2930 Main Ave.
Durango, CO 81301
Phone: (970) 259-5373
Fax: (970) 259-1546
Arts & Museums
Run by the La Plata County Historical Society, the Animas Museum is a quaint and friendly local history museum. The strives at preserving the history and culture. Events are regularly held here. Check the site for details before visiting.
The Center of Southwest Studies Museum, at the Fort Lewis College, is a great preservation of American culture. The museum touches upon the various cultures as well as wildlife environment. their exhibits include art, textile, natural history and more.
Durango Discovery Kids, formerly known as Children's Museum of Durango, is an interesting place to visit along with your kids. Various activities, educational workshops and exhibitions are held here that entertain kids as well as enrich their knowledge further. Besides, there is a dress up area where you can become a princess or Robin Hood. The fund raising events and community programs involve children as well as adults in activities that benefit the society as a whole. And if you are a member of the museum, you can also host birthday parties of your little ones here. For further details, do visit their website.