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NIU group going to Putnam Museum

Published: Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

The Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association will visit the Putnam Museum in Davenport, Iowa, and its two special exhibits, “Jerusalem” and “Diana: A Celebration,” on Nov. 9.

Visitors can see 150 objects, including the famed royal wedding gown, in an exhibition that chronicles the life of the late Diana, Princess of Wales. 

“Jerusalem” is a 3D, IMAX film from the producer of films such as “Gandhi,” “Dances with Wolves” and “Driving Miss Daisy.”

The group will depart at 9 a.m. and head back to DeKalb at 3:30 p.m.

The cost is $79 per person and includes roundtrip motor coach, box lunch, admission to the museum, film and special exhibit. Reservations are now being accepted until space is gone.

For information and reservations, call Carder Travel at 815-756-1547.

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