Photo: Burke Museum
Photo: Burke Museum

Please note: We are not able to offer our BurkeMobile programs at this time. We look forward to offering these in-person programs again in the future. Please sign up for our Educator emails to ensure that you are among the first to know when these programs can be booked. 

Burke Boxes and Burke Virtual Education Programs are also available.

BurkeMobile programs bring the museum to you!

Burke educators and real collections travel to schools across Washington state, transforming your school or library into a pop-up museum. With facilitated activities that have been designed for learners of all ages, our programs support classroom curriculum and give your students an unforgettable experience!

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BurkeMobile is a traveling program that brings the Burke Museum education experience to communities geographically unable to visit the museum. 

Please note: We're not offering BurkeMobile programs at this time, but we look forward to resuming this offering when we are able. 


Early Learners Programs

Early Learners Programs are designed for children in preschool (ages 3 and up) to 1st grade. Taught by Burke educators, these classroom-based lessons include hands-on activities and interactions with real museum objects.


Mini Museum Programs

Mini Museum Programs are designed for all ages and offer an opportunity to get up-close with specimens, objects and artifacts that represent different areas of the Burke’s collections.

Interpreted by Burke educators, these interactive exhibits offer hands-on learning on a variety of natural history and cultural topics. Each Mini Museum Program can be booked for an In-School Experience or a Community Event such as a STEM night, library program, or a family night. Only one program can be booked per visit.


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Cost Assistance

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.

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BurkeMobile Program Sponsors