2020 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 43 – CENTRAL VERMONT Visit VermontTourismNetwork.com for more information about Vermont and these businesses. ATTRACTION Rock of Ages Quarry Tours & the World’s Only Outdoor Granite Bowling Lane, Barre Come visit Rock of Ages and embark on a oneofakind tour experience. Re­ cently named one of Popular Mechanics “it” destinations for the Best Summer Road Trip Destinations we offer something for all ages. No trip to Central Vermont is complete without a guided tour, our experienced guides will keep you entertained with stories of yesteryear as you behold the panoramic views atop the world’s deepest dimensional granite quarry. And no trip to Rock of Ages is complete without trying your luck on our oneofkind outdoor granite bowling lane. The Visitors Center offers many fun exhibits including a theater where you can explore Rock of Ages’ rich history and learn how we quarry stone, enjoy a unique shopping experience featuring granite gifts and Vermont products and check out our selfguided factory tour where you can watch our stone sculptors creating rock solid works of art. Dates of Operation: April – October (closed Sundays & July 4) Group Policy and Rates: Groups always welcome, reservations necessary. Groups rates available for 20 or more guests, please call to make your reservation and inquire about our rates. Free coach parking. Each coach receives 3 complimentary tours for driver, escort and leader. Contact: Ruthie Adams, radams@rockofages.com , Visitors Center Manager, 558 Graniteville Road, Graniteville, VT 05654 • 8026611102 • tours.rockofages.com  ATTRACTION Rokeby Museum National Historic Site, Ferrisburgh Are you looking for a one to twohour opportunity for groups to experience memorable stories of Vermont’s past? Rokeby Museum brings to life the stories of four generations of Vermont Quakers who, from 1793 to 1961, lived and worked at Rokeby as farmers, abolitionists, artists, writers and active members of their community. Galleries in the Museum’s modern education center include the museum’s award­ winning multimedia exhibit Free & Safe: The Underground Railroad in Vermont, which explores the stories of fugitives from slavery who were sheltered at Rokeby. Seasonal special exhibits combining art and history make connections to contemporary life. The historic house – fully furnished with 200 years of belongings – offers an intimate glimpse into Vermont history. Eight historic farm buildings set in a pastoral landscape invite leisurely investigation. Rokeby Museum can prepare a tailored experience based on your group’s special interests, and lively gallery talks with the curator and catering are available by prearrangement. Dates of Operation: Group tours available by reservation only fromMay to November, with a 15person minimum for $8.00 per person; driver & guide’s admission is complimentary. Contact Information: Catherine Brooks, Rokeby Museum, 4334 Rte. 7, Ferrisburgh, VT 05456 • (802) 8773406 director@rokeby.org or tours@Rokeby.org • www.rokeby.org 

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