The Putnam Museum & Science Center, Davenport

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  • the museum is a great size for kids and elders. there are so many things to see and do. i truly enjoyed the forensics exhibit ane fantastic classroom experience. in fact, i came back to enroll my...  more »
  • Even with COVID-19 closing down the hands on exhibits, The Putnam is the museum of my childhood. Amazing mummies and antiquities from around the world, environmental history from the Devonian Era to.....  more »
  • Where else can you introduce a child to a mummy, and let them hands on explore physics. They had no clue they were learning. It was just a great adventure. And they are asking to go back. That is the best praise any place can get.
  • We had a lot of fun here! Plan on spending at least 2-3 hours here and add a few more if watching a movie. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We couldn't get our dinosaur exhibit pictures to send to us though which was a bummer. Hopefully they will look into an attendant being there to help answer questions.

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