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National Fossil Day at the Burke Museum

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Wed., Oct. 16, 2013 | 10 am – 5 pm

Come to the Burke Museum to celebrate National Fossil Day! 

  • Find out about the work of paleontologists
  • Watch the Burke's fossil preparator uncover a Triceratops (10am - 2pm)
  • Sort and identify real fossils
  • Make your own drawings from the fossils on display
  • Learn about Washington's 500 million year geological history in the exhibit Life and Times of Washington State.

Burke educators will be on hand to lead activities for students ages 4 to 14. National Fossil Day activities are included with museum admission. To schedule groups of 10 or more, please call 206-543-5591 or email burked@uw.edu.