Tellus Science Museum

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Tellus Science Museum
Apatosaurus at Tellus.JPG
Brontosaurus skeleton in the main lobby
Established 1983
Location 100 Tellus Drive
White, Georgia
Type Science museum
Director Jose Santamaria
Website Tellus Science Museum
Solar arrays at the museum

The Tellus Science Museum is a Smithsonian Institution-affiliate natural history and science museum near Cartersville, Georgia.

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Tellus was founded as the Weinman Mineral Museum in 1983, which closed in 2007 and was reopened as the Tellus Science Museum in 2009.[1] The museum retains the original mineral displays in the Weinman Mineral Gallery.[2]


  1. ^ "Weinman Mineral Museum". About North Georgia. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Turner, Dorie (April 6, 2009). "Dig for dinosaurs at new Georgia science museum". USA Today. Retrieved August 21, 2016. 

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Coordinates: 34°14′32″N 84°46′15″W / 34.24216°N 84.77084°W / 34.24216; -84.77084