Take advantage of Free Museum Day!
at The Burke Museum on the UW campus.
10 AM – 8 PM on the first
Thursday of the month, November 1st
17th Ave NE and NE 45th St
We will plan to get there by 10:15, walk through the museum, walk 5 minutes to the Henry Art Museum, browse through and then find a place to have lunch. Bring a bag lunch or find a place nearby on University Ave.
Below are just some of the exhibits currently at the
There are several public pay-to-park lots within a few blocks of the Burke. City of Seattle street parking available near the Burke with parking limits between two and four hours. The closest street parking is found along 15th Ave. NE, 16th Ave. NE and 17th Ave. NE. Download a printable map (PDF).
Check Out Contemporary Art at the Henry Art Gallery
The Henry Art Gallery features contemporary art and ideas and is just a 5-minute walk from the Burke. Plus, if you’re visiting the Burke, you can pay just $1 more to see the Henry on the same day. Ask about this deal at Burke admissions. Note that the Henry is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Search for the Henry on the UW map.
In the University DistrictA wide range of dining options is available just a block away from the Burke on University Way (aka, “the Ave”). From cheap eats to white tablecloths, classic burgers to international favorites, you’re sure to find something that suits your palate.