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.
Friday and Saturday, October 7 & 8
Durango Heritage Celebration Weekend! On Friday, October 7, visit the museum to see two spectacular old west movies filmed in the Durango Area. Colorado Territory
will be show at 10am and A Ticket to Tomahawk
will be shown at 1pm. No charge, but donations are always welcome. Visit their website to learn more about the weekend activities.
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Third Annual Wool and Fiber Festival! Come to the museum to see demonstrations of carding and spinning. Join a natural dyeing workshop. Meet and learn about alpacas. Shop with local vendors. 10am until 3pm.
For the latest on activities and events at the museum, please check here
or on our Facebook page
The mission of the La Plata County Historical Society is to keep La Plata County history and culture alive for present and future generations.
Please support the museum by donating today!