Hope and Sunrise
Historical and Mining Museum
P. O. Box 88
64851 Second Street
Hope, Alaska 99605
Memorial Day - Labor Day, 12 - 4
90 miles south of Anchorage
On the Kenai Peninsula
Pandemic 2021: We invite the public to visit the Museum. A sanitizing station is by the front door. Masks are required inside buildings. Keep 6-feet from other visitor groups. Our museum is dependent on donations, so please donate.
Haun Collection 2010.039.001
Nathan White's Bear Sled on Hope's Main Street
Hope Schoolhouse's 1902 Wallpaper
You Can Help: Do you own a piece of Hope or Sunrise history? Photographs, manuscripts, maps, deeds, letters, diaries, and articles help us understand how people lived in our communities. Your donations are the first step to preserving the past. We will do our best to keep your items safe, available to researchers and museum visitors.
Our Mission: The Hope and Sunrise Historical Society is dedicated to preserving photographs, documents, and artifacts related to the communities of Hope and Sunrise Alaska. Information on local history is presented at the Hope and Sunrise Historical and Mining Museum, through programs, publications, and this site.
Online Archive: This website's Research page is now a new website: Hope and Sunrise Archive.
Interactive Map: AlaskaHistoryMap.com