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Vermont Marble Museum
Ranked #1 of 6 things to do in Proctor
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Very interesting to learn about the Marble industry through movies, pictures, displays and the guides. They have a wonderful room of Presidental sculptures that have fun facts to read about each President. Fun to watch the on site sculptor and see the different types of marble and how it's used. Did you know the excess marble scrap is ground down and used in some foods as calcium carbonate. Great museum store also. Take some time to drive around the town to see the Marble bridge, church and fire department among other buildings.

Thank sharkdls
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Reviewed 6 January 2013

A very unusual museum -- all about marble including a history of marble in the US, a hall of presidents with marble busts of the presidents and somewhat unusual facts about some of them, a film about the tomb of the unknown soldier, a sculptor a showroom of marble including kitchen displays. It was rather interesting if somewhat eclectic and made for a nice stop on our way from Burlington to Cooperstown. However when we were there it seemed like 2012 would be its last season so check before you go.

Thank flo220
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Reviewed 14 December 2012

A very important part of Vermont history is a "must" visit. Learn about the emigration of Italian artisans from the hills of Carrara, Italy to lend their expertise to marble excavation.

Thank GERALD C
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Reviewed 16 October 2012

We visited this place because there are so many US buildings and monuments made from marble. The museum is a historic account of marble in America. The gift shop has many items for sale made from Vermont marble as well as items made from marble around the world.
There is a sculptor usually on site doing some commission sculptures.
Marble pieces are not cheap but they are beautiful and forever,

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 10 October 2012

A marble bridge in town, then a marble fire hall, you got to there to believe these! Several giant marbles in the parking lot, they were huge. The gift shop and museum exhibit were located on the 2nd floor. The main floor light was very dim, I did not know the place still opened or not. Once you walked in the gift shop, Wow! There were a lot of gifts on sale with reasonable price. The museum exhibit required an admission entrance. I preferred more shopping instead. Don't forget to visit the washroom, 95% were marble!

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