Putnam Museum and its collection

Putnam Museum

The Putnam Museum and Science Center , formerly Davenport Academy of Natural Sciences , is a museum of history and natural science and a science center 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 and a giant screen theater. It is located at 1717 West 12th Street, at the corner of Division and West 12th Street on "museum hill," near Fejervary Park . It is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution .

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Putnam Museum
1717 West 12th Street
IA 52804 Davenport

Visitor information Putnam Museum

Opening hours

10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
12:00 – 17:00


Adult: $9 ($1 off seniors over 60 and college students or military with ID) Youth (3-18 yrs.): $8 Youth (2 and younger): FREE Households with EBT card and ID$1.00
Seniors over 60 and college students or military with ID $1.00 discount
Youth (2 and younger)Free
Youth (3-18 yrs.)$8.00


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1717 West 12th Street, Davenport

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