Dino Day

Friday, March 11, 2016
10 AM – 4 PM

Included with museum admission; FREE for Burke members, UW students, staff & faculty w/UW ID

See hundreds of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures from the Burke’s collection that once lived on the lost continent of Laramidia, from giant Triceratops to tiny two-legged crocodiles! Also meet paleontologists and talk to them about their research around the world.

Additional activities:

  • Uncover a fossil in the Dino Dig Pit
  • Watch scientists prepare a large Triceratops
  • Crack open fossils with the Stonerose Interpretive Center
  • Dress up in dino-gear & give your best roar

Photo: Burke Museum

Photo: Burke Museum

Photo: Burke Museum

Burke members receive priority admission starting at 9 am. Not a member? Join today!

Presented in partnership with the Northwest Paleontological Association and the Stonerose Interpretive Center of Republic, WA.

Parking advisory: Dino Day is a popular event and we're expecting large crowds. If the nearby parking lot is full, there is street parking available on adjacent streets and other lots on campus that are a short walk away. View our Plan Your Visit page or download the Plan Your Visit Map (PDF) for more information. 

Upcoming Events

trivia night

A monthly pub quiz for science buffs, culture gurus, and museum lovers. Bring your friends and test your knowledge of the natural world!

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. 

Burke Nightlife: Fish and Sips (Photos: Andrew Waits)

We'll be sippin' on the dock of the bay at this outdoor evening party featuring creatures from under the sea. 

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