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.
2016 Summer Camps
Spend the summer discovering, inventing and engaging in amazing experiences at the Putnam Museum. Now on sale!
Paper Tigers FREE community event
Paper Tigers looks at the effects of trauma on the youth and how one community transformed its culture to respond.
Quad Cities Museum Week
Discover the Mysteries, go on scavenger hunts and meet Travel Channel's host of Mysteries at the Musem
Discover all there is to see and do! Experience hands-on fun for everyone in our interactive Science Center.