The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture is the oldest museum in Washington and presents collections of natural and cultural heritage (Northwest Native Art, Geology, Paleontology, Dinosaurs, Mammals…). It is administrated with the UW College of Arts and Sciences and is also a research based museum.
They organize events for everyone, you can find all details here: Events at Burke Museum
On the first Thursday of each month, the admission is free and the museum stays open until 8 pm.
Don’t miss the totem poles and the killer whale at the entrance.