Southwest Seattle Historical Society - Log House Museum

Enjoy this one-minute video in which West Seattle native Dan Raley invites you to his FREE talk on Friday, March 4, 2016, focusing on his book, “How Seattle Became a Big-League Sports Town,” part of our monthly "Words, Writers & West Seattle" series at Barnes & Noble Westwood Village. More info: Click here.

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Got an Alki Homestead story, photo or video to share? Want to read others' stories and see their photos and videos? Click here for our Virtual Chicken Dinner page! Alki Homestead menu and chicken dinner

Group Hug for the Homestead on June 5, 2015, draws 1,000 students!

Click here to see (and print) a photo of the Group Hug as well as to see details and VIDEO of the event and of ongoing restoration progress!

Visiting us? Park FREE at the Alki Homestead. Click here for info.


Loghouse4Our museum awaits you!

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 storefront and home, the Log House Museum 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.


Our mission: to promote local heritage through education, preservation and advocacy!


Funding in part provided by:

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