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OMg! Elements of Surprise

Discover the building blocks that shape YOUR WORLD through an all-new Putnam exhibit experience! You belong here!

NEW EXHIBIT - OPENING SOON! 
Celebrate the year of the Periodic Table!

Even though ELEMENTS ARE EVERYWHERE, our immeasurably complex universe is actually made up of a very limited number of them. In this fascinating, interactive exhibit, you’ll discover how these elements shape our world and the remarkable stories of how elements were discovered! Spark chemical reactions, build molecules and discover the elements that make up EVERYTHING — the air we breathe, the water we drink, the earth we walk on AND YOU!

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Rube Goldberg, The World of Hilarious Invention Exhibit!

Discover the creative process behind Rube Goldberg’s fantastically ridiculous machines and dream up your own inventions with the Rube Goldberg™, The World of Hilarious Invention! exhibit — NOW OPEN! This exhibit showcases Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and inventor Rube Goldberg’s iconic contraptions, imaginative illustrations and humorous storytelling, celebrating his skills as both an artist and inventor. Sept. 28, 2019 - January 5, 2020

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The Polar Express Pajama Party

This annual tradition features a screening of The Polar Express 3D on the Putnam’s GIANT Screen in your PJs, hot chocolate with a souvenir Putnam ornament, a lights-out adventure through the museum, face painting and other holiday activities.

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Back From The Brink

Discover the true story of 3 species saved from extinction!

Experience the remarkable true story of three animal species rescued from extinction with Back From The Brink 3D on the Putnam’s GIANT Screen!

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Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs

Piece together the clues of Egyptian mummies in a sensory friendly setting! It's a mystery 3,000 years in the making! Follow researchers and explorers as they piece together the clues of Egyptian mummies in a sensory-friendly screening of "Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs" on Sunday, Oct. 13.

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