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Tellus Science Museum

100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
+1 770-606-5700
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A secret gem!

Really loved the museum. The fossil exhibit is my favorite. I've been to lots of bigger museums in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kellymeigs
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Birthday outing!

My grandson turned 3 and has a love for all things Marvel. The museum hosted a super hero day. This... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Guyasr
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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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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“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 yesterday 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
Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 3 days 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 yesterday

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 yesterday

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 yesterday

Awesome! Thank you for your support!

Reviewed 1 week 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 yesterday

Great review! Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week 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 yesterday

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.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting, fun, informative. Really enjoyed our visit to Tellus ~ there are so many things to learn. It is not just space and stars like I thought it would be. The huge dinosaur in the main room is incredible to see! I found all the...More

Thank snickerdoodle205
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your visit! We appreciate your 5 dot review and hope you'll be back to visit with us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family & I went to this museum since we were in the area. It has 3 main sections - Minerals, Fossils and Transportation. Since it originated as a mineral museum, the mineral part was excellent. The fossil area was OK but most of the...More

Thank chibearbob
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi chibearbob! Thank you so much for visiting Tellus Science Museum. We appreciate your feedback about our dinosaur replicas. It is common for museums to exhibit casts of fossils for many reasons. Here is a great article from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to visit with children (5-12). Great access to highway. It has Dinosaurs, rocks, minerals, hands-on activities, science in motion, solar home, and Planetarium. Small science museum compared to others but you spend good 2-3 hours exploring. Children and adults won't get bored. Not a...More

Thank Claudia M
TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for working us into your holiday plans! We appreciate your visit and your 5 dot review!

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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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