May 23: Grand Re-opening of Vermont Marble Museum

Vermont Marble Museum event flyer

Join us in celebrating the Vermont Marble Museum's 84th season and the town of Proctor on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Hop on the train in Rutland for a scenic trip to Proctor's Main Street Park. Visit the Museum and celebrate its Grand Re-opening with new marble exhibits on display and don't forget to check out the Marble Cafe & Gift Shop.

Make a day of it and tour around town for other events, entertainment and displays. There will be open houses at local churches and the fire station, bake sale, book sale, and special displays on marble lettering/memorials, the New England Marble Museum, and much, much more.

Over 20 groups from Proctor participating including PHS, PES PTO, Proctor Historical Society, Pine Hill Partnership, Crown Point Road Association, Our Yard, Christie Media Works, Tiny Taughts Daycare, and more. And to top it off at 4:00 pm, Main Street Park's Gazebo will be flooded with handsome young men and beautiful young ladies dressed to the nines for prom photos! Come to Proctor on May 23rd, and learn, eat, be entertained, and admire! It’s sure to be a fun-filled day celebrating all that Proctor has to offer!

Three trains will be departing Rutland Depot for Proctor's Main Street Park (8:30 am, 11:30 am, and 2:30 pm). Tickets are $15/adults, $5/Children and may be purchased at Rutland Depot on May 23rd. Limited seats. Last train departs Proctor for Rutland at 5:30 pm.

For more details view the event flyer and visit the event Facebook page.

Other upcoming Museum events

Repeating last year's popular Antique Train Rides, we will have two train rides from Rutland to Proctor one in the spring and one in the fall. More details will be available the beginning of 2015.

The Museum will be available as a venue for special events such as wedding receptions, fundraisers, cocktails parties, company events and more.We will be hosting the Rutland Garden Club Flower Show on May 30, 2015, with flower arrangements on display for the weekend.

Come and view the second annual Pumpkin Carving Contest with over 150 carved pumpkins displayed at the Museum from late September to early October.

Visit us on Facebook at Vermont Marble Museum for additional upcoming events, bus tours, and more. Or book your own event for next season by calling 800-327-1396

 

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!

Vermont Marble History

Marble in History

Learn the history of marble. From fascinating ways of quarrying it to famous places Vermont Marble is being used.

Marble Elegance

Our gift shop features hundreds of items that make unique and beautiful gifts that last a lifetime.

Group Tours

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..

Calcium Carbonate?

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.

Marble in Art

Visit our art studio and Gallery. Meet our resident artist and view many fine works.

Vermont Marble Gifts for every occasion!

Find the perfect gift that is uniquely Vermont at our VermontMarbleGifts.com website or at our new Marble Café and Gift Shop located at the Marble Museum, 52 Main St. in Proctor.

Vermont Marble Gifts

Whether you shop virtually or in person, our gift shop offers hundreds of custom-designed items fabricated from Vermont's beautiful Verde Antique Green marble and Vermont Danby White marble for your home or office.

The Marble Café and Gift Shop offers a cozy gathering place. Bring in your lunch or purchase some of our available snacks and beverages from the vending machines. A variety of marble gifts are available for purchase and free Wi-Fi is also available.

VermontMarbleGifts.com, a 24/7 shopping opportunity, is an easy-to-use site filled with a large variety of Vermont marble gifts and Vermont-made crafts, priced affordably and perfect for every occasion.

For questions or requests, please call us at 802-459-2750 or 800-327-1396.

Immerse Yourself
in Marble!

Vermont Marble and Marble Art

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.

Vermont Marble Architecture and Marble History

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.

Vermont Marble Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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.

Vermont Marble displays EarthAlive!

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.

Vermont Marble displays EarthAlive!

Discover Proctor

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.

Vermont Marble gifts

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.