Fossil Costume Contest

Photo: Rachel Ormiston/Burke Museum
Photo: Rachel Ormiston/Burke Museum

Date & Time

October 2 – November 1, 2021

This event is in the past.


FREE and open to all ages


Join us from your home!

Celebrate the 12th anniversary of National Fossil Day with the Burke’s first Fossil Costume Contest!

How to play:

What's your fossil? Include the name of the fossil you chose.

Share what you learned! Feature a fact about the fossil that you learned during your research.

Show off your creation! Tag your photos @burkemuseum and #BurkeFossilFashion so we can see your entry!

Contest runs October 2 through November 1, 2021. Multiple entries are encouraged, but only one prize will be awarded per person/group. Winners will be announced November 6, 2021. Prizes can be picked up at the museum November 6–30,  or will be mailed (if applicable).


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