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Animas Museum

3605 W 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301-4053
+1 970-259-2402
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Small but filled with interesting information

This museum is located in an old schoolhouse, and houses some very interesting information and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cottonwood, Arizona
History of Durango

This is a small museum, but the displays are well done and the history of Durango is well presented... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy P
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3605 W 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301-4053
+1 970-259-2402
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is located in an old schoolhouse, and houses some very interesting information and artifacts. One room is set up as an old classroom, and contains information on many of the region's schools, many long gone. Gives a lot of history on not only...More

Thank Claire253
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small museum, but the displays are well done and the history of Durango is well presented and interesting.

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Ever changing, the Animas Museum has set up a WWI exhibit to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the United States entry into the First World War. They have also revitalized the Native American Gallery. My favorite exhibit, however, remains the Law and Order one. I...More

Thank Geo1220
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Very interesting ,short trip on trolley from Main Avenue. Staff were very welcoming and helpful but let you wander at your leisure.

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We always visit this place when in Durango! The staff is very friendly and informed. They are helpful and don't mind answering questions!

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Woman who was sort of the curator was very helpful, patient and friendly. She was always at guests disposal and her knowledge was exactly what a curators should be. Museum offered a thorough panorama or Durango dating back to the late 1800 with old black...More

1  Thank Jim A
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Looking for a rainy day activity close to our hotel we walked here. It is a very nice way to spend a hour our two, lots of history about the town and area. We enjoyed it, give them a try.

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A smaller two story museum in Durango, Colorado, which is housed in a former school from the old town of Animas City. It has several areas including a “Law and Disorder” room, a reconstruction of an elementary classroom, a display on the 50th anniversary of...More

2  Thank IdaIllinois
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The docent was perfect! Met us at the door and started our tour in the "school room." 3 floors of history on Animas county - including the police and fire departments. Highly recommend!

1  Thank Anita W
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Museum is located in a neighborhood in a building that was an old school. Entrance fee is $4pp with discounts for seniors, military and kids. The museum is small but interesting if you want to learn about the area. There is a replica of a...More

3  Thank pasherry
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