Welcome Back!

We're open! Reservations encouraged. Read our new guidelines. Please note the science center is closed.

Register today for Summer Camp!

Educational opportunities remain for K through 5th Grade!

Take a Virtual Tour of our Suffrage Exhibit!

Learn about local women who pushed for change and got the right to vote!

Explore, Learn & Play at Home

Enjoy a collection of fun science experiments and activities YOU can do at home.

Register for Summer Camps Here


Whether you’re 2 or 92, there’s always something new to discover at the Putnam!

The Putnam is a place where people connect with history and ideas by doing, making and experiencing. Our classes and special events are a great complement to our hands-on exhibit galleries. There is always something new to discover and something for everyone at the Putnam.

  • Be a part of our Contemporary History project!

    We are Living History right now! Help us document it. ... LEARN MORE
  • Discover the weird and wonderful periodic table!

    Find out how elements shape our world with a Putnam original, hands-on exhibit! LEARN MORE
  • Learning starts at home!

    Discover fun science experiments and activities from our Education Department, and make learning fun! LEARN MORE
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