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Animas Museum, Durango

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The Animas Museum is a small, local history museum owned and operated by the La Plata County Historical Society, a Colorado non-profit corporation. The Historical Society’s mission is to collect, preserve and interpret the history, culture and heritage of the San Juan Basin, with a focus on La Plata County. Located in the historic Animas City School, the Museum offers a wide variety of exhibits and educational programs to people of all ages; a research library and photo archive; a gift shop; award-winning gardens; and a restored pioneer log cabin. The Museum operates year-round and has something for the entire family. The Museum is a community driven and oriented organization. We welcome any comments, suggestions or stories you have to share with us!
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  • We moved to Durango 2 years ago and new some history of the town. We wanted to find more about the town. The Animas Museum has a wealth of information. Plenty is old photos and biographies of the peop...  more »
  • At the Animas Museum, where it is said the past touches the future, visitors of all ages can explore the history of Durango, Colorado, and La Plata County. From Wild West outlaws and the brave lawmen ...  more »
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  • Fun lil museum! Don't miss the Cabin!
  • Much to see relating to historic Durango. Native and cowboy cultures explored. Interesting artifacts displayed.

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