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Tellus Science Museum

100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
+1 770-606-5700
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Nice Little Museum in Cartersville

Visited here recently with the family. Unexpectedly nice displays of early transportation... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
xlr8or
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Cleveland, Tennessee
Nice learning museum

Took my kids on a hot afternoon - time well spent, lots of hands on activities. The planetarium... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Subramanyam K
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Tampa
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fossil dig” (35 reviews)
“gem panning” (25 reviews)
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100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
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+1 770-606-5700
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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
Reviewed 4 days ago 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
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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 your family.

Thank 328kathy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really loved the museum. The fossil exhibit is my favorite. I've been to lots of bigger museums in bigger cities but I don't think I've seen a bigger collection of fossils. Loved the mastodon. The mineral exhibit is extensive, with lots of specimen from all...More

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

Thank you so much for visiting and for the great 5 dot review! We welcome you to go explore in My Big Backyard anytime you'd like - no accompanying kids necessary. :)

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My grandson turned 3 and has a love for all things Marvel. The museum hosted a super hero day. This prompted us to make a first visit. We got to participate in the activities that included pictures with Bateman, The Flash, Spider-Man and Wonder Woman....More

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

Thank you so much for bringing your grandson for his first trip to Tellus! We hope to see you often.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my kids here at the beginning of summer. We were really impressed by the amount of exhibits and the quality of the museum. Great place to take the family. Very blessed to have this in our own community.

Thank jdrajem
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for a great 5 dot review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This science museum has something for everyone of all ages. Hands on science experiences with light, electricity, sound. From fossils, dinisours, minerals, geodes, planetarium, space artifacts, antique cars, and flight history. this is an all day experience if you want to see the whole thing...More

Thank papajohn73
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for visiting! We appreciate your 5 dot review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Fernbank , D.C. Museum Natural History and Tellus Museum and by far I enjoyed Tellus more for a Family Experience. There is something for everyone in the family !! There is more for kids to interact with To inspire their interest in...More

Thank sandrabE2300IU
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Awesome! Thank you for your support!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 5 year old granddaughter loves this museum. We got a membership for the family. She especially loves panning for gems and finding fossils! We have seen entertaining and informative shows in the planetarium. Some of the exhibits change every few months and are hands...More

Thank RobertaEB
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Great review! Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I went here this past weekend with 2 other families. The museum is not that big, but was still interesting and well maintained. My kids enjoyed the dinosaur fossils the most. I will be going back.

Thank Ed B
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for visiting the museum! We always strive for a 5 star experience. If there is something we can do to improve your rating from 3 dots to 5, please let us know by emailing marketing@tellusmuseum.org.

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ambrosia522003
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Amirmaryam K
10 March 2017|
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Response from TellusMarketing | Property representative |
Hi there! Admission is $14 for adults, $12 for seniors 65+, $10 for students, and children under 3 are free (prices do not include tax). We hope you can visit soon!
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