Annual events include Bug Blast, Learning from Archaeology, Dinosaur Day, and more. Fun for the whole family!
Saturdays and Sundays in December*, 11 am – 3 pm
In December, have aquatic encounters in the comfort of the museum. Every weekend,* we'll have stunning shells and fabulous fish on special display. See a drawer full of some of the 100,000 shells recently donated to the Burke by Dr. Phillip and Sandra Nudelman. Also discover how salmon change over their lifetime deck out a set of paper salmon to take home.
*Weekend Activities will not be held on Saturday, Dec. 7 due to Geology Merit Badge Day.
Discover the exciting world of archaeology through a variety of activities and games at the Burke's annual Archaeology Day!
What do you collect? Come share your knowledge and objects with Burke Museum experts, and find out more about your intriguing artifacts. We can work with you on objects from Native American cultures, the Pacific Islands, Asia, and the natural world. No appraisals will be given, limit three items per person due to the event’s popularity.