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