Time and Traditions

Activities for Kids & Families

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

Date & Time

Through March 10, 2024

This event is in the past.


Included with Admission



4303 Memorial Way NE
Seattle, WA, United States

Directions & Parking


Winter in the Northwest — Floor 2 Biology Alcove

  • Let it snow! Check out past traditions shared by visitors and add your own to our winter forest scene. 
  • Spot a visiting snowy owl in our workroom and make your own to take home. 
  • Search the forest for seasonal ingredients to add to a massive seasonal round!

Enter the Ice Age! — Floor 3 Paleontology Alcove

  • Use stamps to create an Ice Age card to give to a loved one.
  • Play with mammoths, mastodons, sloths, and tigers to create an Ice age themed table scene.
  • Follow the timeline of life on Earth to see where you fit in!

Gather Around the Fire — Floor 3 Field Camp Playspace

  • Cozy up at our dramatic play hearth where kids can create a traditional Coast Salish winter recipe using toys shaped like local northwest ingredients!