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

(907) 440-1541


Pandemic 2021 COVID Plan:

  • 6-foot Social Distancing

  • Sanitation Station by front door (main building)

  • Contact tracing log inside front door (main building)

Haun Collection 2010.039.001

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.

Please Donate: The museum survives on donations.

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: See Hope historic buildings: AlaskaHistoryMap.com