Two women point to plants on the ground as they plan the layout of the landscape design
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A conservator carefully wipes one of the 300-year-old wooden panels with a cotton ball

The beloved boiserie panels are being restored with resin, acrylic paint, and a lot of care.

A woman and man stand facing a large freezer and watch the temperature gauge

The invaluable frozen tissue collection was packed with dry ice and carefully moved into the New Burke.

Burke Museum staff and volunteers carefully transport Washington state's first dinosaur fossil—the last object moved out of the former Burke Museum building and into the New Burke.

Washington state's first dinosaur fossil is the last object to move from the former Burke Museum and into the New Burke.

#NewBurke SnapShots

Follow #NewBurke on Instagram to see the behind-the-scenes work of getting ready for the New Burke—like packing and moving fragile artifacts—and get a sneak peek of the new museum!

Aerial View

See the New Burke Museum from the sky in this drone video from October 2017.

Construction Timelapse

From groundbreaking to the New Burke building being fully enclosed. Watch the construction progress in this video playlist.