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(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
Discovery Day at Tellus Science Museum

Discovery Day
Saturday, September 15, 2018
10 AM – 5 PM

Members: FREE
Non-members: Regular Admission

Get ready for a day of discovery featuring demonstrations and hands-on activities from local organizations!

CREATE

Sign up for one of our new Discovery Day workshops! You can make your own mood lamp or crystal radio during one of these hands-on sessions. Space is limited!

EDUCATE

At 2 PM in the Tellus Theater, inventor and Patent Agent Bob Lauf will share his insights gained through 40 years of experience. Learn about the evolution of an invention from the first wild idea, to a well-defined concept, to patenting and commercialization.

INNOVATE

Are YOU a maker? Showcase your interactive work at Discovery Day, whether your work is artistic, scientific, or just plain fun. Makers under 18 should bring an adult to help. Be creative and innovative, but please, no explosions, fire, liquids, or big messes. Registration is required to be an exhibitor.

Discovery Day at Tellus Science Museum

ARE YOU A MAKER?

Showcase your work at our Discovery Day. Whether your work is artistic, scientific, or just plain fun, it needs to have an interactive component for our visitors. All ages can bring their work, but makers under eighteen should bring an adult to help. We love explosions too, but those won’t work in the museum. Also no fire, liquids, or a big mess.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do you really want to be a part?

• Fill out the application and pay the registration fee.

• There will be a limited number of tables available; therefore, this will be a competitive application process.

• Please include an interactive component for our visitors.

Ok, I want to do this! What’s the catch?

Yeah, we know. We don’t like all the administrative stuff either, but somebody has to organize all this. So, here are the processing fees:

For applications received by August 20, there will be a processing fee ofRegister Now Button
• $20 for two tables in a 12’ x 12’ space
• $30 for four tables in a 24’ x 24’ space

For applications received between August 21 and September 7, there will a processing fee of
• $35 for two tables in a 12’ x 12’ space.
• $45 for four tables in a 24’ x 24’ space.

This non-refundable fee must be paid at the time of application to participate.

No more applications will be accepted after Friday, September 7!

Anything else I need to know?

• Standard display areas are 12’x12’ and include two eight foot table and two chairs, in the Tellus Banquet Rooms.

• Even though we love explosions those won’t work in the museum. Remember, no fire, no liquids, no big mess – just a lot of FUN!

• Flying objects, such as drones, can only be flown outside.

• Participants are expected to stay with their table from 10 AM to 4 PM, with breaks taken as needed.

• Set up begins at 8 AM, tear down at 4 PM.

• Participant, and one guest to assist at the table, will be admitted to the museum free of charge.

• Any sales made are the sole responsibility of the participant.

NEW THIS YEAR!

Tap into your inventor genes and join a workshop!

Workshop registration includes museum admission, workshop instruction, and one workshop kit.

Workshops are designed for ages 8+, no exceptions.

Reservations are limited.

Tellus Science Museum workshop

GET IN THE MOOD

Build your very own mini mood lamp!

Workshop times are:

10:30 AM – NOON

or 3 – 4:30 PM

Tellus Science Museum workshops

OFF THE GRID RADIO RESPONSE

Learn about the early days of radio and build your own crystal radio receiver.

Workshop time is:

NOON – 1:45 PM

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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

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