The Animas Museum
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 mission of the La Plata County Historical Society is to keep La Plata County history and culture alive for present and future generations.
- We promote public awareness of our collective past through the Animas Museum and its exhibits, educational programs and advocacy.
- We provide a welcoming space to support and give voice to the region's diverse cultural perspectives.
- Our collections stewardship makes available community resources to inspire engagement and understanding.
- We promote historic preservation by fostering an appreciation of history, the built environment and landscape.
The Museum offers a variety of exhibits and programs for all ages, and is also home to our research library and photo archives.
Animas Historical Museum has its own QR Code!
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