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.
Arsenal of Innovation
Experience the impressive manufacturing and weaponry innovations!
D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D
June 6, 1944. A historic landing changed the world.
Quad Cities Jewish Heritage
Learn about the major influence of a small group in the Quad Cities Jewish Heritage Exhibit.
Everyone's A Critic
Think you have what it takes to be a critic? Screen a never before seen film on the GIANT Screen - click here to learn more!
World Adventure Series
Visit far, far away lands from the comfort of our National Georgaphic GIANT screen theater!
Tiny Giants 3D
In an adventure of giant proportions, Tiny Giants 3D reveals the astonishing lives of the smallest of animals.