Arsenal of Innovation
Experience artifacts from Rock Island Arsenal Museum collection that showcase the history of innovations made in manufacturing and weaponry.
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.
An inspiring, hands-on experience for everyone! Interacting with a bilingual robot, launching rockets and discovering the power of 230,000 volts...
The Hubbell-Waterman FabLab is a user-led digital fabrication laboratory for computer-based innovation, design and fabrication. The FabLab allows...
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...
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...
Experience the exotic culture of eastern Asia. The gallery keynote is a beautiful 18th century Japanese Shinto shrine. Explore the Bushido way of...
Uwe’ Warumi (pronounced Oo-way Wah roomey – the Trading Place − while enjoyable for all visitors, was especially designed for children ages 4-10...
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...
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 –...
Designed especially for kids and families, the Ocean Experience features different underwater habitats – from kelp forests and coral reefs to tidal...
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...