• Explorers: Fizz, Bubble, Goo - SOLD OUT!

    Date: December 05, 2020

    Time: 9 - 11 a.m.

    Location: Putnam Museum & Science Center





    This session is sold out. 

    Your child will investigate the science of chemistry and experiment with chemical reactions during Explorers on Saturday, December 5! Explorers will safely explore the world of a scientist while conducting and observing reactions that fizz, bubble, and goo!

    This workshop is $15 for Putnam Members and $20 for nonmembers.

    Advanced registration is required. Sign up online, or register over the phone by calling 563-324-1933.

    ABOUT EXPLORERS

    Parents can rest assured during Putnam Explorers workshops that their children are given the tools to examine, investigate, create and invent while exploring the museum and participating in fun, hands-on activities guided by Putnam educators. 

    We are commited to your child's safety. Workshop size is limited to 10 participants. Face coverings are worn by staff and are required by Explorers throughout the workshop, as well as parents when dropping off and picking up. Temperature checks will be required of all Explorers at check in. Disinfecting and handwashing will take place throughout the workshop. 

    Please keep your child home for their own safety if they have any underlying health conditions. Stay alert in the days leading up to the Explorers workshop for any signs of fever, runny nose, or cough and monitor exposure to COVID-19 positive individuals in your family or community. 

    We understand that guidelines and the state of COVID-19 is ever-changing. We are staying flexible and will be offering full refunds for any cancellations by the Putnam. 

     


  • FunBundle Friday

    Date: November 13, 2020

    Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Location: Putnam, Niabi Zoo, & QC Botanical Center


    Enter for a chance to win a FREE FunBundle, which gives your family memberships to the Quad City Botanical Center, Niabi Zoo and the Putnam, only on November 13!
     
    For one day only, visit the Putnam, Niabi Zoo, or Quad City Botanical Center to enter for a chance to win on FunBundle Friday!

    Can’t make it out? You can still join the fun. When you purchase a FunBundle on Nov.13 using the code FALLFUN you’ll get 25% off your FunBundle. That’s savings ON TOP of savings. 
     
    What’s a FunBundle, you ask? It’s your all-in-one membership to three Quad City favorites: the Botanical Center, Niabi Zoo and the Putnam Museum. It comes with tons of perks: 

         • One year FREE admission to all three locations. 
         • Access to member-only events. 
         • 10%+ discount to gift shops, concessions, education programs, and more. 
         • Free and discounted admission to zoos, museums and gardens nationwide. 

    Help us spread the word by sharing the Facebook Event with your friends! 
    Learn more and see the full list of perks at funbundleqc.com!

  • Explorers: Rivers and Oceans

    Date: November 07, 2020

    Time: 9 - 11 a.m.

    Location: Putnam Museum & Science Center





    Your child will explore the wonderful world of water during Explorers on Saturday, November 7! From rivers to oceans and the creatures that live there, Explorers will investigate the water cycle and why every drop of water counts. 

    This workshop is $15 for Putnam Members and $20 for nonmembers.

    Advanced registration is required. Sign up online, or register over the phone by calling 563-324-1933.

    About Explorers

    Parents can rest assured during Putnam Explorers workshops that their children are given the tools to examine, investigate, create and invent while exploring the museum and participating in fun, hands-on activities guided by Putnam educators. 

    We are commited to your child's safety. Workshop size is limited to 10 participants. Face coverings are worn by staff and are required by Explorers throughout the workshop, as well as parents when dropping off and picking up. Temperature checks will be required of all Explorers at check in. Disinfecting and handwashing will take place throughout the workshop. 

    Please keep your child home for their own safety if they have any underlying health conditions. Stay alert in the days leading up to the Explorers workshop for any signs of fever, runny nose, or cough and monitor exposure to COVID-19 positive individuals in your family or community. 

    We understand that guidelines and the state of COVID-19 is ever-changing. We are staying flexible and will be offering full refunds for any cancellations by the Putnam. 



  • Explorers: Our Solar System - SOLD OUT!

    Date: January 09, 2021

    Time: 9 - 11 a.m.

    Location: Putnam Museum & Science Center


    This session is sold out. 

    Explore planets in our Solar System and investigate our Moon! Explorers will experiment with craters and engineer a lunar lander on Saturday, January 9! 
     
    This workshop is $15 for Putnam Members and $20 for nonmembers.

    Advanced registration is required. Sign up online, or register over the phone by calling 563-324-1933.

    ABOUT EXPLORERS

    Parents can rest assured during Putnam Explorers workshops that their children are given the tools to examine, investigate, create and invent while exploring the museum and participating in fun, hands-on activities guided by Putnam educators. 

    We are commited to your child's safety. Workshop size is limited to 10 participants. Face coverings are worn by staff and are required by Explorers throughout the workshop, as well as parents when dropping off and picking up. Temperature checks will be required of all Explorers at check in. Disinfecting and handwashing will take place throughout the workshop. 

    Please keep your child home for their own safety if they have any underlying health conditions. Stay alert in the days leading up to the Explorers workshop for any signs of fever, runny nose, or cough and monitor exposure to COVID-19 positive individuals in your family or community. 

    We understand that guidelines and the state of COVID-19 is ever-changing. We are staying flexible and will be offering full refunds for any cancellations by the Putnam.


    This workshop is $15 for Putnam Members and $20 for nonmembers.

    Advanced registration is required. Sign up online, or register over the phone by calling 563-324-1933.

    ABOUT EXPLORERS

    Parents can rest assured during Putnam Explorers workshops that their children are given the tools to examine, investigate, create and invent while exploring the museum and participating in fun, hands-on activities guided by Putnam educators. 

    We are commited to your child's safety. Workshop size is limited to 10 participants. Face coverings are worn by staff and are required by Explorers throughout the workshop, as well as parents when dropping off and picking up. Temperature checks will be required of all Explorers at check in. Disinfecting and handwashing will take place throughout the workshop. 

    Please keep your child home for their own safety if they have any underlying health conditions. Stay alert in the days leading up to the Explorers workshop for any signs of fever, runny nose, or cough and monitor exposure to COVID-19 positive individuals in your family or community. 

    We understand that guidelines and the state of COVID-19 is ever-changing. We are staying flexible and will be offering full refunds for any cancellations by the Putnam. 

     

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