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The New Burke July 19, 2017
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Washington's oldest museum is becoming Washington's newest museum

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What if you could see Washington’s newest museum come to life? You can with our time-lapse construction videos and live-streaming construction camera

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Construction Updates

August 31, 2017 | Onward and inward

June 29, 2017 | Siding being installed

June 7, 2017 | Crane de-installation

May 17, 2017 | One year of construction

April 6, 2017 | Floors, walls and a shed-style roof

February 9, 2017 | The steel structure is complete

December 14, 2016 | Steel, sunshine and snow

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New Burke Updates

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
About the Project

The Burke is engaged in a multi-year transformation project that will culminate in a new museum facility on the University of Washington campus.

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Common Questions

Why not just remodel? When will the current museum close? Check out the answer to these common questions and more about the New Burke project.

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