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You could live your whole life in the quiet North Seattle neighborhood of Wedgwood and never realize that there is a nearly 20 foot tall, 1.5 million pound glacial erratic right off the main road.
Come learn about the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea from the collections of Dave Cole, one of the very first archaeologists to survey the region.
On a hot day in early July, a replica Coast Salish s.dəxʷìł dugout hunting canoe launched in the Green River.
Monday, October 14, was Indigenous Peoples' Day in the City of Seattle and at the new Burke Museum!
From the food we put in our bodies to the furniture we put in our homes, human life is shaped by “stuff” all around us—and our stuff reveals surprising truths about our lives.
While there have been enormous changes in Coast Salish Native diet and culture over the centuries, a core value of food has survived.
Explore the dramatic changes to Seattle's landscapes and shorelines through The Waterlines Project.
The Burke Museum Archaeology Collection contains more than 1 million artifacts.
Archaeologists find the earliest use of nutmeg as a food ingredient and evidence of the transition to early farming practices in Indonesia.
Experience even more. A membership pays for itself in 3 visits!
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