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EXHIBIT HOURS
Mon – Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

MUSEUM STORE HOURS
Mon – Sat: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Earth Day Garbage Container Painting

Earth Day Garbage Container Painting

Lend a Hand for Earth Day! The Bettendorf, IA division of Republic Services is teaming up with the Putnam Museum for an Earth Day initiative…
April 23, 2024    
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe

On a tiny exotic island, Tuesday, an outgoing parrot lives with his quirky animal friends in paradise. However, Tuesday can’t stop dreaming about discovering the…
April 23, 2024    
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Jolly Roger

Jolly Roger

After surviving a shipwreck, Robinson Crusoe and his dog Aynsley are forced to make a new home on an uncharted island. Time passes, and his…
April 23, 2024    
12:00 pm - 12:10 pm
Tomb Racers

Tomb Racers

Racing through the blistering heat of windswept deserts, three treasure-hunters risk their lives to locate the legendary Lost Tomb of Egypt. Battered by dust storms…
April 23, 2024    
12:30 pm - 12:40 pm
Flight of the Butterflies

Flight of the Butterflies

The film covers Dr. Fred Urquhart's nearly 40-year-long scientific investigation into the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus), tracking the details of what is considered one of…
April 23, 2024    
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Volcanoes

Volcanoes

The Fires of Creation Earth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes have helped forge the world we know. From the…
April 23, 2024    
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Museum Alive!

Museum Alive!

The fantasy that drives sleepovers and fires the imagination of every museum visitor is at the very heart of Museum Alive 3D: what if the…
April 23, 2024    
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Museum Alive!

Museum Alive!

The fantasy that drives sleepovers and fires the imagination of every museum visitor is at the very heart of Museum Alive 3D: what if the…
April 24, 2024    
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe

On a tiny exotic island, Tuesday, an outgoing parrot lives with his quirky animal friends in paradise. However, Tuesday can’t stop dreaming about discovering the…
April 24, 2024    
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Jolly Roger

Jolly Roger

After surviving a shipwreck, Robinson Crusoe and his dog Aynsley are forced to make a new home on an uncharted island. Time passes, and his…
April 24, 2024    
1:00 pm - 1:10 pm
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Please Note: The Museum & Science Center will be closed for maintenance, cleaning, and updates January 8 -12.

We will resume normal hours on Saturday (1/13). Thank you for your patience, understanding and continued support!

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