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The Animas Museum will be closed until further notice.

This is not a decision we have made lightly. However, due to recent events we have decided to make this decision for the public good. In 1918, the Animas City School shut its doors for a time amid the influenza outbreak that ravaged our area. A century later we have taken these lessons to heart, and are now taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of locals and visitors alike by trying to curb the spread of this new disease to our country before it becomes a major issue. We will update this website when we are able to re-open safely.

In the meantime, visit our new online exhibits.

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.

The Museum offers a variety of exhibits and programs for all ages, and is also home to our research library and photo archives.

Donate to the Anne Isgar Memorial Fund


All events have been postponed until further notice.

Distillery Tour & History Talk Series

Flyer for Distillery Tour & History Talk Series

Tacoma Train

Tacoma Train 2020