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Downtown Historic District

Roswell, NM
+1 800-776-7935
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Small and interesting Museum

It is a must in Roswell mostly because it’s pretty much the only thing to do 😝 it is ok and if you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
via mobile
A Kooky Area of a Kooky Town

All things UFO are waiting for you in Roswell, New Mexico, so you shouldn't be surprised to see... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Winnipeg, Canada
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Beginning in the 1830s as a mill town, Roswell's historic neighborhood features many of the original buildings that have been restored.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good38%
  • Average28%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“ufo museum” (29 reviews)
“alien theme” (5 reviews)
“santa hats” (2 reviews)
Roswell, NM
+1 800-776-7935
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must in Roswell mostly because it’s pretty much the only thing to do 😝 it is ok and if you are into UFOs there is a lot of information and data you will find interesting, I have a 5 year old and...More

Thank elizsan
Reviewed 12 January 2018

All things UFO are waiting for you in Roswell, New Mexico, so you shouldn't be surprised to see sites such as UFO streetlights. It's great to see the local effort and town spirit in this little community. A tour of the area definitely puts you...More

Thank SueFromWinnipeg
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We planned a stop in Roswell to break up our drive from Dallas to Ruidoso. There are green (and even pink) aliens everywhere! To help you get into the holiday spirit, the street lamps were decked out with Santa hats and alien eyes. There are...More

1  Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you use the UFO Museum as your anchor, spend some time after visiting some of the many stores in the vicinity. Many are interesting 'alien themed' shops and one has a fantastic, fun collection of alien dioramas that you can step into and become...More

1  Thank SHTexas
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is small-town America with a twist. While there is not a lot to see it is charming and cheerfully embracing of its alien allure.

Thank Lessie Jo F
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

It seems the whole town of Roswell has embraced the alien theme, and it's such fun when you visit. The downtown offers many attractions -UFO museum, gift shops, spacewalk, et cetera. Restaurants and coffee shops have cute alien themed dishes. If you continue driving from...More

Thank misty_bee_Wyo
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Roswell has so much character. At Christmastime, the streetlamp bulbs have alien eyes and are wearing Santa hats! It is a place where history careens into science fiction and young hipster meets the Old hippies. It is a educational day trip full of photo opportunities,...More

Thank Stacy A
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The downtown area is dominated by furthering the UFO mythology. Lots of places catering to that obsession, and a nice museum.

Thank drdroad
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We stopped downtown to take our grandson to the UFO museum. The immediate area seemed to be thriving with lots of traffic, shops, and small restaurants. The focus is the alien landing. Most stores are souvenir shops. We saw little of historic significance in the...More

Thank BillM551
Reviewed 16 November 2017

we arrived at 4:30 and everything was closing. there was less alien things as I imagined and it was all very corny. not recommended.

Thank kelly f
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