Sorry about that!

Museum exhibits will be closed today but will reopen tonight at 5:30 for a special showing of The Polar Express 3D on the GIANT Screen

Experience More!

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.

  • Shipwreck! Pirates & Treasure

    Experience the thrill & excitement of shipwreck discovery LEARN MORE
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    You'll never look at your dinner table the same -exhibit opens October 1st! LEARN MORE
  • Living in the Age of Airplanes

    Experience flying like never before on the Giant Screen LEARN MORE
  • Science Center

    Discover all there is to see and do! Visit the Science Center's NEW feature WATER: Molecules in Motion! LEARN MORE
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