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Temporary Closure Notice

Based on directions from the State of Washington and King County health officials, the Burke Museum is closed until it is safe to reopen. As a public gathering space, this is a preventative action to slow the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the safety of our community, visitors, staff and volunteers. If you have questions or pre-purchased tickets, contact, 206.543.7907 to reschedule.

We're excited to stay connected with you through virtual programs!

See below for upcoming online events.

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Thursday, January 21

Burke Trivia is back, right when you need it!

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Cruisin' the Eternal Coastline, 2016. Ray Troll Virtual Event

Friday, February 12
5:30–6:30 PM PT

Travel virtually to Ketchikan, Alaska and meet Ray Troll, the artist behind our new exhibit Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline!

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Thursday, February 18

Join us online for Burke Trivia special Valentine's Edition!

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Photo: Andrea Godinez/Burke Museum
Photo: Andrea Godinez/Burke Museum