Fizz, Bang, BOOM!

November 5th -learn all about chemistry & make some noise at the same time!

Shipwreck! Pirates & Treasure

Featuring some of the most extraordinary shipwrecks in the world

Living in the Age of Airplanes

Experience flying like never before!

Fun for the whole family!

3rd Friday of each month September - April

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.

  • Shipwreck! Pirates & Treasure

    Experience the thrill & excitement of shipwreck discovery LEARN MORE
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    You'll never look at your dinner table the same -exhibit opens October 1st! LEARN MORE
  • Living in the Age of Airplanes

    Experience flying like never before on the Giant Screen LEARN MORE
  • Science Center

    Discover all there is to see and do! Visit the Science Center's NEW feature WATER: Molecules in Motion! LEARN MORE
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