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Tellus Science Museum, Cartersville

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Science Museum Museum
Explore the wonders of science, from prehistoric fossils to the secrets of outer space at Tellus Science Museum. Featuring a diverse collection and interactive exhibits, the museum lets you learn about a range of scientific topics. Admire the reconstructed dinosaur skeletons, see how the minerals are cut into gems, take a trip through the history of flight, or try your hand at panning and digging for natural treasures. The museum's planetarium is a great place for those who want to take a tour of the galaxy. Stop by the gift shop and browse the selection of mementos and educational material, or take a break at a cafe that offers everything from quick snacks to full meals. The whole facility is wheelchair-accessible with complimentary wheelchairs available and free parking for all visitors. Arrange your visit to Tellus Science Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Cartersville using our Cartersville trip builder.
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4.7
  • 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 displa...  more »
  • 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 k...  more »
  • The exhibitions were interesting to look at but sitting back and looking up at the planetarium was an experience. You learned about the planet's and their location.It would be a great place to take yo...  more »
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  • This museum is just an awesome way to spend a day with your kids! There is something for everyone to do & see. From old time cars, to GREAT BIG Dinosaur bones, beautiful gems and mineral galleries. Pan for gems, go to outer space in their planetarium..I could go on & on. Our Grandson is 13 we took him for the first visit at age 8..he wants to go again every couple yrs. Well worth it..clean, friendly and all around GREAT.
  • Great place for young and old. Enjoyed the great dinosaurs, vehicles, space, minerals etc. Kids loved the dig and mining area. Cafe was reasonable. The gift store was also very reasonable. Great video on the planetarium watching the stars.
  • My family and I have for the past 2 years we have attended the Rock Festival, it is so much fun! The planetarium show and the games they have are nice and fun. We enjoy the museum.
  • Great exhibits. Very interesting. Parking is not a problem. Be here early; they close at 5:00 PM.
  • Great place. Recommend if you live within a few hours and I say it's worth spending a couple hours to break up your trip along I-75. Great exhibits for all ages.

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