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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.

A woman stands with hands up and out as she is brushed with a cedar branch

Tribal leaders returned to the Burke to offer a second cedar brushing ceremony as we near the end of the move.

Seated paleontologist working on a T. rex skull

Burke Museum paleontologists continue work on the rare T. rex skull, recently finding that all jaw and skull bones are there.

#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.