Tellus Museum, in Cartersville, is not only Northwest Georgia’s premier science museum and planetarium but many would argue it is the best science museum around! Who says the only dinosaur museum in Atlanta has to actually be in Atlanta? With over 120,000 square feet and galleries including the Weinman Mineral Gallery, The Fossil Gallery, Science in Motion and The Collins Family My Big Backyard, Tellus is a museum you don’t want your kids to miss!
Postcard of Diplodocus carnegiei skeleton cast at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. Arthur Coggeshall and William Holland from the Carnegie Museum, along with Marcellin Boule of the Paris museum seated and surrounded by museum technicians. The impressive cast was a gift from US industrialist Andrew Carnegie. Photo c. 1908.