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

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Become a member today and experience the New Burke first!

Save the Date

Opening October 12

Join us for three days of celebration and special programs, October 12–14. 

Grand Opening


We're currently closed to prepare
for Grand Opening on October 12, 2019.

Daily: 10 AM – 5 PM
Last admission at 4:30 PM

First Thursday of each month: 10 AM – 8 PM


July 4 (Independence Day): Closed
November 28 (Thanksgiving): Closed
December 24 (Christmas Eve): Close at 3 PM
December 25 (Christmas): Closed
December 31 (New Year's Eve): Close at 3 PM
January 1 (New Year's Day): Closed

Admission Prices



Senior (62+)


Student (non-UW)


Youth (Ages 4–17)


Youth (Ages 3 and under)


UW student, faculty & staff (Limit 1 ticket per Husky Card)


First Thursday of each month


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A Burke Museum membership pays for itself in only 3 visits!

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Burke Museum
4300 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA, 98105

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Photo: Brooke Fitts
Photo: Brooke Fitts

Off the Rez Café

Opens to the public on October 12! 

Enjoy delicious, world-renowned fry bread and other foods made of locally-sourced ingredients at Off the Rez Café. The café is the first brick-and-mortar location of Off the Rez, ranked one of the top 25 food trucks in America by Food Network. 

Independently owned and operated by Mark McConnell and Cecilia Rikard, Off the Rez is dedicated to sustainability with seasonal menu items. Their tasty food is set in an airy café, with indoor-outdoor dining on a patio made possible by a pivoting window wall.

Off the Rez website

About Your Visit

We look forward to welcoming you to the Burke Museum! 

About Your Visit


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

Land Acknowledgement

The Burke Museum stands on the lands of the Coast Salish Peoples, whose ancestors resided here since time immemorial. Many Indigenous peoples thrive in this place—alive and strong.

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Celebrate in the New Burke

Now booking! Hold your special event in the new Burke Museum—opening October 2019—and give your guests an experience they'll never forget.

Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum
Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum