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The 27-million-year-old fossil whale on display in our Life & Times exhibit is officially a new species!
Photo: Burke Museum
New + Noteworthy
The Burke is the Washington State Museum of Natural History and Culture—a place to ask questions, seek answers and be inspired.
Let's explore together.
Come see us in Northeast Seattle on the University of Washington Campus. We're open daily from 10 am – 5 pm.
From museum tours to traveling kits, we deliver hands-on experiences to people throughout Washington state.
Every day, the 16 million (and counting) objects in our collections contribute to new research that helps us better understand the world around us.
Open daily: 10am - 5pm
4331 Memorial Way NE, Seattle, WA