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Burke Museum

The Burke Museum is dedicated to creating a better understanding of the world and our place in it. The museum is responsible for Washington State collections of natural history and cultural heritage, and for sharing the knowledge that makes them meaningful. The Burke welcomes a broad and diverse audience and provides a community gathering place that nurtures life-long learning and encourages respect, responsibility, and reflection.

Open daily, the Burke Museum welcomes all visitors to the University of Washington campus who are curious about the natural wonders of Washington state, the Pacific Northwest, and the Pacific Rim.

The Burke Museum is on the University of Washington campus
at the corner of 17th Avenue NE and NE 45th Street.
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24-hour Recorded Info: 206-543-5590
Reception: 206-543-7907

The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture