Quad Cities Jewish Heritage

Learn about the major influence of a small group in the Quad Cities Jewish Heritage Exhibit, on display at the Putnam Museum. LEARN MORE

Explore Science

Science Center

An inspiring, hands-on experience for everyone! Interacting with a bilingual robot, launching rockets and discovering the power of 230,000 volts... LEARN MORE

Fab Lab

The Hubbell-Waterman FabLab is a user-led digital fabrication laboratory for computer-based innovation, design and fabrication. The FabLab allows... LEARN MORE

Uncover History

River, Prairie & People

River, Prairie and People takes visitors back in time as they discover what the Quad Cities was like for its earliest inhabitants, and how the... LEARN MORE

Unearthing Ancient Egypt

Step into an ancient Egyptian tomb, discover how ancient Egyptians lived and what they required for a pleasant afterlife. Through a collection of... LEARN MORE

Asian Gallery

Experience the exotic culture of eastern Asia. The gallery keynote is a beautiful 18th century Japanese Shinto shrine. Explore the Bushido way of... LEARN MORE

Uwé Warúmi

Uwe’ Warumi (pronounced Oo-way Wah roomey – the Trading Place − while enjoyable for all visitors, was especially designed for children ages 4-10... LEARN MORE

Discover the natural world

Black Earth | Big River

Cross over the bridge and let the River guide you through the natural habitats of the Quad Cities area. Explore wetlands, woodlands, prairies and... LEARN MORE

Hall of Mammals

Explore the world of mammals at the Putnam! From the familiar cottontail rabbit in your backyard to the polar bears of the Arctic Circle, mammals –... LEARN MORE

Ocean Experience

Designed especially for kids and families, the Ocean Experience features different underwater habitats – from kelp forests and coral reefs to tidal... LEARN MORE


Jewish Traveling Exhibit

In Europe, laws restricted where Jews could live, their ability to have a say in their government, what careers they might pursue and when and whom... LEARN MORE
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