High-quality, hands-on science and cultural learning programs across Washington state
Burke education programs inspire learners of all ages to ask questions about the world around us. Using authentic materials and specimens, programs focus on using all of our senses to foster curiosity and create wonder.
Rooted in Burke research and collections, our programs emphasize the intersections of natural history and cultural heritage in Washington state and support 21st Century Skills.
Burke education programs encourage empathy for diverse cultures and all life. Whether at the museum, in the classroom, or in the community, programs encourage imagination and play, and support a lifelong love of learning.
Educators & Schools
Give your students a museum experience unlike any other—whether you come to the Burke or have a Burke outreach program come to you.
Families & Youth
Bring the museum to life for learners of all ages through games, crafts, stories, experiments, demonstrations, discussions, and play.
Our generous donors make it possible for Burke Education to offer cost assistance to eligible schools, programs and families to ensure no child is turned away because of financial limitations.
Your gift makes it possible for us to offer cost assistance to eligible schools, programs and families to ensure no child is turned away because of financial limitations.