A Burke research team recently surveyed fruit bats living on the small island of Grenada.
Take a peek behind the scenes at the Burke in these photos from our annual Behind-the-Scenes Night.
The University of Washington’s Board of Regents formally approved our plans to break ground on the New Burke.
We live in a landscape filled with amazing stories, whether it’s 3.5-billion-year old building stone, glacial-carved hills, or sinking sidewalks.
The middle school Girls in Science team got a hands-on look at how the brain functions by experiencing illusions.
Burke paleontologists collected the partial skull of what's likely a Columbian mammoth after it was found along an eroded bluff near Sequim.
What can the fossil record tell us about how seals and sea lions evolved into the animals they are today?
Researchers are turning to the Burke’s collection of fossil baleen whales from the Pacific Northwest to better understand how the largest creatures on earth evolved.
Welcome to Washington! How did a spider common in Europe make its way to Seattle? We may never know, but it appears to be here to stay.
We've had quite the year at the Burke Museum—from the discovery of Washington's first dinosaur to a Seahawks Super Bowl rally! Take a look back at a few of the highlights from 2015.