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Seaside Museum & Historical Society, Clatsop County, Seaside, Oregon

Learn the history of Oregon's first seaside resort.

  • Exhibits detail over 2,000 years of Seaside heritage
  • Artifacts dating from 700 B.C.
  • Diorama depicting Seaside in 1899
  • Research Library & Photo Archive

The Butterfield Cottage is the only beach cottage museum in Oregon. The Seaside Museum & Historical Society interprets the Butterfield Cottage to the era circa 1912.

Our beautiful grounds are maintained year-around by volunteers of the Sou'Wester Garden Club. Please leave yourself enough time to stroll through the gardens.

Butterfield Cottage & historic gardens

Open House (Free admission and refreshments!),
May 21st, 2016, 1PM to 4PM

Annual Gingerbread Christmas Tea
Holiday Fundraiser

July 4th
Old Fashioned Social

Seaside Oregon History

Oregon Trail to Clatsop Plains by Roy Kirkham

Lewis & Clark
Saltmakers Return
Seaside, Oregon Coastal Earthquake Information

SMHS Mission Statement:
The Seaside Museum & Historical Society of Oregon is a non-profit educational institution incorporated by the State of Oregon to collect, preserve and interpret materials illustrative of the history of Seaside, Oregon, and the surrounding area.

site updated June 14, 2015
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