Please note:

The Museum is reopening for the autumn on Sunday, September 16, at which time we will resume our usual hours on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.  For special tours call 602-331-3150, or call Rene at 602-684-1607.

Call for historical items – The addition to our collection room extension is finished.  We now have room for more items – if you have any Sunnyslope records or memorabilia to donate please call Rene at 602-684-1607 or call the museum and leave a message 602-331-3150.


Schedule of Events for 2018 – 2019

** All events are scheduled at the Sunnyslope Historical Society Museum unless otherwise noted. **

September 2018

Saturday, September 22, 10 am – noon.  Winners of the Primaries.  Candidates from all parties have been invited to present their views on important issues.

October 2018

Saturday, October 13, 10 am – noon.  Future Light Rail Northeast Corridor Feasibility Study.  This is a free event. Come hear about the corridor options to connect the existing light rail systems through Sunnyslope to the Paradise Valley Mall area.

Saturday, October 20, 10 am – noon.  Growth of Real Estate in North Central Phoenix.  This is a free event. Come join Ron Gawlitta for a presentation on the commercial, industrial and residential growth of the real estate market around Central Phoenix.

November 2018

Saturday, November 10, 10 am – noon.  WWI — What Led to WWII?  Dashed Hopes & Naivete: A Servey of the Interwar years 1918-1939. Events leading from WWI to WWII. Presented by Herb Zinn with the Naval Commandery of the U.S.

December 2018

Sunday, December 16, 4 pm.  Holiday Light Tour to Illumination Light Show.  Come join us for our Holiday Fundraiser to the Illumination Light Show and Dinner. Travel in a luxury coach by American Valet to dinner and on to an amazing synchronized light show with festive music at ‘Illumination’ located in North Phoenix.  Admission is $45 for non-members, $35 for members, $10 for volunteers, and those who register early are eligible for a $5 Early Bird Discount.

January 2019

Saturday, January 12, 10 am – noon.  Phoenix Past and Present.  A free event. A journey through time with a photo slideshow with history about the growth of Phoenix presentated by John Jacquemart, Robert Melikian & Paul Scharback . Lunch available following presentation. $2 for current members, free for volunteers and $5 non-members. Enjoy our gift shop.

February 2019

Saturday, February 9, 10:30 am.  Journey to Cave Creek Museum & Lunch.  Journey to Cave Creek Museum and lunch for our spring time fund raiser. A live demonstration of the old stamp mill used in the grinding of ore. Followed by a presentation by the Cave Creek Historian, Kraig Nelson. Call for your reservations.

March 2019

Sunday, March 17, 10 am – noon.  Cultural Potluck.  Everyone Welcomed. Bring a dish typical of the country where you grew up and chat up your culture.

Sunday, March 31, 10 am – noon.  Early Sunnyslope by Ed Dobbins.  Come join us for a look at the life of early settlers and the development of the Desert Mission. A light lunch will follow presentation. $2 for current members, $5 non-members & free for volunteers.

April 2019

Saturday, April 13, 10 am – noon.  Palo Verde Festival.  A special time of year to celebrate gardening. Phoenix Arts and Culture will share landscaping tips for low water usage and desert gardening tips.

May 2019

Saturday, May 4, 10 am – noon.  Tribute to Jerry Jacka Arizona Highways Photographer.  Come join us for a tribute to a master photographer for AZ Highways.


Sunnyslope Historical Society Gift Shop

Sunnyslope Historical Society Gift Shop

Looking for a gift or present for that special someone?

From historical books, postcards, to fine jewelry, souvenir clothing and keepsakes, the Sunnyslope Historical Society Gift Shop has unique items available for purchase.

Gift Shop open during normal museum hours:

Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.




Beading Classes

We are offering beading classes on Thursdays and Saturdays.  Call Karen Beck our Gift Shop Office Manager to make your reservation at 602-331-3150 for class schedule and to enroll in classes.