Private Events

Hold a truly unique event at the Burke Museum

**The current Burke Museum facility is closed through fall 2019 to move collections and prepare exhibits for the new Burke Museum (opening fall 2019). Private event rentals will be unavailable during this time. Subscribe to Burke Museum emails for announcements related to the opening of the new facility.**

bride and groom pose with husky dog in front of the "W" sculpture at the entrance to the UW campus

Photo: Northern Lights Photography

We look forward to hearing from you!

Dance with dinosaurs! Mingle with mastodons! Hold your next event at the Burke Museum for a one-of-a-kind Northwest experience that your guests will remember. Located on the beautiful University of Washington campus, the Burke Museum is an ideal place for your wedding, fundraiser, celebration or business meeting.

Please contact us to begin the event rental process. We look forward to hearing from you!


Your event supports the Burke

Revenue from event rentals supports ongoing programming and exhibits, and helps the Burke protect the collections and information we hold for future generations. Thank you for your support! 

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