Included with museum admission; FREE for Burke members, w/UW ID, and children 4 & under
Bring your budding paleontologist to the Burke for monthly fossilized fun. Enjoy three prehistoric stations every month ranging from touching real fossils, making discoveries in the dino dig pit, solving dinosaur mysteries, dino dress-up and more. Activities and themes change monthly so there’s always something new!
In March, discover the bizarre animals and insects that lived during the Age of Dinosaurs and are still alive today! Spend some time bird watching on the UW campus, make a hungry shark, and learn more about echidnas, dragonflies, turtles and more.
- March 25: Ancient Animals (w/ Dig Pit!)
- April 29: Dino Environments (w/ Dig Pit!)
- May 27: Undersea Adventures (w/ Dig Pit!)
- June 24: Ice Ages (w/ Dig Pit!)
Can't get enough dinos? Make your child's birthday dino-rrific!
Give your budding paleontologist a birthday they'll never forget with one-of-a-kind prehistoric parties at the Burke Museum! Send the birthday boy or girl and their friends on a dino scavenger hunt in the galleries, make dinosaur masks, and dino-stomp around galleries featuring the only real dinosaur fossils on display in Washington state! Learn more.