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The New Burke Grand Opening is coming October 12–14

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The New Burke Museum Opens October 12

With working labs you can see into, one-of-a-kind objects all around you, and galleries filled with curiosity and conversation, the new Burke is a new kind of museum—and a whole new way to experience our world.

Photo: Dennis Wise/University of Washington
Photo: Dennis Wise/University of Washington
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Our Work

At the Burke, we bring together people, objects and the stories that make them meaningful.

Photo: Mark Stone/University of Washington
Photo: Mark Stone/University of Washington