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Explore History

The Cooper Landing Historical Society and Museum welcomes you to come and explore the story of what makes Cooper Landing, Alaska the town it is today. Experience what it was like to walk into a grocery store from the 1920's, how people got their mail, where children went to school, and much, much more. 


Our Museum has many items to see and learn about. 

  • Two Historical Buildings 

  • Old School House built in 1955 

  • Jack Lean’s Cabin, from 1920

  • Mining History 

  • Lifestyle of Early Residents

  • Natural History

  • Full Brown Bear Skeleton 


 Plan Your Visit 

The Cooper Landing Museum is open during the summer season or by appointment. We are located at Mile 48.7 of the Sterling Highway next to the Cooper Landing Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center. 

Open May 15th through September 15th
Wednesday through Monday
NOON to 5:00 P.M.
or by appointment


Upcoming Events

Spring Open House

Cooper Landing Museum’s opening Monday, May 27, 2019, is a special event with the installation of the engraved 9 foot long, spruce wood map from Kenai Lake to Hidden Lake detailed with “you are here”, trailheads, campgrounds, local features such as the post office, community center and library, and geographical features. This map, created by Katie Feichtinger, is dedicated to the memory of Helen and Pat Gwin for their contribution to Cooper Landing history and growth. All interested are invited to the opening. Refreshments will be served and door prizes won! 


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