Vermont Marble: From the Supreme Court to your Home
Marble is an important Vermont natural resource! We hope you enjoy our introduction to the exhibit. It's your connection to the history, science and art of Vermont Marble! We have been presenting the past, present and future of marble, as used in art, as building material and amazing world of everyday uses for more that 20 years!
Learn the history of marble. From fascinating ways of quarrying it to famous places Vermont Marble is being used.
Our gift shop features hundreds of items that make unique and beautiful gifts that last a lifetime.
We offer a full plan for tour-buses, Elderhostel, and school groups to the museum. We offer reduced rates to groups of 20 or more! Smaller groups, families and individuals can book ahead for reduced rates! Click here to learn more..
Together with Omya, our neighbor in Proctor, Vermont, and the premier producer of ground Calcium Carbonate (marble) products, we have opened a new educational room on the current uses of Calcium Carbonate in the Paper, Pain, Plastic, Food and Pharmaceutical Industries - for example, Chewing Gum & Toothpaste, ....you'll be surprised!
Take a walk to the Sutherland Falls Quarry Site.
We recently completed the walkway to the original "Sutherland Falls Quarry", 1/8 mile down the road. You can walk or drive and view the original quarry.
For more information about the quarry click here.
Plan to visit us!
Since we're located in Central Vermont, the exhibit is easy to reach from all major vacation travel routes.
Visit our art studio and Gallery. Meet our resident artist and view many fine works.
Sat., May 24 -
On Saturday, May 24, 2014, the Vermont Marble Museum will open for its 82nd season with special historic train rides on the historic Vermont Railway from Rutland to the Marble Museum in Proctor. This opening day event is a fundraiser for the non-profit museum and the ticket price includes the round-trip train ride plus admission to the museum. Tickets are purchased at the Rutland Amtrak station (cash or check) at time of the trip. Trains will leave the Rutland Amtrak station at 10 AM, 12 noon, and 2 PM. Read more about the opening day event.
The museum and gift shop will be open daily, through October 14, from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm (last tour of Museum starts at 4pm). Join us and immerse yourself in Vermont's marble history!
Marble & Art
Marvel at the classic statuary carved by the artists of Vermont Marble Company years ago, and today's carved by local sculptors. Meet the resident artist at work in the studio; even participate in the art of carving.
Architecture & History
Marble—the building blocks of history. The marble industry fueled the immigration wave that helped create the "melting pot" that has made our country great. Be captivated by the realization of "the hands" of laborers, and appreciate their dedicated work.
Remembrance & Honor
Visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier exhibit with historical photos, blueprints, and documents. Learn interesting facts about the nation's leaders in the Hall of Presidents.
Science & For the Kids
The EarthAlive! exhibit includes Raymond the Triceratops, a fluorescent mineral display, and hands on activities, with special events planned for each season.
Explore Marble town, USA - an historic Company Town! Take a walking tour around the town. See the marble bridge, marble churches and buildings, the quarry, have a picnic in the park. Then take a short drive to scenic covered bridges.
Shop with us
Our museum shop offers marble gifts—kitchen, office, wedding, jewelry, fossils, minerals, grillstones, and more. And you can shop online, just click the "gifts" button above.