children share easter eggs


Exciting Eggs-periments!

Enjoy a day of eggs-tra fun focused on EGGS on April 8th from 10am to 4pm!  Eggstravaganza will have eggsperiments, fun booths, and an egg hunt!  

Hop on over to Burpee Museum and join us for a day of eggventure! Take part in an eggciting day of learning and fun! Decorate your own eggs with beautiful, natural dyes. View fascinating migration patterns of birds as the seasons change. Learn about why some dinosaurs are thought to have feathers. And of course take part in our awesome egg hunt throughout the museum with a cool prize in every egg. Spring into the new season the right way with science and nature!


Preregistration may be done online through eventbrite, or by calling Burpee's visitor services department (815-965-3433). Walk-ins are welcome to attend as well.


  • Nonmember Adults (13+): $14
  • Nonmember Youth (4-12): $12
  • Children 3 & Under: FREE
  • Members: FREE
Discover Card
Monarch Egg
Eggs of All Sorts!

From tiny butterfly eggs to huge ostrich eggs, lets examine the many animals that lay eggs from insects to birds to even mammals!

Natural Eggs
Naturally Dyed

Explore the many plants with pigments strong enough to dye eggs! What design will you create?

colorful dino?
Feathers & Eggs

Learn what we know about the feathered, egg-laying dinosaurs and how they cared for their offspring!

look for egg
Egg Hunt

Peer into exhibits to find all the eggs, and scan the QR code to find prizes and more!


Egg in acid, egg in salt-you inquire and we try it out!