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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

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National Astronomy Day
Saturday, May 15, 2021
1 – 11 PM

Suitable for all ages.

Members: FREE
Non-Members: Regular Admission

Face Masks Required for this program at Tellus Science Museum

Face masks required in the Observatory and Planetarium.

AFTERNOON

Family Activities, 1 – 5 PM unless otherwise noted:

Woman looks through telescope for solar flares at Tellus Science Museum• Stargazing will begin at 1 PM in the Observatory to view our closest star, the Sun. We will be looking for sunspots and prominences through our solar telescope.

• Make your own nebula with paint.

• Use a sun spotter to sketch the Sun.

• Play astronomy games Space Bingo and Space Guess Quest.

• Learn about star formation and gravity wells.

• Experiment with shadows.

• See demonstrations and receive giveaways from a NASA Ambassador (1 – 4 PM).

EVENING

Family Activities, 5 – 8 PM unless otherwise noted:

Star Wars The Force Awakens movie poster• Stargazing continues in the Observatory until 11 PM, shifting to celestial objects such as Mars, the Moon, double star Gamma Leo, galaxies M81 and M82, and the Ghost of Jupiter nebula.

• Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens at 5:30 PM. Limited seating and tickets are first come, first serve.

• Make a Star Wars mask.

• Get a FREE Star Hat while supplies last.

• Take an outdoor star walk on the Museum grounds featuring a live tour of the night sky with Tellus Director of Education and Astronomer David Dundee. Star walks are at 9:30 PM and 10 PM.

THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSOR:

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17
Apr

Scout Saturday: Brownies

Tellus Science Museum
Saturday, 10 AM
04/17/2021

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18
Apr

Quiet Mornings at Tellus: Sensory Friendly Weekend

Tellus Science Museum
SAT + SUN, 9 AM
04/18/2021

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21
Apr

Lunch + Learn: How to Find an Inhabited Planet

Facebook LIVE + YouTube LIVE
Wednesday, 12:15 PM
04/21/2021

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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: $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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