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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 took a break from riding in the car and stopped at this museum to learn some of the history of the area. The museum is located in a three story building which was a schoolhouse at one time...  more »
  • Very well organized and documented history of the Durango area. An intimate look at the "Old West" here in southwest Colorado.  more »
  • Good on ya for preserving your history, mate! Good stuff!
  • Nice museum. Very informative.

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