In-Museum Programs

K - 8th Grade

Looking for an interactive boost to your school’s field trip? Look no further than our wide array of in-museum programs and guided tours! Review the options below and find out which is best for your class.

For more information or to sign up for any of our in-museum programs or tours, please contact Education Services Coordinator Bridget Boyd-Carlson at 563-336-7308 or email

Our thanks to 3M Foundation for supporting programs for schools.

Additional Information for Educators

Ancient Egypt: Isis Neferit
The Case of the Talking Skulls
Every Drop Counts
Coral Reefs & Beyond
Stranger in a Strange Land
Weather Rocks!
Innovations of Engineering
Our Changing Planet
Preschool Packs
Traditional Scavenger Hunts

Discovery Dome

An educational "out-of-this-world" experience! 

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Educator Resource Guide

Learn how your class can visit and experience the Putnam, or how we can bring the Putnam to you!
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