The Burke Museum’s pivoting window wall is a massive, human-powered architectural feature that will open the café space to the outdoors.
Twenty-five years ago, the film Jurassic Park appeared on the big screen along with the famous fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex.
They've made many trips to the Burke Museum to see the T. rex this past year and formed a special friendship with the fossil preparators along the way.
Where is the missing “U”? We’re so glad you asked!
On his last trip to the Northwest coast in 1930, noted anthropologist Franz Boas and George Hunt created audio and film recordings of crafts, games, and dancing in the Kwag’uł village of Tsaxis (Fort Rupert), British Columbia.
A recent study of foraminifera found both good and bad news in two highly industrialized Puget Sound embayments.
The first of two new signs was installed at the New Burke earlier today!
A Burke Museum team recently returned from a research expedition to Antarctica—one of the most difficult places to do fieldwork in the world.
Be sure to say hello to the new saber-toothed cat and giant ground sloth in the Life and Times of Washington State exhibit on your next visit!
A specimen from a tree that once stood on the site of the new Burke Museum is the first object to be moved into the new building.
Meet Wimahl chinookensis, a new species of fossil dolphin that lived about 18 million years ago in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.
Researcher Ana Bedoya Ovalle returns to Colombia to collect and study river-weed plants in South America.