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Hours & Accessibility:  

The museum is open daily 10am-5pm, and Thursdays until 8pm.  All facilities are accessible; wheelchairs are available.  For other services, contact the University of Washington Disability Office at (206) 543-6450 (voice), 543-6452 (tty), 685-7264 (fax), (e-mail).


Click here for a map.  The Burke Museum is located just minutes from downtown Seattle on the northwest corner of the University of Washington campus near the corner of 17th Avenue NE and NE 45th Street. 

From I-5, exit east onto NE 45th Street. Travel east on NE 45th Street to 17th Avenue NE. Turn right onto 17th. The museum will be immediately on your right. 

From Highway 520, exit north onto Montlake Boulevard NE. Turn left onto NE Pacific Street. Turn right and head north on 15th Avenue NE. Turn right and head east on NE 45th St. Take your next right on 17th Avenue NE. The museum will be immediately on your right. 

Mailing Address: 

The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture 
Box 353010 
University of Washington 
Seattle, WA 98195-3010

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University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-3010
Phone: 206-543-5590