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Join today, experience the New Burke first

Special New Burke Offer: Join or renew today and receive members-only access to the New Burke before it opens to the public in fall 2019. You'll receive 12 full months of benefits during the new museum's inagural year, plus a limited-edition commemorative membership card. 

Whatever you love about the Burke—seeing fossils unearthed before you, interacting with experts, or expanding your knowledge about interests new and old—your support as a member helps to make it possible. Thank you!

Children look at artifacts on table

Members' Behind-the-Scenes Night
Photo: Andrew Waits

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Members' Behind-the-Scenes Night
Photo: Andrew Waits

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Members' Behind-the-Scenes Night
Photo: Andrew Waits

Woman holding jawbone

Members' Behind-the-Scenes Night
Photo: Andrew Waits

Core Member Benefits
Special Access
  • Early access to the New Burke
  • Venture into the collections and meet curators at our annual Members’ Behind-the-Scenes Night
Unlimited Free Admission
  • Visit as often as you like with FREE admission
  • Beat the crowds with early admission and priority entry for popular events like Dino Days
  • Reciprocal admission to the Port Townsend Marine Science Center and the Stonerose Fossil Center 
  • BONUS! Upgrade to a reciprocal membership for $50 dollars and add reciprocal admission to more than 700 museums and cultural centers throughout the U.S. to your membership.
Insider Information
  • E-news featuring the latest news, research and stories
Discounts
  • Special member rates for lectures, workshops, camps and more
  • 10% discount in the museum store and café

 

Supporting Member Benefits

Give more, get more! Take your Burke membership to the next level with a Supporting Membership. Your membership gift will make an even bigger impact, and you’ll receive even more access to Burke experts and collections.

  • All core member benefits
  • Reciprocal admission to 700+ museums and science centers
  • Additional exclusive behind-the-glass opportunities
  • Guest passes for friends and family
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
Membership Levels

Membership for the following levels includes all benefits listed above. See below for discounted membership options. Ready to become a member? Contact us today!

SUPPORTING INDIVIDUAL: $200
Supporter benefits for one named adult, two guest passes

SUPPORTING DUAL: $250
Supporter benefits for two named adults, two guest passes

SUPPORTING POD: $500
Supporter benefits for two named adults and up to four children, four guest passes

Individual: $60

Core benefits for one named adult

Dual: $100

Core benefits for two named adults

Pod: $150

Core benefits for two named adults and up to four children

Add-ons
Additional Child: + $30

Add an additional child

Additional Adult: + $50

Add an additional named adult
(Limit 2 per membership)

Upgrade Named Adult to "Guest Of": + $20

Convert one named adult to a “guest of” card that can be used by anyone
(Limit 1 per membership)

Add Reciprocal Benefits: + $50

Add access to 700+ museums and science centers with NARM, ROAM, and ASTC reciprocal admission programs

Discounts
Student: - $10

Any student with ID

UW Staff: - $10

UW Employees with Husky Card

Senior: - $10

Adults ages 63+

UWAA Member: - $10

UWAA Members with ID

Your membership cost is tax deductible!
Membership payments are tax deductible. Pursuant to RCW 19.09, the University of Washington is registered as a charitable organization with the Secretary of State for the State of Washington. For information, call the Office of the Secretary of State: 1.800.332.4483.

Please note: Membership purchases are non-refundable.

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