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Adult Tours

Bring a group for special admission rates and programs to fit every age and intellectual interest. Reservations are required.

Guided Tours

GUIDED TOURS are available for every age and intellectual interest. Museum docents offer the inside story on the collections, the museum's fascinating history, and the many treasures on display. A docent-guided tour is a wonderful way to augment your study of a particular topic, compare ideas, ask probing questions, and see the natural world from a different perspective.

*Special arrangements can be made for larger groups, and for groups that request longer visits.

Group size:
10 - 60 adults*
Tour length:
1 hour*
Tour times:
Available during regular museum hours (10 am – 5 pm)
Tour price:
$7/Senior Adults
$10/Adults
UW Faculty and Staff group tours are available at no charge but reservations are required at least two weeks in advance.

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Visitors viewing Owl and the Woodpecker exhibit

Self-Guided Tours

SELF-GUIDED groups of adults are always welcome. We provide an environment for thoughtful questioning, where real works of art produced by the natural world and by the people who inhabit it are all you need to enjoy a meaningful educational experience. Special changing exhibit are always worth another visit to the Burke.

*Special arrangements can be made for larger groups, and for groups that request longer visits.

Group size:
10–60 adults*
Tour length:
1 hour*
Tour times:
Available during regular museum hours (10 am – 5 pm)
Tour price:
$5/Senior Adults
$8/Adults

Resources about this tour