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Walker Aviation Musem

Address: 1 Jerry Smith CIrcle, Roswell, NM 88203
Phone Number: (575) 347-2464
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Ranked #12 of 13 Attractions in Roswell
Type: Museums
Attraction details
Type: Museums
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Lund, Sweden
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173 reviews 173 reviews
75 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A small museum with info about the Air Force base. Worth a quick look and free. It is housed in the airport terminal.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

There were a lot of cute and fun shops to look through. The murals on the buildings were great and we enjoyed how everyone was into the whole Alien theme

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El Paso, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I was stationed at Walker AFB in 1964-65 (it closed in '67.)The museum primarily displays artifacts from the early days of the base. I found it very interesting. Walker was a SAC base in the 60's, with 2 B-52 squadrons and 2 Tanker squadrons (I believe.) Driving around the base was fantastic, as several buildings where I used to work... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This was a trip back in Time. I was stationed at Walker AFB from 1963 to 1966. I loved this base, and a lot of it is still here. The museum has much to see, and they are interesting people with which to talk. Even if you were not in the Air Force or stationed here, there is much to... More 

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Roswell, New Mexico
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

I've enjoyed the other museums and galleries in Roswell, but had never been here, and was looking forward to it. It wasn't worth the drive however. The entire museum is the size of an average home dining room, At a minimum I thought there would be a map of all the current buildings, and what they were used for when... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Unless you got off a plane in Roswell, there isn't much point in going all the way to the other side of Roswell , down to the airport, look for a parking space, then go inside to be disappointed by a very small one room "museum" too look at 3 uniforms of the USAF and a few memorabilia items in... More 

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