Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture

Burke Museum of Natural History & CultureSituated on the University of Washington Campus in Seattle, the Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture highlights the history of the Northwest, ranging from prehistoric times to Native American history. The museum is home to more than 16 millions objects that reflect the cultural heritage and natural history of the region.

An active research facility, most of the exhibits at the Burke Museum change regularly. Long-term exhibits include the Ethnobotanical Garden, which features over 100 species of plants from the Pacific Northwest, and Pacific Voices, an exhibit dedicated to 17 different native cultures from around the area.

The Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture - Seattle is open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m, except for major holidays. General admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $7.50 children and students. The first Thursday of every month is free all day. Special discounts are given for museum members and members of specific organizations.

The museum is located on the corner of 17th Avenue NE and 45th Street on the University of Washington Campus, near the popular Ravenna neighborhood and Laurelhurst community of northeast Seattle. Search all Seattle homes for sale.

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