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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. 

Cancellation Policy: If you must cancel or reschedule your reservation, we kindly request at least one week advance notice to guarantee a full refund. Please contact Kristopher Strebe via email at, or by phone at 206.789.5707 x 7013.

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 Tuesday-Wednesday.