Events at the Burke

There’s always something interesting going on at the Burke!

Exterior of the Burke Museum

Celebrate your boundless curiosity with free admission to the Burke with a Smithsonian Museum Day ticket.

Date:
September 22, 2018
Time:
10 AM – 5 PM
Visitors look at the Tufts-Love T. rex skull in the paleo prep lab in Testing, Testing 1-2-3
Step into our fossil prep lab to watch as Burke paleontologists carefully prepare fossils! 
 
Date:
September 28, 2018
Time:
12–4 PM

Bring your budding paleontologist to the Burke for monthly fossilized fun!

Date:
September 30, 2018
Time:
11 AM – 4 PM
boy with his hands and nose pressed against the glass of a case holding a triceratops skull replica

On the first Thursday of every month, admission to the Burke Museum is FREE and the museum is open until 8 pm. 

Date:
October 4, 2018
Time:
10 AM – 8 PM

Get up close to the T. rex skull and other fossils when we open the doors to the Testing, Testing 1-2-3: Work in Progress fossil prep lab on National Fossil Day.

Date:
October 13, 2018
Time:
1–5 PM
Visitors look at the Tufts-Love T. rex skull in the paleo prep lab in Testing, Testing 1-2-3
Step into our fossil prep lab to watch as Burke paleontologists carefully prepare fossils! 
 
Date:
October 26, 2018
Time:
12–4 PM

Bring your budding paleontologist to the Burke for monthly fossilized fun!

Date:
October 28, 2018
Time:
11 AM – 4 PM
boy with his hands and nose pressed against the glass of a case holding a triceratops skull replica

On the first Thursday of every month, admission to the Burke Museum is FREE and the museum is open until 8 pm. 

Date:
November 1, 2018
Time:
10 AM – 8 PM

Enjoy dance and music performances throughout the evening as we celebrate 20 years of Pacific Voices.

Date:
November 1, 2018
Time:
4–7:30 PM

Bring your budding paleontologist to the Burke for monthly fossilized fun!

Date:
November 25, 2018
Time:
11 AM – 4 PM
boy with his hands and nose pressed against the glass of a case holding a triceratops skull replica

On the first Thursday of every month, admission to the Burke Museum is FREE and the museum is open until 8 pm. 

Date:
December 6, 2018
Time:
10 AM – 8 PM

Bring your budding paleontologist to the Burke for monthly fossilized fun!

Date:
December 16, 2018
Time:
11 AM – 4 PM
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