Georgetown & West Seattle attractions

Top Choice Museum in Georgetown & West Seattle

Museum of Flight

It's no surprise that the city that spawned Boeing has stumped up with one of the nation's finest aviation museums, chronicling flight history from Kitty Hawk to the Concorde. It's a multifarious affair gluing toget…
Beach in Georgetown & West Seattle

Alki Beach Park

Alki Beach has an entirely different feel from the rest of Seattle: this 2-mile stretch of sand could almost fool you into thinking it’s California, at least on a sunny day, except for the obvious lack of…California…
Landmark in Georgetown & West Seattle

Duwamish Head

Popular for its views of Elliott Bay and downtown, this relatively tranquil spot was once painted with a different hue. In 1907 a huge amusement park, Luna Park, opened here. In its days as a loud and over-the-top a…
Landmark in Georgetown & West Seattle

Hat 'n' Boots

These two sculptures of a giant cowboy hat and boots are one of those only-in-America roadside attractions that originally embellished a Georgetown gas station in the 1950s – the hat was the pay kiosk, and the boots…
Museum in Georgetown & West Seattle

Log House Museum

A historical curiosity in Seattle's oldest neighborhood, this museum was built in 1903 from Douglas fir trees as a carriage house for the currently disused Homestead Restaurant a block away. When all around it was m…
Gallery in Georgetown & West Seattle

Krab Jab Studio

You never know what you're going to get at this small gallery inside the old redbrick Rainier beer factory in Georgetown, which leans heavily toward 'fantasy art.' At last visit they were displaying a sculpture call…
Park in Georgetown & West Seattle

Oxbow Park

This public park in a quiet residential part of Georgetown contains a community pea patch and is home to the giant, carefully restored, bright orange and blue Hat ‘n’ Boots, a beloved pair of relics rescued from an …
Lighthouse in Georgetown & West Seattle

Alki Point Lighthouse

The US Coast Guard maintains this lighthouse, which dates from 1913. It has limited seasonal hours but free tours are available when it's open. Check the website for the most up-to-date information.
Landmark in Georgetown & West Seattle

Georgetown Steam Plant

The Georgetown Steam Plant, built in 1906, has one of the last working examples of the large-scale steam turbines that doubled the efficiency of electricity production and shifted the public’s view of electricity fr…
Arts Center in Georgetown & West Seattle

Georgetown Arts & Cultural Center

A former dance studio, this community-friendly arts center hosts rotating exhibitions as well as studio space, classes and workshops. It’s best visited during Georgetown’s monthly 'Art Attack' when it hosts art show…