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Roswell Museum & Art Center

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Definitely an entertaining museum

OK, so this is a fun place and doesn't cost much to get in so it's worth a stop. But just know that... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kansas City, Missouri
Happened upon the arts and science fair

We set out on a Saturday morning to explore Roswell, and this was our first stop. Little did we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelly A
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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...more
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100 W 11th St, Roswell, NM 88201-4910
+1 575-624-6744
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place didn’t to convince me. I expected more. A tiny place with a few dolls and a few copies of magazine articles.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

OK, so this is a fun place and doesn't cost much to get in so it's worth a stop. But just know that some of it is pretty hokey. Some of the letters of documentation really make you wonder if there really is someone out...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We set out on a Saturday morning to explore Roswell, and this was our first stop. Little did we know it was the day of the arts and science fair. As we were looking around, the museum director stopped us and encouraged us to stick...More

1  Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 1 week ago

While the Roswell Museum & Art Center is a fine looking building with many pieces of art and memorabilia, I was a little disappointed in the fact that many areas were being rearranged. And also that the Robert Goddard exhibit was so small. I would...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pit stop in Roswell to chill with the 👽. My girls had fun making penny coin memorabilia. The photos were great.

1  Thank sandovalangelo45
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This was very interesting and entertaining. Great museum. Would recommend visiting if you are in the area.

1  Thank marysheppard
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Wonderful works of art and plenty to see. Mostly modern art from local famous artists. They have a planetarium attached, which was fun.

1  Thank Danny C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Knowing New Mexico and its cultural life intimately, I can say with confidence that this is the finest museum in the state. Yes I know, them's fighting words, and these coming from a great fan of Albuquerque's Maxwell Museum and all that Taos has to...More

2  Thank BDL61
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We were in Roswell briefly & found this museum near where we were staying. The museum was a beautiful & delightful surprise. Our focus while visiting was on the collection of paintings by Peter Hurd & Henrietta Wyeth. (We had no idea there were so...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The museum is free. If you visit the planetarium there is a small fee. The place is magnificent. Currently painting from Wyeth are on display. The Robert Goddard displays are a knockout for anyone interested in rocketry. The displays on native and local history are...More

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