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.
All Events Postponed Until Further Notice!
Call the Museum to check regarding cancellations.
Distillery Tour & History Talk Series
(Please note that we will not be able to tour the power plant building, but will be able to explore the grounds.)
Mark Your Calendars
More details to come...
- April 25-- Distillery Tour & History Talk
- May 3-- Member's Only, Birthday Party for Otto Mears
- May -- Distillery Tour & History Talk
- June -- Jerry Day talk
- July -- Gem Show
- August 22-- Community Heritage Dinner
- September 19-- Animas Museum LIVE!
- October -- Jerry Day talk
- December -- Holiday Bazaar
Jerry Day speaking about the history of the K-36 locomotives at the Animas Museum.
Charles DiFerdinando speaking about the Buffalo Soldiers at Ft. Lewis. Durango Craft Spirits Distillery Tour
The Joy Cabin at night, during the Christmas Bazaar.
Shane Voss, principal of Mountain Middle Schools, rings the Animas Museum's bell at 11am on Veteran's Day as the school's students look on.
Dedication of National Register Plaque, October 30.
Loisa Bass headstone, installed October 8, 2019.