In-Museum Programs

Who doesn’t want to get a look “behind the scenes?” With over 170,000 items in our collection, we don’t have room to display it all! These programs have been developed by our curators specifically for our adult visitors to learn more about how and why museums collect artifacts and care for them. 

Each program lasts approximately 45 minutes and includes a PowerPoint presentation, time for Q & A, and most include museum artifacts from our collection which are not on display.

The program cost is $85.00 for up to 50 people in one program. To find out more information please contact Alice Loff at aloff@putnam.org or 563-336-7296.

Additional Information for Educators

Caring for Your Treasures
The Davenport Tablet Conspiracy
Scans Unwrap & Look Inside Our Mummies
Prehistory of the Quad Cities
Stitches Through Time – History of Quilting
Women’s Roles in Society: Fashion & History
Famous Fort Armstrong

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