I Dig Dinos

Sunday, January 28, 2018
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Sunday, June 24, 2018
11 AM – 2 PM

Included with museum admission; FREE for Burke members, w/UW ID, and children 4 & under

Photo: Rachel Crick Photography

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! Please note: the Dino Dig Pit is out certain months, see below for when it will be available.

Please note: There will be no I Dig Dinos event in December. Don't miss the first I Dig Dinos event of the year on Sunday, January 28.

On Sunday, January 28, show off your fossil identification skills at the dig pit, check out fossils from different eras, solve a dino bones puzzle and make your own puzzle to take home!

I Dig Dinos is open to everyone but is geared toward ages 3-7. 


Parking is free in UW parking lots on Sundays, including the N5 parking lot closest to the Burke Museum. Plan your visit.

Upcoming I Dig Dinos themes
  • No I Dig Dinos in December
  • January 28: Be a Paleontologist (with Dig Pit)
  • February 25: Dino Weekend Preview (no Dig Pit at this event)
  • March 25: Ancient Animals (no Dig Pit at this event)
  • April 29: Dino Environments (no Dig Pit at this event)
  • May 27: Undersea Adventures (with Dig Pit)
  • June 24: Ice Ages (no Dig Pit at this event)
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