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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

RockFest 30 at Tellus Science Museum Graphic

RockFest 30
10 AM – 5 PM

Suitable for all ages.

Members: FREE
Non-Members: Regular Admission

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Win a Prize at RockFest 30 at Tellus Science Museum Graphic
Little girl looks on at cracked geode specimen at Tellus Science Museum

GEM, MINERAL, FOSSIL, AND JEWELRY DEALERS from across the country will display and sell their wares at Tellus Science Museum. See rare and exotic jewelry, ancient fossils, and rocks from around the world that can be purchased for your own collection. Enjoy demonstrations and activities for kids!  All dealers will honor the Tellus member discount so members can save 10% off your purchase (minimum purchase may be required).

• MINERAL IDENTIFICATION
Bring your own geologic treasures and have them identified by Tellus experts.

• ROCK KNAPPING
Megan Kilgore, a 5th year anthropology PhD candidate at Emory University will provide a demonstration on how to make basic, Oldowan-style stone tools.

• LAPIDARY DEMONSTRATIONS
Watch cabochon and faceted gemstone demonstrations.

• GEODE CRACKIN’
Purchase your own geode and have it cracked open to see what treasure you might find inside.

• DOOR PRIZES
RockFest dealers have provided door prizes to be given away every hour.

• GRAND PRIZE
Event guests can register to win a beautiful amethyst specimen to be given away at the end of the event.

• KIDS ACTIVITIES
Rock & Bead Necklaces – Use your artistic creativity and make a rock and bead necklace.
Rock Bingo – Learn about rocks and minerals as you play Rock Bingo. Winners will get a prize!

Need a break during this very busy day? The Tellus Café will be serving a cookout style menu inside and at the back patio restaurant.

Members can enjoy a complimentary frozen treat. Just look for the We ♥ Our Members banner to get your treat!

ROCKFEST DEALERS

# Dealer
1 Oconee Minerals
2 Ocean Explorer
3 Planetary Parts
4 Amber America
5 Lost Cove Minerals
6 Unique Gems + Lapidary
7 S & J Fine Jewelry
8 Peach State Gem + Mineral Company
9 Velima’s Crafts
10 Jewelry by Je Layne
# Dealer
1 + 2 Nightjar Minerals
3 + 4
Ken Dodd
6 Jasper in June
7 Paragenesis Minerals
8 GB Bling
9 + 10
Rockhounds & Relics Trading Company
11 + 12 BCO South
13 + 14 P. Loraine Artisanry
15 + 16 Wayne Ramsey Minerals

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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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