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.
Thank you to everyone who contributed to our annual campaign and helped "keep the doors open." Through your generosity we raised over $14,000! We would appreciate your support throughout the coming year, and as always donations are tax deductible.
Panorama view of the Joy Cabin.