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A new study traces the first tusks back to ancient mammal relatives that lived before the dinosaurs.

Enjoy paleontology-themed activities throughout the month of October as part of National Fossil Month!

A team of Burke Museum and University of Washington paleontologists excavated four dinosaurs in northeastern Montana this summer.

Burke Museum Curator of Paleobotany Dr. Caroline Stömberg shares how paleobotany, the study of fossil plants, can teach us about past environments and climates, and help us to better predict what the future might look like.

Learn about the geologic history of the Seattle area and some of the surprising fossils found right in the Burke's backyard.

A new study documents the earliest-known fossil evidence of any primate. 

Take a trip around Washington state and learn about fossils and ancient life from two paleontological sites featured in our new exhibit, Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline!

Celebrate the Cruisin' the Fossil Coastline special exhibit with these activities, videos, and virtual events.

Join Ray Troll, Kirk Johnson, and the Burke Museum for a live celebration of the Cruisin' the Fossil Coastline temporary exhibit.