Scientists have developed a portable, handheld real-time DNA sequencer for use in the field.
The invaluable frozen tissue collection was packed with dry ice and carefully moved into the New Burke.
Washington state's first dinosaur fossil is the last object to move from the former Burke Museum and into the New Burke.
A fun “small-world” moment recently happened while packing the fossil preparation lab to move to the new building.
Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob’s fictional home, is based on an actual place in the Pacific Ocean that was the location of 23 U.S. nuclear weapons tests during the Cold War era.
Tribal leaders returned to the Burke to offer a second cedar brushing ceremony as we near the end of the move.
When the current Burke Museum facility closes at the end of the year, there will be silence for the first time in the Pacific Voices gallery.
Teaching about cultures and complex histories can be challenging, but can also provide meaningful opportunities for reflection.
Katherine Maslenikov, Collections Manager for the Burke's Ichthyology Collection, helps with underwater fieldwork in Roatan, Honduras.
Burke Museum paleontologists continue work on the rare T. rex skull, recently finding that all jaw and skull bones are there.
If you’ve been to the museum or walked by the main entrance lately, you may have noticed some changes to the outdoor art.