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About Us

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.

We offer a variety of exhibits and programs online. Please contact us for assistance with access to our research library and photo archives at info@animasmuseum.org


Screenshot of videoWe are thrilled the Colorado Humanities Board of Directors has offered the La Plata Historical Society a 2021 Colorado Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan grant in the amount of $18,000. We are taking part in a social media challenge to be eligible for additional grant funding. Please help us by liking and sharing our video on Colorado Humanities Facebook page.

Funding for these grants has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) and the NEH Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) initiative.

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Click here to become a member of the La Plata County Historical Society!

Thanks to Alpine Bank for their support creating this video.

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Thanks to our sponsors for helping to share and preserve La Plata County history!

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