Age of Dinosaurs. This collection will take you on a journey through prehistoric time. This collection includes a cast skull of Seymouria, a vertebra from Dimetrodon, a cast tooth from Tyrannosaurus, a fin spine from Edaphosaurus, a cast skull of Thrinaxodon, a cast tooth of a Hadrosaur, gastroliths, leaves of various plants, petrified wood and egg fragments from Hypselosaurus. Be sure to check out the online interactive designed to accompany this box.
Collections of museum specimens and artifacts
More than 1,000 artifacts and scientific specimens fill our Burke Boxes—portable teaching collections designed to supplement the study of natural history and culture for all ages.
Each Burke Box is developed by a team of educators and contains museum objects, background information and activity suggestions for multiple grades. Designed to enhance the study of cultural and natural history, Burke Boxes connect your students to real scientific specimens and cultural artifacts.
Boxes are developed by a team of educators and designed to support Washington state education standards. Browse more than 40 box titles across 5 major topics.
Please note: The Burke Museum is building a new museum that will open in fall 2019. Construction on the New Burke project begins in early May 2016 and will impact parking. Pick-up and drop-off for Burke Boxes will not be affected and will remain at the back loading dock entrance. For more information about parking, please visit our Directions + Parking page.