Dive into the unknown!

Discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth with the GIANT Screen experience, "Oceans: Our Blue Planet 3D," now playing!

Don't miss the Japanese Tea Ceremony!

Connect to Japanese culture during this choreographed tea event on Nov. 3!

Research your finds at The Great Collectors & YOU!

Discover something new about items in YOUR collection with this exhibit!

The beloved holiday tradition is back!

Tickets go on sale starting Nov. 2 for members and Nov. 9 for nonmembers!

Experience More!

Whether you’re 2 or 92, there’s always something new to discover at the Putnam!

The Putnam is a place where people connect with history and ideas by doing, making and experiencing. Our classes and special events are a great complement to our hands-on exhibit galleries. There is always something new to discover and something for everyone at the Putnam.

  • Never Fear: Literary Heroines exhibit is here!

    Explore the lifestyle and apparel of women whose stories empower and endure. LEARN MORE
  • Retrace the life of Van Gogh — two weekends only!

    Paintings come to life for this stunning, feature-length film starting Oct. 27, exclusively at the Putnam! LEARN MORE
  • Go "Back to the Jurassic" with the area's first AR experience!

    Touch the untouchable: Interact with dinosaurs in real time! LEARN MORE
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