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Tellus Science Museum

100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
+1 770-606-5700
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Cool place

Looking for something to do with the kids, or even as an adult. This museum is fairly priced and... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Lauren Y
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Great place

Excellent place to see and learn something new. Highly recommend for families. Well maintained and... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Eatingdrinkingtravel
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Tellus is a 120,000 square foot science museum located in Cartersville, just north of Atlanta. Tellus Science Museum is a Smithsonian Institute Affiliate Museum, which houses four major galleries - Weinman Mineral Gallery, Fossil Gallery, Science in Motion Gallery, and My Big Back Yard. In addition, the museum includes a fossil dig and gem panning hands-on experience, a planetarium, and an observatory.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fossil dig” (35 reviews)
“gem panning” (27 reviews)
“all ages” (56 reviews)
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100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Looking for something to do with the kids, or even as an adult. This museum is fairly priced and has a lot to offer. We enjoyed the stars show and my little one enjoyed digging for gems . A lot of cool information, and a...More

Thank Lauren Y
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for the great review! If there is anything we can do to improve your rating from a 4 dot to a 5 dot review, please let us know. We hope you'll visit again soon!

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to see and learn something new. Highly recommend for families. Well maintained and clean.

Thank Eatingdrinkingtravel
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks for a great 5 dot review!

Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a real gem for north Georgia. Take the kids and be prepared for a full day. Staff is very friendly and informative. Not sure if your teens will appreciate it, but the young ones will definitely get a kick.

Thank KishODeath
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Awesome 5 dot review! We hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed 11 August 2017

The Weinman mineral collection is my favorite part of this museum. The rocks, minerals, meteorites, and fossils are amazing. I'm always fascinated by the colors, textures, and patterns that are produced in nature. Some of my favorites are the agates, the giant amethyst crystals, the...More

Thank Deborah P
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for a great 5 dot review! We appreciate your feedback and will pass along your compliments and suggestions. Please visit again soon!

Reviewed 10 August 2017

I went with a daycare group. The children had so much fun in the backyard area and loved the digging for fossils as well as for the jewels. They all loved the dinasours! I think it is a wonderful place for anyone at any age....More

Thank Phyllisc55
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you so much for your fantastic 5 dot review! We appreciate your visit and hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We took the grandson to the Tellus Museum and he loved it. He's 2 years old and really like the dinosaurs and the interactive areas. When we left he had to say goodbye to the T-Rex named Stan. The wife and I want to go...More

Thank MrLynnM128
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

We absolutely love this great 5 dot review! Anytime one of our littlest scientists makes a connection with one of our exhibits is a good day for us. :) We look forward to seeing your family again soon.

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

If your looking for history or something for the kids to play with, this is definitely a must come see! A lot of interactive exhibits as well as history

Thank William H
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for a fantastic 5 dot review! We hope you'll visit again soon!

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Went here for the first time with my 7yo son's scout pack. First impressions were of the grounds which were very well kept. My son's first sight was on the monstrous dump truck by the parking lot. For the next three hours, we walked around...More

Thank 221chris
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thanks so much for a great 5 dot review! We appreciate your visit and hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Visited here recently with the family. Unexpectedly nice displays of early transportation (automobiles, motorcycles, outboard boat motors,etc). Lots of dinosaurs, fossils, minerals and rocks on display. Did not get a lot of time to spend on the Etowah Native American display because we were rushed...More

Thank xlr8or
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you so much for such a great 5 dot review! Be sure to make plans to come back and see the Etowah exhibit before it leaves in November 2017 to go back to the vaults of the Smithsonian!

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Took my kids on a hot afternoon - time well spent, lots of hands on activities. The planetarium has a added fee ask for not at the front desk. They didn't tell us upfront while buying tickets and my kids Missed seeing it. It's On...More

Thank Subramanyam K
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for a great review! We regret that your guest services representative did not offer you an opportunity to purchase tickets to see the planetarium shows. Please email marketing@tellusmuseum.org should you plan to visit again.

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puppet9406
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$110 for 2 adults and all children under 18. This includes 4 single use planetarium tickets. You can check out their website for more info.
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