Talks & Tutorials

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

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The Burke is an active research museum. The more than 16 million biological, geological and cultural objects in its collections are a respected and relied-upon resource for community members and researchers here and around the globe. 

Community members, artists, and Burke staff and volunteers make continuous contributions to scientific research and cultural knowledge.

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to hell creek and back

Introducing a new pilot podcast from the DIG Field School

DIG Field School instructor and Idaho State University Assistant Professor Dr. Brandon Peecook, and former DIG participant, instructor and high school science teacher Kristy Mar weave together the the stories and personalities surrounding paleontological research and discovery.

Focusing on the Tufts-Love T. rex—one of the most complete and well-preserved T. rex skulls ever found—and its journey from initial discovery in the badlands of northeastern Montana to the Burke.

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a woman and man point out details in a cloth in the collection

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