Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

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The Burke Museum is a natural history museum located on the campus of the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. It was founded in 1899 and is the oldest museum in Washington state. The Burke Museum's collections include more than 16 million artifacts and specimens, ranging from fossils and rocks to cultural objects and wildlife specimens. The museum's exhibits focus on the natural and cultural history of the Pacific Northwest region, including the state of Washington and the surrounding areas. The Burke Museum also offers a range of educational programs, including classes, workshops, and lectures.


Daily: 10 AM – 5 PM, First Thursday of each month: 10 AM – 8 PM

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Free First Thursday at the Burke Museum [museums, zoos, & aquariums]
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 12/7/2023
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Seattle

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