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Genealogy Program


Third Wednesday of each month

11 am - 5 pm (45-minute slots)


Members: $35.00

Non-Members: $50.00

Interested in researching your family history? Sign up for the Nordic Genealogy Program, which includes a 45-minute, one-on-one consultation with Kathi McGinnes of the Seattle Genealogical Society. Time slots filled on a first come, first served basis. Please note this monthly program often sells out. Advance reservations are encouraged.

Family historians of any experience level welcome.

Genealogy Database Subscriptions

Visitors may conduct their own online research using Genealogy subscriptions, offered free of charge by the Museum.

Databases include:

  • Ancestry (World Explorer)
  • Ellis Island Foundation
  • ArkivDigital (Sweden)
  • Digitalarkivet (Norway)
  • Íslendingabók

To make an appointment to conduct online genealogy research at the Museum’s CRC (Cultural Resource Center), please email

Appointment times available Wednesday through Friday.