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(770) 606-5700

Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $14 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $10 + tax
Student with ID: $10 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $12 + tax

Location

100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 606-5700
I-75 Exit 293
Cartersville, GA

Spring Break Science Escape at Tellus Science Museum

SPRING BREAK SCIENCE ESCAPE

Tuesday, April 4, 2017: GEOLOGY

10 AM – 5 PM

Members: FREE
Non-Members: Regular Admission

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Join us to explore different science careers each weekday during Spring Break! Come dressed as a scientist for fun photo ops each day!

• Meet science career professionals, 1 – 4 PM

• Enjoy themed activities, 10 AM – 4 PM

• Watch Smithsonian Science Q webcasts in the Theater, 10 AM – 5 PM

• Come dressed as a scientist for each day’s theme! (Please keep costumes G-rated as this is a family-friendly event.)

Tuesday: GEOLOGY
Geode cracking at Tellus Science Museum

• Meet Geologists Bill Montante, Billy Morris, John Absalon, and Tami Jovanelly, as well as Tellus Science Museum Executive Director Jose Santamaria.

• Crack your own geode.*

• Learn how to identify minerals.

• Purchase a Minerals of Georgia book and have it signed by Executive Director and book Editor Jose Santamaria.

ACTIVITY: Want to get your glimmer on? One of the premier exhibits at Tellus is the stunning purple amethyst geode from Brazil found at the entrance to the Weinman Mineral Gallery. You might wonder how amethyst quartz can be different colors? Find out the answer to this question and get your hands on some rock specimens as Tellus Educators show and tell how to identify the three types of rocks! One FREE amethyst point per person while supplies last!

*Geodes are $5 -$10.

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Mar

Mineral Symposium 2017

Saturday, 9 AM - 5 PM
03/25/2017

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3
Apr

Spring Break Science Escape – MONDAY

Monday, 10 AM - 5 PM
04/03/2017

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4
Apr

Spring Break Science Escape – TUESDAY

Tuesday, 10 AM - 5 PM
04/04/2017

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Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $14 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $10 + tax
Student with ID: $10 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $12 + tax

Location

100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 606-5700
I-75 Exit 293
Cartersville, GA

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