Tellus Science Museum
For hands-on fun for all ages, take your child to Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville. This 120,000-square-foot museum features four main areas: the Fossil Gallery, Science in Motion Gallery, the Weinman Mineral Gallery, and the Collins Family My Big Backyard. Special exhibits and events are also featured throughout the year. Visit http://tellusmuseum.org for more information.
Night at the Museum
Aug. 9, 6-10 p.m.
Let your child meet and greet with Albert Einstein or Indiana Jones on this special night, when real and fictional scientists and inventors come to life. Kids can talk to the Wright brothers or Captain America about defying the laws of gravity, and they can come dressed up as their favorite person from history or fiction for a costume contest. Every visitor will also receive an autograph book to document this special night.
This event is suitable for all ages. Tickets are on sale now.
Members: $10 Non-Members: $20
Advance ticket purchase recommended, as this event may sell out. Call 770-606-5700 ext. 431 to purchase your tickets.
Location: 100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville
(Exit 293 off I-75; about 45 minutes from Atlanta) 770-606-5700; tellusmuseum.org
Hours: Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: $14 adults; $10 children 3-17; free for ages 2 and younger; $3.50 tickets to planetarium shows/movies
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