Putnam Museum & Science Center

Putnam Museum & Science Center

How QCCT impacts the Putnam Museum & Science Center

Science and history come alive at the Smithsonian-affiliated Putnam Museum, with interactive exhibits that invite exploration, experimentation and fun.

Hoist yourself up and down with pulleys … race a robot … make your own paper rocket and launch it!

Then take a hike through wood and stream, identifying the birds, reptiles and animals hiding along the way.

Finally, enjoy a larger-than-life movie on the giant screen. From the Polar Express to Frozen 3D … and a tour of old Jerusalem to the world of our tiniest animals, Putnam movies delight kids from 2 to 92.

Here's what one QC grandma said after a day at the Putnam:
I just have to tell you- our 12 & 7 year-old grandsons came to visit the first week of Aug, and we all (the boys, our son, grandpa and me) came to the fantastic science exhibit.  We were there for hours and had THE best time. I am SO grateful for that day. Thankyou, as YOU are part of that memory!

Thanks to ongoing funding from QCCT, the Putnam is able to innovate and create new programs including outreach to schools, workshops and hands-on learning opportunities while bringing such blockbuster exhibits as Diana: A Celebration, and Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition.

Support through QCCT makes a lasting difference.

"The QCCT is the lifeblood of our vital organizations. Your support makes a difference to the region’s economic vitality as well as family life. We couldn’t do it without you."

Kim Findlay, Executive Director

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