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Roswell Museum & Art Center

100 W 11th St, Roswell, NM 88201-4910
+1 575-624-6744
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For a town this size, this is a huge and excellent museum

I came for the art and stayed for the historical items, and it was time well spent. Highly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
reberascal
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Essex, New York
Unexpected Pleasent Surprise

For a town of this size to have such an outstanding museum is very surprising. The Roswell Museum... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GoingWhereToday
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Lancaster, California
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Founded in 1937, the Roswell Museum and Art Center is home to an extensive collection of southwestern art, the equipment and workshop of pioneering rocketeer Robert H. Goddard, and the Rogers Aston Collection of the American West, which encompasses historical southwestern artifacts spanning from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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100 W 11th St, Roswell, NM 88201-4910
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+1 575-624-6744
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"hodge podge"
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"local history"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came for the art and stayed for the historical items, and it was time well spent. Highly recommended.

1  Thank reberascal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a town of this size to have such an outstanding museum is very surprising. The Roswell Museum & Art Center consists of historical artifacts and esthetic art; both pertaining to the region. It is worth the time for a visit.

2  Thank GoingWhereToday
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Need a real museum after looking at UFOs? Come here for some excellent art AND science. The center is free, and has both art and exhibits on Robert Goddard, father of rocketry. Check out a display of his workshop, and go outside to see a...More

3  Thank Nate C
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

They had lots to do with very interesting things, it was clean prices were decent and staff was very nice and knowledgeable

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

We were there during the Roswell UFO Festival which was fantastic in itself. My kids were mesmerized by the huge numbers of people visiting the museum to meet a famous UFO author. Many of the visitors were dressed up as aliens. Lovely staff and great...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

We spent some time here at the museum and we were pleasantly surprised. A great place to spend a little time and find some motivation for my own art. A wide assortment of art, a little something for everyone. I love seeing what small towns...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

This art museum has mostly contemporary art, much of which is baffling to the non-artists among us. We enjoyed the Founders Gallery the most, where you could actually know what you were looking at.

Thank Marncol
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

This is a good museum, for History and Art from local artists. There is no charge to visit. Has a good store. Clean restrooms. Our 3rd time here and next time we're in Roswell, we will visit again.

Thank SeguinTX
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

If you enjoy science, you would like the part of the museum that covers Goddard's contribution to the rocket industry. Totally free, which is a plus. Art is enjoyable.

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

This is a wonderful, intimate facility. The gift shop is curated by a wonderfully-warm local artist. The Goddard exhibit is a fantastic treasure and the art collection is first-rate.

Thank Lessie Jo F
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