Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum
Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum
net weights in the archaeology collection


This collection reflects how people live through objects they leave behind.

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baskets on a shelf

Arts & Cultures

Arts & Cultures Collections reflect living and dynamic cultures. 

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close up of a cowlitz basket

Bill Holm Center

A globally accessible learning center for the study of Native arts of the Northwest.

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Land Acknowledgement

The Burke Museum stands on the lands of the Coast Salish Peoples, whose ancestors have resided here since time immemorial. Many Indigenous peoples thrive in this place — alive and strong.