Dino Birthday Parties

Fossils, friends and fun!

Customize your party with your own dino décor.
Photo: Burke Museum

Two kids uncover a replica fossil in a dig pit.

Explore different fossil activities.
Photo: Burke Museum

Customize your party with your own dino décor.
Photo: Burke Museum

Dino masks

Make dinosaur masks with your guests.
Photo: Burke Museum

Dino party favors are available for an additional charge.
Photo: Burke Museum

Boy holding T. rex tooth

Explore different fossil activities.
Photo: Lora Shinn

Dino Birthday Parties

Make your 4–8 year old'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 kid 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!

All Dino Birthday Parties include:
  • Private use of the Burke Room or Boiserie Room for two hours (customize with your own dino table décor!)
  • Three staff-guided activities, including a dino mask craft, fossil find scavenger hunt, and dig pit
  • 15 minute early party entry to set up your own refreshments and decorations
Parties for up to 8 Children
  • All-day museum admission for 8 children and 8 adults (a $140 value)
  • One dedicated party staff member
  • One dig pit accomodating up to 8 children
  • Cost: $300*
Parties for up to 16 Children
  • All-day museum admission for 16 children and 16 adults (a $280 value)
  • Two dedicated party staff members
  • Two dig pits accomodating up to 16 children
  • Cost: $400*
Book your event today!

Dino Birthday Parties are offered on Saturdays and Sundays, with two time slots available each day:

  • 10 AM – noon
  • 1–3 PM

Parties must be scheduled at least two weeks prior to your desired date. All dates and times are booked on a first come, first-served basis and are subject to availability. Please inquire about availability and cost for parties of more than 16 children or to request additional staff.

Book your party today!

Members save 10% on all party fees. Not a member? Join today!

*Dino party favors are also available for $5 each. All fees and payments are non-refundable.

Ready to schedule?
Fill out our online Private Event Inquiry form or email us at useburke@uw.edu, and please let us know:
  • Requested day and time
  • Birthday child's name
  • Age child will turn on birthday
  • Approximate size of your group


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