If you are looking for a free and family-friendly educational event this weekend, then make plans to head to the Putnam Museum!

This weekend only, the NASA Journey to Tomorrow Trailer will be on-site in the parking lot of the Putnam Museum, visiting from the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio! This traveling exhibit is a fun-filled interactive experience with learning stations and engaging activities. The exhibit also features an actual genuine moon rock artifact returned to Earth by the crew of the Apollo 17 lunar landing mission.

Adventures in Space weekend will take place in the Putnam’s Grand Lobby, as well. The Giant Screen will also be playing a variety of shows (regular documentary admission does apply).

All of the Adventure in Space activities are FREE to visitors! Here are the exhibit hours:

Oct 20                     10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Oct 21                     10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct 22                     12-5 p.m.

For questions or more information about this weekend event, contact Brittany Glass at bglass@putnam.org or (563) 336-7290.

Head to the Putnam Museum this weekend for an out of this world experience!


Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.