The Tellus Science Museum combines educational experiences and fun. The museum features a mineral gallery, a science in motion gallery, and a fossil gallery. Take your children to explore and learn about the creatures that are found in a typical Georgia backyard. This year-round exhibit helps children learn about earth science.
If you and your children are fascinated by dinosaurs, you shouldn’t miss the fossils exhibit at the Tellus. This exhibit shows off a Tyrannosaurus rex and the jaw of a prehistoric shark. The gigantic fossil is larger than an SUV. The museum’s underwater exhibit displays some of the largest fish found in Georgia.
Those of you who are curious about the solar system can sit back and learn about our galaxy. The museum’s planetarium show is an extra fee with a paid admission into the museum. There are two shows daily. The first show is $3 and the second show is $2. There are actually several shows from which to choose. You can find the titles and show times on the Tellus Museum website.
The Tellus Museum is open fro 10 am to 5 pm daily. The cafe, where you can get sandwiches and other munchies, is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Photo of of Tellus exhibit by R Amezaga