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Tellus Science Museum

100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
+1 770-606-5700
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It is amazing that we have such a diverse museum that seems like it should be in Chicago or New... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
callen0101
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Fairmount, Georgia
Excellent-AReal Hidden Gen!!

Fantastic hands-on museum, pan for gems and keep some as a souvenir, dig for fossils and take one... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jetscarson1
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Morristown, TN
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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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+1 770-606-5700
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is amazing that we have such a diverse museum that seems like it should be in Chicago or New York right in little Cartersville. It is conveniently located right off the interstate well before you get to Atlanta so there's no traffic to deal...More

Thank callen0101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic hands-on museum, pan for gems and keep some as a souvenir, dig for fossils and take one home, dinosaurs, transportation, rockets and space, huge area of minerals and gemstones on display. Also an observatory, telescope and planetarium, but we didn’t make it to all...More

1  Thank jetscarson1
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for 5 dots! We hope you'll come back soon when you have more time to enjoy the rest of the museum. :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family was so impressed with this modern, spacious, informative museum. We stopped by to take a look because our six-year-old loves dinosaurs. Boy, were we all in for a fun surprise! Plenty of information is available for adults and older children to learn something...More

Thank karenjoshallen
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a thoughtful 5 dot review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope you'll come back soon!

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place is very impressive for a town like Cartersville Georgia. My husband and daughter and I were blown away by the amount of exhibits. There was more to see and I wish we would’ve given it more time. We will definitely be back.

Thank Jo'El L
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for a great 5 dot review! We look forward to visiting with you again soon!

Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you are a teacher planning to take a field trip here, please read about our experience below and be aware that a portion of your time here will be dedicated and REQUIRED of you and your students to spend in their gift shop.. I...More

Thank sigmak24
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Great place for all especially small kids. A smaller version of the Smithsonian, there a great exhibits to see and to explore. it is worth the trip and way north of Atlanta so no traffic.

Thank dtrain74
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you for the great 5 dot review!

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Went with my son and his family today. Excellent exhibits, great room for small ones to interact. Well worth the admission . Around 16 dollars for adults. Places to sit if you get tired.

Thank 368tori
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you for visiting and for the great 5 dot review!

Reviewed 13 October 2017

I purchased an annual membership this year for my grandchildren. The museum hosts several events throughout the year in addition to just going through the museum. This year I took my grandson to the Night at the Museum which had so many movie themed characters...More

1  Thank Angie N
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you so much for coming to Night at the Museum, but more importantly, for your support by being a member of the museum. We appreciate your kind words and we are thrilled to get to spend the year with you.

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We took our two granddaughters to Tellus, expecting to spend an hour or two exploring the museum. From the moment we entered, we had to slow them down. They seemed intrigued by everything they saw. They were first drawn to the transportation exhibit. The earliest...More

2  Thank Ilea G
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for visiting Tellus! We are thrilled to hear your granddaughters enjoyed exploring the museum, but disappointed that the Planetarium and Solar House did not meet your expectations. We have forwarded your comments about the Planetarium staff member to the department head....More

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

It was pretty fun. My best friend and I went and we are both in our 30s. The gem panning was my favorite, but I also in enjoyed the “in motion” section too. Yes there is even a kids section that we enjoyed.

Thank Soccalover45
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you so much for your 4 dot review! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. If there is anything we can do to improve, please let us know. We hope you'll be back soon.

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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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