Sunnyslope Historical Society & Museum

At the museum you can explore and learn via two galleries about the educational facilities; daily living; early beginnings and families of this humble community; William R. Norton & his development of the Sunny Slope Townsite; the significant roles of the Desert Mission, and later, John C. Lincoln Hospital, played in the community as well as the burgeoning businesses that have helped keep Sunnyslope viable to this day.


Museum & Society Headquarters

737 E. Hatcher Rd.

Phoenix, AZ 85020



Call for Volunteers

We are seeking volunteers to staff our museum!  Please click here for more information; training will be provided.

Museum Hours & Admission

Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Hours: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Free Admission

Our opening day is Thursday, September 22, 2016.  We welcome you and invite you to be acquainted with all that we have to offer.

We are counting down to our Fall opening meeting which will take place on Saturday, October 1st at 10:00 am until noon.  Our speakers are Paul and Tom Purtzer. They are the sons of former Sunnyslope doctor, Dr. Purtzer.  Paul and Tom will share stories and pictures of their family.  They will talk about being early residents of the Moon Valley Country Club.  From 1966-1969 the Moon Valley kids attended Sunnyslope High School.  Paul lettered in golf and Tom lettered in football and golf.  They then attended Arizona State University where they were collegiate golf All-Americans.  Tom won our own Phoenix Open in 1984 and now plays on the PGA Champions Tour.  Paul played on the tour for 8 years and now is a highly respected instructor at Stone Creek Golf Club in Phoenix.

We will have great refreshments after the speakers.  There is no charge for this although donations are accepted.    Meet our members and friends and have a good time.  For specific information  call 602-331-3150.  If we are not there we will return your call.