Meet the Mammals

Saturday, November 5, 2016
10 AM – 4 PM

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

Burke Museum

Meet the Mammals at the Burke Museum

Meet hundreds of specimens from the Burke Museum’s extraordinary mammalogy collection.

Meet the Mammals at the Burke Museum

Meet hundreds of specimens from the Burke Museum’s extraordinary mammalogy collection.

Meet the Mammals at the Burke Museum

Meet hundreds of specimens from the Burke Museum’s extraordinary mammalogy collection.

From tigers to bats, pangolins to wolverines, discover the remarkable diversity of mammals at Meet the Mammals! Meet the Mammals is the only day of the year to see hundreds of specimens from the Burke’s mammal collection on display. There will be hands-on activities for all ages; many of the specimens can be held or touched, with mammal experts on-hand to answer questions.

Activities Include
  • SPECIAL THIS YEAR: Meet bouncy, cuddly goats from the Puget Sound Goat Rescue
  • SPECIAL THIS YEAR: Find out about lynx, wolverines and fishers from the North Cascades in conjunction with the Burke’s Wild Nearby exhibit
  • Learn about arctic mammals and how they evolved for the cold
  • Find out how bats use echolocation to navigate and find prey
  • Put together a whale skeleton puzzle with the Seattle Aquarium
  • Discover new research about Washington sea otters and other mammals
  • Make your own mammal puppet to take home 
Get your tickets
Reserving your spot at Meet the Mammals guarantees entry at the time of your choosing and makes sure you have plenty of time to enjoy meeting bouncy goats from the Puget Sound Goat Rescue or examining mammal specimens from the North Cascades and the Arctic. Get your advance tickets todayTickets will also be sold at the door depending on museum capacity. 
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