3065 W. 2nd Ave.
Durango, CO 81301
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The Animas Museum is THE museum for the history of Durango and La Plata County. Exhibits tell the stories from earliest inhabitants to modern firefighers. It is located in the 1904 Animas City School building
Exhibits include Forged by Flame,the story of how fire has shaped the community. Law & Disorder tells the stories of the area's rowdy elements and the brave lawmen who tamed them. Also on the grounds; the Joy Cabin, a fully restored 1870s log home.
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