Events
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All events are at the Animas Museum, 3065 W. 2nd Avenue, unless otherwise stated.

All Aboard!
The La Plata County Historical Society is hosting the Tacoma History Train.  This special event includes a tour of the historic Tacoma Power Plant.  Funds raised with support the Animas Museum.  We will depart the train station on Saturday, April 29th at 9:45am.  The cost is $85 per ticket which includes a box lunch and beverage.  For more information and tickets call the Animas museum at 950.259.2402.  Don't delay--this event sold out quickly last year!

May 3, 2017
Come to the museum to celebrate Otto Mears' birthday.

June 14, 2017
Opening of exhibit to commemorate the 100th anniversay of the U.S. entering World War I.  Grand opening and lectures to be announced.

Lecture Series
We are restarting some of our traditional lectures and events.  Stay tuned for more information.


Late Summer 2017
Our second annual Culinary Heritage Dinner is being planned.


December 2017
The annual Christmas Bazaar will be held at the Museum. 
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3065 West 2nd Ave.,
Durango, CO
(Corner of 31 St
and West 2nd Ave.)
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Adults: $5.00
Seniors 65+: $4.00
Children 7-12: $2.00
Members and Children
6 and under: FREE
May - October:
Monday - Saturday
10am - 5pm
November - April:
Tuesday - Saturday
10am - 4pm
P.O. Box 3384
Durango, CO 81302
(970) 259-2402
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