Explore the wonders of science, from prehistoric fossils to the secrets of outer space at Tellus Science Museum. The Tellus Science Museum is a Smithsonian Institution-affiliate natural history and science museum in Cartersville, Georgia. Tellus features four main galleries: The Weinman Mineral Gallery, The Fossil Gallery, Science in Motion and The Collins Family My Big Backyard. A 120-seat digital planetarium and an observatory with a state-of-the-art 20-inch telescope is also located at Tellus.
Sunday-Saturday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Admission & Fees
Active Military with ID $0.00
Student with ID $10.00
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Located in the heart of metropolitan Los Angeles, the La Brea Tar Pits are one of the world’s most famous fossil localities. Back in 1875, a group of amateur paleontologists discovered animal remains in the pits at Rancho La Brea, which bubbled with asphalt from a petroleum lake under what is now Hancock Park. Some 130 years later, the pros are still at work here, having dragged more than 3.5 million fossils from the mire. Many of these specimens are now on display in this delightfully old fashioned museum, which can’t have changed much since it opened in 1977. On display inside the museum are mammoths, saber-toothed cats, dire wolves, giant sloths and more. The big hit here is the tar pull, which gives kids a chance to test their strength to discover what it’s like to be trapped in tar.
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Dinosaur Provincial Park is located about two and a half hours drive southeast of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The nearly 29-square-mile (75-square-km) park is best known for its extensive fossil beds, within which have been identified some 35 different species of dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous Epoch (about 100 to 65 million years ago). Over 300 dinosaur skeletons have been found here. The park protects a very complex ecosystem including three communities: prairie grasslands, badlands, and riverside cottonwoods. Its ecosystem is surrounded by prairies but is unique unto itself. The park offers unique and stunning scenery, great camping and over a dozen interpretive programs designed to educate and entertain visitors of all ages.
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The Royal Ontario Museum aka “The ROM” is an incredible museum that all visitors to Toronto must see. The Exibits are all fantastic and amazing! There is definitely something for everyone here. Permanent exhibit of dinosaurs including tyrannosaurus, parasaurolophus and triceratops. The museum is situated north of Queen’s Park and east of Philosopher’s Walk in the University of Toronto.
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