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Seattle Sights

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

Updated 10/31/2014

Fodor's Review

Founded in 1899, the Burke is the state's oldest museum, featuring exhibits that survey the natural history of the Pacific Northwest. Highlights include artifacts from Washington's 35 Native American tribes, dinosaur skeletons, and dioramas depicting the traditions of Pacific Rim cultures. An adjacent ethnobotanical garden is planted with species that were important to the region's Native American communities. Check out the schedule for family events and adult classes.

Sight Information


University of Washington campus, 17th Ave. N.E. and N.E. 45th St., Seattle, Washington, 98195, United States



Sight Details:

  • $10, free 1st Thurs. of month
  • Daily 10–5, 1st Thurs. of each month 10–8

Updated 10/31/2014


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