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Established  1867
Phone  +1 563-324-1933
Website  putnam.org
Founded  1867
Putnam Museum
Location  Davenport, Iowa, United States
Type  History and Science Museum
Address  1717 W 12th St, Davenport, IA 52804, USA
Hours  Open today · 10AM–5PMThursday10AM–5PMFriday10AM–5PMSaturday10AM–5PMSunday12–5PMMonday10AM–5PMTuesday10AM–5PMWednesday10AM–5PMSuggest an edit
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The Putnam Museum is a museum of history and natural science in Davenport, Iowa, United States. The museum was founded in 1867, and was one of the first museums west of the Mississippi River. It houses 160,000 historical artifacts and specimens. It is located at 1717 West 12th Street, at the corner of Division and West 12th Street on "museum hill," near Fejervary Park.

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The theatre has one of the largest movie screens in the state of Iowa, 57' by 70'.

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Exhibits

Black Earth, Big River is an exploration of the past and present habitats of the Quad-Cities region. Black Earth, Big River, the newest permanent exhibit in the museum features a 718-gallon aquarium filled with river fish, a cave, and a huge oak tree. Habitats and wildlife are explained throughout the exhibit, along with stories of the region.

Hall of Mammals explains various mammals through many means. Photographs, hands-on activities, and realistic dioramas are all provided in this multi-sensory exhibit. From the Arctic polar bears to the African zebras, many different animals are explored in this exhibit.

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Putnam Museum Wikipedia


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