Take a seat, lean back and prepare for an incredible ride in the Tellus planetarium on our new state-of-the-art projector. The digital projector will take you through our solar system to the edge of the galaxy and beyond.

Adults and children of all ages will enjoy this unique experience. Planetarium tickets are $3.50 for the first show with paid museum admission. A second show during a single visit to the museum costs $2.

 Summer Planetarium Schedule                 
 10:45 AM   Live Tour of Tonight’s Sky 
 11:30 AM  In My Backyard
 12:15 PM  Thrill Rides IV
 1:00 PM  Dawn of the Space Age
 1:45 PM  Thrill Rides IV
 2:30 PM  Live Tour of Tonight’s Sky
 3:15 PM  Thrill Rides IV
 4:00 PM  Dawn of the Space Age


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SpacePark360 LargeThrill Rides IV
Hold on to your seats as we ride roller coasters and other gravity-defying rides on other planets! The soundtrack has been locally produced and sung by Cartersville’s own Maggie Smith.
NOT recommended for anyone subject to motion sickness.

Recommended for ages 5 and up.




In my backyard showIn My Backyard
Join Fred Penner from TV’s Nickelodeon as he explores things large and small, from the colors of the rainbow, to reasons for the seasons and the stars at night. In My Backyard is especially designed for the youngest stargazers.

Recommended for ages 3 and up.



Dawn of the Space Age 
Relive the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite to the lunar landings and privately-operated space flights. Be immersed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space.

Recommended for ages 6 and up.



Michael Hall_MoonLive Tour of Tonight’s Sky
Enjoy this live presentation of the stars over Georgia and the stories behind the constellations.

Recommended for ages 6 and up.


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