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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 are working toward reopening!

Starting June 15th, we will be open for research by appointment only on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11am until 4pm. Call the Museum at 970 259-2402 or send an email to info@animasmuseum.org to make an appointment.

We hope to reopen the galleries on July 6th, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am until 3pm.

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

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