Marble Quarry & Tate House Tours Information


www.georgiamarblefestival.comTour Tickets can be purchased through the Pickens Chamber, or on the day of the Festival. Marble Quarry tour tickets include admission the the Marble Festival. Pickens Chamber of Commerce link is: Telephone (706)692-5600

Polycor- Main Mine (Original)
Marble Museum
Blue Ridge Marble & Granite Company- Cutting & Carving Marble- walking tour of facility
Huber- Manufacturer of by-products
Tate Cemetery

Red Tours are offered:
10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Polycor- Main Mine (Original)
Blue Ridge Marble & Granite Co.- Cutting & Carving Marble -walking tour of facility
Marble Museum – History of Georgia Marble and Marble Industry
Tate Cemetery

Blue Tours are offered:

10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm

Limited Handicapped Accessible Tour Available (prefer advance reservation if possible)

COST: (includes entrance into festival)
Adults $12.00
Children Under 12 $10.00
Under 6 are Free

Tate House ToursSemi Guided Tours of the Tate House will be offered
Saturday Only from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Cost is $10.00 per person no matter the age. (This does not include entrance into the festival.)
There will be transportation to the Tate House from the festival, or you can drive yourself to the Tate House.

Park at one of the festival shuttle locations (Tech School or Ingles Parking lot) it will drop off at the Senior Citizen Center where you can check in for their Quarry Tour. Please check in at least 15min in advance for your tour. Buses will leave at designated tour time to maintain schedule agreed to with venues.

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