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Join Us!

Everyone with a love of history and a desire to see it preserved for future generations is invited to become a member of the La Plata County Historical Society. Joining the La Plata County Historical Society helps assure continuation of programs at the Animas Museum. It fosters the development of new programs and keeps the Animas Museum open for business, available for casual visits and serious research. It provides the expertise to guide you when you're looking for information, documents, and photos. Most importantly, it preserves the history of our area, its people and traditions.

Membership Benefits

Basic and Student

  • Unlimited Free Admission to the Animas Museum
  • Artifacts, The LPCHS quarterly Newsletter
  • Two guest passes for you to share with friends or family
  • Levels:
    • Single $35
    • Family $50
    • Pioneer (over 65) $25
    • Student $15

Enhanced and Business

  • Unlimited Free Admission to the Animas Museum
  • Artifacts, The LPCHS quarterly Newsletter
  • Notice of Special Events and New Exhibits
  • Admission to Member-only events, including Exhibit Previews
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Four guest passes for you to share with friends or family
  • Levels:
    • Single $45
    • Family $60
    • Pioneer (over 65) $30
    • Small Business (five or fewer employees) $150
    • Medium Business (6 - 11 employees) $200
    • Corporate (12 or more employees) $300

Lifetime Memberships--Contact the museum.


Pay Online or Download a Printable Application Form

Membership Type

Museum Store

No visit to the Animas Museum would be complete without a stop in our store. The museum store features a wide variety of merchandise from Navajo Rugs and Puebloan pottery, to rare books. You are sure to find something for yourself and everyone on your list and to support the museum and the historical society.

Volunteers

From its inception, the Animas Museum has depended on volunteers. Even today, with three paid employees, they are an essential part of operations and programs. The following volunteer opportunities are available. To learn more, call the Museum.