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Contact Us

(770) 606-5700

Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $15.95 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $11.95 + tax
Student with ID: $11.95 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $13.95 + tax

Location

100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 606-5700
I-75 Exit 293
Cartersville, GA
Think Like An Archaeologist Summer Passport Program 2021 at Tellus Science Museum graphic

SUMMER PASSPORT PROGRAM IS JUNE AND JULY 2021 ONLY

Dig into some fun this summer with our “Think Like An Archaeologist” Summer Passport Program! Recommended for ages 5+ years old, this program will give children the chance to engage in an intensive archaeology-themed experience as well as explore the Weinman Mineral Gallery. This program will be led by Megan Kilgore, a 5th year anthropology PhD candidate at Emory University and assisted by Tellus Science Museum educators.

*Participants in this program will have the opportunity to be a part of Ms. Kilgore’s dissertation research on how children learn to make stone tools. Please contact Ms. Kilgore at mbeney@emory.edu for more information regarding the research study. 

For content or scheduling questions, please email darleneg@tellusmuseum.org or phone (770) 606-5699.

PROGRAM

  • Recommended for ages 5+ years old.
  • Two-hour program.
  • Participants will learn about the creation of tools from stone and tour the Weinman Mineral Gallery. While in our Labs, they will put their archaeology skills to the test with stone tool creations* and/or demonstrations. Everyone will have the opportunity to take something home from their own dig site. * For participants 8+ years ONLY.
  • After the program, visit other areas of the museum on your own.
  • Face masks required for this program.

Activities subject to change without notice.

Face Masks Required for this program at Tellus Science Museum

CHECK-IN

  • Arrive at 9:30 am for check-in.
  • Share how many students are attending.
  • Share how many leaders and adults are attending.

START TIMES

  • Monday – Friday throughout June and July.
  • The program is 10 AM – 12 PM. Please arrive at 9:30 AM for check-in.

PROGRAM PRICING

  • $10.00 per student
  • One FREE group leader with every 10 students.
  • Additional leaders and chaperones $15.95 each.
  • 10 person minimum requirement, including chaperones; 50 person maximum
  • Family Museum Membership does not cover the cost of children’s programs

PAYMENT

  • Full payment due upon arrival.
  • We require that one person check in and pay for the entire group and use one form of payment.
  • If attending multiple days, please bring payment each day or pre-pay for all groups ahead of time.
  • We accept checks made payable to Tellus Science Museum or Visa, Master Card, Discover, AMEX.

PLANETARIUM ADD-ON

  • Planetarium shows may be added for an additional $2 charge per person.
  • Please note that everyone will be charged the planetarium fee.
  • Available planetarium show times are 1:30 – 2:15 PM or 2:15 – 3 PM. Limited capacity.

LUNCH

  • Please leave lunches on the bus.
  • Outdoor picnic pavilion is available at no cost.
  • If you would like to purchase box lunches from our Café to eat in our pavilion, please call our Café at least a week in advance, (770) 606-5726.

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Still and video photography is permitted for personal and educational use only. Unless otherwise posted, photography is permitted in the exhibit galleries. Tripods are not permitted inside the museum building unless permission is granted by the museum. Exceptions may occur; please inquire at the museum’s Front Desk.

RESTROOM

  • For your comfort and convenience the museum has exterior restrooms located by the drop off circle. It will save instructional time if your students use this restroom upon arrival.

DIRECTIONS + PARKING

Please be sure to share all of this information with all participating leaders and responsible parties so that everyone involved will have the best experience possible! We cannot be responsible if a leader was not informed of our policies.

  • Physical Address: 100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3663, Cartersville, GA 30120
  • I-75 Exit 293 at Hwy 411, 45 miles north of Atlanta

For content or scheduling questions, please email darleneg@tellusmuseum.org or phone (770) 606-5699.

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MUSEUM HOURS

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.


ADMISSION

Members: FREE
Adults: $15.95 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $11.95 + tax
Student with ID: $11.95 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $13.95 + tax

LOCATION

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

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