Natural History

Saturdays In The Park

Saturdays at Lake Union Park just got more exciting!

8:30-9:45am: Free Yoga class in the MOHAI atrium. Bring your own mat.

10am-5pm: MOHAI open, including 30-minute Atrium Tours at 11am and 2pm

11am-2pm: MOHAI Family Lab! Take-home crafts, collaborative games, and artifact exploration. Included with admission and appropriate for all ages.

Natural History

Natural History and Geology

Picture five Space Needles stacked on top of each other. This was the size of the Vashon Glacier, a 3,000-foot tall ice sheet that gouged out Lake Union and Lake Washington and sculpted Puget Sound during its retreat over 13,000 years ago.

Park & History Links

Lake Union Past and Present

If the Pike Place Market is the soul of Seattle, then maybe Lake Union is the city's heart. This article takes a look at the history of Seattle's working lake and tells about the Lake Union Oral History project that saught to document some of the history behind Lake Union. 

Visit the site.

Lake Union Oral History Project

Go strraight to the source and listen to the interviews from the Lake Union Oral History Project.

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