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


Tickets go on sale September 3, 2019 at 10 am!



Senior (63+)


Student (non-UW)


Youth (Ages 4–17) $14

Child (Ages 3 and under)


UW ID cardholders


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, United States

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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