Take a trip Around the World at the Putnam

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October 02, 2017
Sept. 26, 2017 (Davenport, Iowa) – Take a trip to “the top of the world,” surround yourself in wilderness country and discover the beauty of deserts in the 2017-2018 World Adventure Series, a series of documentaries that takes viewers on a trip around the globe, returning to the Putnam Tuesday, Oct. 10.

“Our World Adventure Series takes guests on a six-story tall trip around the world,” says Kim Findlay, president and CEO. “What better way to experience these countries, cultures and lifestyles than on the GIANT Screen?”

The World Adventure Series will kick off on Tuesday, Oct. 10 with each documentary showing at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets for the complete series are $37.50 for adults or $32.50 for adult Putnam members and $30 for youth or $25 for youth members. Individual documentary tickets can also be purchased for $8.50 for adults or $7 for youth.

The complete World Adventure Series is listed below:
Tuesday, Oct. 10 –Tibet: A Light in the Darkness
Tuesday, Nov. 14 –Superior, Land of the Woodland Drummer
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 –The Lure & Lore of Deserts
Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018 –Promised Land: Adventures in the Middle East
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2018 –Guatemala, Land of the Maya
For more information about the World Adventure Series and to purchase tickets, visit or call 563-324-1933.
About the Putnam
2017 marked the start of 150 years that the Putnam has been inspiring ideas, dialogue and interaction among people of all ages. And today, we’re better than ever with hands-on fun for the whole family. Launch rockets or interact with a robot in our Science Center, “touch the untouchable” in our Augmented Reality Experience,  visit our famous mummies in Unearthing Ancient Egypt, climb into a tree house in Black Earth | Big River or go back in time to see our region’s history in River, Prairie and People. Also experience internationally recognized traveling exhibits or take in a movie in our National Geographic Giant Screen Theater with a screen towering six stories tall. Our welcoming team is dedicated to helping you discover and explore in a friendly and engaging place.
For more information about current and upcoming events, exhibits and movies, visit

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