Museums and Galleries
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.