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Tellus Science Museum

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Address: 100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
Phone Number: +1 770-606-5700
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Description: Tellus is a 120,000 square foot science museum located in Cartersville...
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.
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Tellus is a beautiful museum with extraordinary exhibits that are exquisitely displayed. It is a great place to take the kids, as well as adults. There is something for everyone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Cartersville, Georgia
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Cartersville, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Tellus is a beautiful museum with extraordinary exhibits that are exquisitely displayed. It is a great place to take the kids, as well as adults. There is something for everyone. Their fossil gallery brings the past to life, the mineral gallery contains beautiful and educational specimens, the science in motion gallery is every vehicle lover's dream, and the big backyard... More 

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We give you 5 dots for your excellent review! Thank you for visiting and we hope you'll be back often! :) More 

Toledo, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

A very nice facility! Loved the planetarium and all of the exhibits. A great way to spend an afternoon with kids.

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Thank you for the great 5 dot review! Hopefully, you'll be back often! :) More 

Cohutta, Georgia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a smaller science museum. My favorite part was the rock exhibit. The museum won't take much longer than 2 hours to go through. Older children (12+) may get bored easily.

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TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this review

Hi Mikaela G! Thank you for taking the time to review Tellus Science Museum. The rocks and minerals are a favorite of many visitors - especially the fluorescent minerals! The museum offers many events throughout the year, so I hope you'll come back again soon! More 

Marietta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you love rocks and gems then this is the place for you. They have some really fun stuff for both kids and adults. We have a family of four and me thinks two or three visits will be our max so we got the family pass. My seven year old loved the kid interaction room. They both liked the... More 

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TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the 4 dot review! We offer lots of fun events all year long, in addition to 3 traveling exhibit spaces. I hope you'll get to take advantage of everything using your annual membership. If you can think of a way we can turn your 4 dot review into a 5 dot review, please let us know... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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155 reviews 155 reviews
39 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Traveled there with my wife, son and grandson and we couldn't get our grandson out of there. He was ecstatic with the displays and hands-on science games and projects there. It is an interesting and far-reaching museum of scientific findings, displays and fun things to see and do for adults and children. Our son and grandson had a ball there... More 

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TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this review

Awesome 5 dot review! Thank you so much for visiting and we hope you'll come back often! More 

Alpharetta, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Great experience for all ages. There is something for kids to grandparents. They have many exhibits related to local areas in Georgia. Will go back.

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Awesome 5 dot review! Thank you so much for visiting and we hope you'll come back often! More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Good way to spend an afternoon. Bring a wheelchair if you are walking limited. All flat but large. Holds attention well for kids over 5.

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TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 4 dot review! If there is something we can do to earn the 5th dot, please contact info@tellusmuseum.org. More 

Gatlinburg, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My wife and myself visited was ok nothing great, seems a little light on the tech side of things, very heavy on the geology, planetarium was good, over all not really worth the price for adults. but was ok.

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TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Tellus Science Museum. If you have suggestions on how we can improve the museum for visitor experiences, please don't hesitate to contact us at (770) 606-5700. More 

Suwanee, Georgia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My daughter and I love Tellus! I have been a member for at least the past 4 years. It's quite a distance for us to drive but it's always worth it. It's a bit secluded being that it's in Cartersville about 30 minutes north of Atlanta on I-75N. We like to go during the week in the summer and it's... More 

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TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this review

We are so grateful for your 5 dot review! You covered all the bases!! Thank you for supporting the museum through your membership and visitation. We hope you'll be a member for years to come! More 

Euharlee, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Tellus Science Museum has everything science enthusiasts could want. Minerals and gems, space exploration, history of transportation, dinosaurs and fossils, a kids exploration area and more! I never get bored when I visit Tellus - the exhibits are wonderful - there is always something awesome to see. The gift shop offers a great variety of items as well.

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TellusMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Tellus Science Museum, responded to this review

Woohoo! We love 5 dot reviews! Thank you so much for your kind words about Tellus Science Museum. We appreciate your detailed review and we hope you'll visit with us often. We invite you to check our events calendar on our website for the latest special exhibits and upcoming events. More 

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Address: Address: 100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
Phone Number: +1 770-606-5700
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Cartersville

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