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(770) 606-5700

Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $17
Children (3 – 17): $13
Student with ID: $13
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $15

Location

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

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FOSSIL SYMPOSIUM

Saturday, August 21, 2021
9 AM – 1 PM

Members: $15
Non-members: $30

Registration is required and closes at noon on Monday, August 16, 2021. Registration includes continental breakfast, symposium lectures, and lunch. Recommended for ages 8+ with a working knowledge of geology and paleontology.

Enjoy four lectures by some of the Southeast’s top paleontologists followed by lunch with fellow fossil lovers!

9 AM Check-In + Coffee Social
10 AM Lecture: Ashley Manning-Berg – Analysis of Preserved Microfossils in Silicified Stromatolites from Northwest Georgia
10:30 AM Lecture: George Phillips – Chondrichthyans & Gerard R. Case: A Brief Bio of a Brooklyn Boy and His Passion for Fossil Sharks, Rays, and Chimaeras
11 AM Lecture: Burt Carter – The Role of Fossils in Unraveling the History of the Dougherty Plain in Georgia
11:30 AM Lecture: Paul Huddlestun – The Ocala Group: The Largest Marine Transgression in the Coastal Plain’s Geologic Record
12 – 1 PM Lunch + PAG Business Meeting
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STICK AROUND!

Following the Fossil Symposium, enjoy an afternoon of hands-on family fun at FossilMania 2021!

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Fossil Symposium

Tellus Science Museum
Saturday, 9 AM - 1 PM
08/21/2021

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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: $17
Children (3 – 17): $13
Student with ID: $13
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $15

LOCATION

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

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