The Burke Museum

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.

— Burke Museum, UW Campus, 17 ave Northeast and Northeast 45th Street

Don’t miss the totem poles and the killer whale at the entrance.




Kubota Japanese Garden

Kubota Garden is a peaceful Japanese garden in south Seattle, a little bit in the middle of nowhere. Mr. Kubota, a Japanese immigrant, created this garden in 1927.

It is a free public garden and some areas are not well maintained but some parts such as the waterfalls and the bridge are really aesthetic and worth the visit.

Make sure to grab a map at the entrance!

Kubota Garden 9817 55th ave S