Burke Museum

University of Washington, 17th Ave NE & NE 45th St (Northeast Seattle)
Seattle, WA 98105
206-616-3962
Tues–Sun 10 am– 5 pm

COVID-19 Services & Policies

In-Person Visits
Upcoming Events
(Andrew Waits)
The Burke Museum, in its current form, serves as the University of Washington's museum of natural history and anthropology. In its earliest form, the museum served as a mode for a group of Seattle teens, in the late 1800's, to document societal changes. They called themselves the Young Naturalists' Society. By 1885, the group attained a building for their artifacts, located in the UW's original downtown Seattle campus, then known as the Hall of the Young Naturalists. Since then, the relationship between the museum and the university has been more deeply entwined. This partnership has influenced the museum's relocation onto the university's modern campus, as well as its designation as the Washington State Museum. In October 2019, a much-improved and expanded Burke reopened after a long renovation. Today, the Burke Museum aims to honor its founding mission and establish a "legacy of collections, research, education and community engagement."
COVID-19
Categories
Price
$10
Hours
Tues–Sun 10 am– 5 pm

Upcoming Events at Burke Museum

Thu, Mar 16, 2023

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free

Thu, Apr 20, 2023

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free

Thu, May 18, 2023

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free

Thu, Jun 15, 2023

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free

Thu, Jul 20, 2023

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free

Thu, Aug 17, 2023

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free

Thu, Sep 21, 2023

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free

Thu, Oct 19, 2023

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free

Thu, Nov 16, 2023

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free

Thu, Dec 21, 2023

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free

Thu, Jan 18, 2024

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free

Thu, Feb 15, 2024

#BurkeFromHome Trivia Night

Third Thu of every month
7 pm
Northeast Seattle
  • Free