Southwest Seattle Historical Society - Log House Museum
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Welcome to the “Birthplace of Seattle” Log House Museum of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society! Discover this gem one block from Alki Beach in a restored 1904 log building surrounded by a native plant garden.
Our current exhibit is “Welcome Home,” the third part of a three-part series called “Telling Our Westside Stories.”
Our storefront and home, the museum (with restored Admiral totem pole, unveiled in 2014) is a place to discover and celebrate the history of the Duwamish peninsula and the Birthplace of Seattle.
Open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Open other days and times by appointment only. Fully handicapped-accessible. To schedule a group tour, call 206-484-8008.
If you are visiting our museum, you can park free at the nearby Alki Homestead parking lot, one-half block north of our museum. Just park there, come to the museum for a pass, slip it onto your dashboard, and you are good to go.
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Prominent press coverage:
- West Seattle Blog 11/9/2014
- West Seattle Herald 11/8/2014
- West Seattle Blog 9/25/2014
- West Seattle Blog 8/28/2014
- West Seattle Blog 6/12/2014 (late)
- West Seattle Blog 6/12/2014 (early)
- West Seattle Blog 6/11/2014
- West Seattle Herald 6/10/2014
- Seattle Times 6/7/2014
- West Seattle Blog 6/6/2014
- West Seattle Herald 6/6/2014