Tellus Science Museum
Brontosaurus skeleton in the main lobby
|Location||100 Tellus Drive
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- A large collection of mineral samples
- Complete replicas of several dinosaurs and prehistoric animals.
- Simulated fossil dig site and gem panning (for non-gold minerals).
- A photovoltaic array and wind turbine to supply power to the facility.
- A prototype eco-friendly home, developed by West Virginia University in a national competition.
Tellus was founded as the Weinman Mineral Museum in 1983, which closed in 2007 and was reopened as the Tellus Science Museum in 2009. The museum retains the original mineral displays in the Weinman Mineral Gallery.
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