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Hours

Daily 10 AM – 5 PM

Plan Your Visit

Location

4300 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA, United States

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Admission

Full-price adult tickets are $22
Advance timed-entry tickets available

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Photo: Dennis Wise/University of Washington
Photo: Dennis Wise/University of Washington

The Burke collects a lot of things, dust isn't one of them.

The Burke brings research and collections out from behind the scenes so you can bring your perspective and your passions forward.  

As the Washington State Museum of Natural History and Culture, our collections are your collections. We can use them to learn about the past, connect to the world around us, and create a better future together.

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Our Work

At the Burke, we bring together people, objects and the stories that make them meaningful.

Photo: Mark Stone/University of Washington
Photo: Mark Stone/University of Washington