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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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Mineral Symposium 2021: Mineral Collecting

Monday, March 15 – Friday, March 19, 2021
Daily Lecture at 12:15 PM

Watch Live GraphicJoin us on Facebook LIVE to hear a different expert in the field each day and learn about mineral collecting. Speakers will discuss building a collection on any budget, valuing your collection and assessing its quality, joining a mineral collecting organization, and going out in the field to collect.

* This scientific mineral symposium is recommended for those with a geologic background and general mineral knowledge.

 * Speaker lineup subject to change without notice.

FRIDAY: FIELD COLLECTING

Jeff Deere, Mineral CollectorJeff Deere, Mineral Collector

Jeff will speak on field collecting and will share his views on the rewarding aspects of field collecting, with a focus on the Southeastern US and Georgia. Special emphasis is given to mineral clubs and their role in science education. Additional observations are provided on contemporary collectors, specimen acquisitions, and museum donations.

Jeff Deere holds a lifelong interest in Geology and a passion for collecting specimens in the field. He served as field trip chairman for the Rome Georgia Mineral Society for 17 years, is a member of the Georgia Mineral Society, and is a Tellus Science Museum member, Tellus RockFest volunteer, and donor. He resides in Cartersville, Georgia, with his wife Desiree of 35 years, and their dog Baxter.

5
Mar

Evening Sky Watch

Tellus Science Museum
Friday, 7 - 9 PM
03/05/2021

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10
Mar

Ask the Expert: Mineral Collecting

Facebook LIVE
Wednesday, 2 PM
03/10/2021

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13
Mar

Scout Saturday: Wolf Cub Scouts

Saturday, 10 AM – 12:30 PM
03/13/2021

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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: $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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