank Chicklette63
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

My sister suggested we go through there this is where she bought her marble. What a history lesson about the mining of marble.... The history in pictures is amazing if you've got time check it out. It's a bit cool inside as fall is here,...More

1  Thank Diana R
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We were told that this was a must see and they were right! A museum in one of the old factory buildings used for cutting and carving marble.

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