- Our list of the best things to do in Barre, Vermont, features the top 75 nearby activities — including 36 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Barre, VT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Barre, VT , followed by 65 popular activities in nearby cities, including Stowe, Montpelier, Waitsfield, Waterbury, Cabot, Waterbury Center, Burlington, Killington, Granville and Warren
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Since Barre is considered to be the Granite Capital of the World, it has a long history of gravestone monuments with Hope Cemetery forming the foundation. It represents a distinguished history of memorial art through stone with some of the oldest and most intricate examples.
The largest quarry in the world is known as Rock of Ages. Tours of the facility and its in-house artisans are held daily with special sandblast experiences available during certain times of the year to show how stone can become art.
A racing facility for stock cars and late model cars, Thunder Road Speedbowl Barre Vermont hosts a variety of races and tournaments year-round. The track is a quarter mile oval that attracts NASCAR drivers for some events.
Serving as a local mid-sized performance space, the Barre Opera House can seat just over 600 people. The shows focus mostly on musical performances though with intermissions of homemade desserts and a selection of hot and cold refreshments.
Studio Place Arts features a variety of art galleries and classes. Guests can often see local artists working on projects as they browse through exhibits because the facility also provides studio space to creative individuals.
Offering guests the chance to watch first-run movies in 3D, the Paramount Theatre also provides group and special event rentals. Additionally, parents can also schedule a birthday party for their children at this location.
The Vermont Granite Museum of Barre showcases the history of local granite production in a beautiful riverside setting. Visitors can take tours, view artisans at work, or attend seasonal events hosted on the grounds.
Offering classes that cater to both adults and children of any skill level, Sunrise Gymnastics provides an open gym with beams, bars, trampolines, and other equipment. The gym offers summer camps where visitors can learn basic gymnastics skills.