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June 5 to June 12: Quad Cities Museum Week

Though the school year is ending, that doesn’t mean that education is on break. Visit Quad Cities and area museums have teamed up for Quad Cities Museum Week, taking place June 5 to June 12. 

During the week-long event, museums throughout the Quad Cities are will welcome visitors with activities, new exhibits, discounted admissions, tours, special programs and more. Quad Cities’ museums offers something for all ages and interests, from arts and history to science and technology.

Of note, the Family Museum in Bettendorf has launched the new Thomas & Friends exhibit to the delight of the youngest museum-goers!

Bix Beiderbecke Museum & Archives – complimentary admission and extended hours

Buffalo Bill Museum – $1 off adult and senior admission

Buffalo Bill Cody Homestead – complimentary admission when you mention “QC Museum Week”

Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House – complimentary tours, programs and exhibits

Colonel Davenport House – Pioneer Days June 11 and June 12, from noon to 4:30 p.m. each day

Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village – free admission and live demonstrations of old world crafts on select dates

Davenport School Museum – complimentary admission and new exhibits

Family Museum – new Thomas & Friends exhibit

Figge Art Museum – special programming throughout the week for all ages 

German American Heritage Center – complimentary admission

Hauberg Estate – complimentary “Behind the Scenes” tours

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum – complimentary admission and gift shop discount

John Hauberg Indian Museum – complimentary admission and farming activity (sensory table)

Karpeles Manuscript Museum – complimentary admission and scavenger hunt with prizes

Putnam Museum & Science Center – $5 discounted admission and special movie, Kaluoka-Hina, playing on the GIANT Screen

The Sawmill Museum – buy-one-get-one-free admission

Area museums encourage visitors to post about their museum experiences on social media using the hashtag #QCMuseumWeek. To learn more about Quad Cities Museum Week, go to

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