The Animas Museum
The Animas Museum is owned and operated by the La Plata County Historical Society,
whose directors and staff have transformed the 1904
Animas City School
building into a charming local history museum.
The Museum offers a variety of exhibits and programs for all ages, and is also home to our research library and photo archives. Sample some of our photo collection
here then visit the museum to see more.
For the latest on activities and events at the
museum, please check here or on our
The mission of the La Plata County Historical Society is to keep La Plata County history and culture alive for present and future generations.
La Plata County Historical Society
La Plata County Historical Society/Animas Museum is seeking an Interim Director who is an innovative manager, motivator, and action-oriented organizer with excellent communication, fundraising, and fiscal management skills. The Interim Director may be considered for the permanent position at the conclusion of the interim period. A full job description may be viewed here. Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. by September 1, 2015.
Panorama view of the Joy Cabin.