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.
Researcher Ashley Pickard visits the Burke Museum to study shoe samples from the Japanese Gulch archaeological site.
The Burke Museum has commissioned a Coast Salish art piece for the lobby of the New Burke.
Less than two years later after the New Burke’s official groundbreaking, construction on the New Burke building is complete!
UW paleontologists and geologists, including Burke curator Christian Sidor, have uncovered new fossils in Zambia and Tanzania.
Visiting researcher Dr. Robert Bossenecker recently discovered a new species of prehistoric seal in the Burke’s paleontology collection.
Thousands of native Northwest plants are going in on the north, west and south sides of the New Burke.