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Learn about the Great Fire of 1889

Download a device friendly copy of the walking tour here or a printable version of the pdf here.


Click here for past events, photographs, and recorded webinars.

Upcoming Events

The Museum is open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10am until 3pm. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing.


History La Plata

Drop in at the Museum on Saturday, June 11 from 10am until 3pm as we celebrate the publication of History La Plata 2002. Pick up a copy and browse a mini exhibit of some of the fifty treasures that will be featured in History La Plata this year.

Second Saturday Webinar Series, Saturday June 11th at 1pm on Zoom, "Celebrating 50 Years of Local History with 50 Treasures of the Animas Museum." If you can't make it to the Museum in person, we will share the stories of some of the treasures that will be featured in History La Plata in webinar format. There is no charge for the webinar but registration is required. Register here.


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Enjoy a delightful high tea and a presentation by Caroline Romney, Durango's first newspaper editor at Create Art and Tea at 1015 Main Ave to support the Animas Museum. Tickets are $25. Seating is limited so reserve your spot today by calling Create Art and Tea at 970 764-4104 or visiting their website createartandtea.com.


Second Saturday Webinar Series, Saturday July 9 at 1pm on Zoom, "The Great Fire of 1889." Join local historian Charles DiFerdinando to learn about the July fire that changed Durango's history. There is no charge for the webinar but registration is required. Register here.

Tentative List of Events for 2022

This list is very tentative!

Please check back often for updates.

August:

  • Webinar — Animas City Cemetery, 2nd Saturday
  • Event — National Night Out/ Games Night and Games Day

September:

  • Webinar — TBD, 2nd Saturday
  • Event — History Live!

October:

  • Webinar — TBD, 2nd Saturday
  • October 14 - Ride the train to Cascade!
  • Event – Halloween event/dance

November:

  • Webinar — TBD, 2nd Saturday
  • Annual Meeting 2nd Tuesday

December:

  • Webinar — TBD, 2nd Saturday
  • Event –Christmas Gala


Click here for past events, photographs, and recorded webinars.