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Walker Aviation Musem

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Address: 1 Jerry Smith CIrcle, Roswell, NM 88203
Phone Number: (575) 347-2464
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

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Not Really a Museum

It's about the size of my bedroom. I would not consider it to be a museum, rather an informative historical dedicatory room. If you want to check it out while flying in or out of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015

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English first
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It's about the size of my bedroom. I would not consider it to be a museum, rather an informative historical dedicatory room. If you want to check it out while flying in or out of Roswell that is ideal. Please donate money or property to contribute to the transformation of this room potentially into something greater someday. Also, if you... More 

Anchorage, Alaska
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The history of the base and outlying airfields is important and disappearing. People should remember the military presence, how unfortunate that they left, and the POW camp. Small museum and tucked away, but people should make the effort to spend a few minutes there.

Perth, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Due to lack of funding, these exhibits are currently on display inside the Roswell International Air Centre. Small, yet packed full of aviation history and artefacts, it's a nice glimpse into an important part of Roswells past. A donation and 30 minutes is all you need, so I urge visitors to support this museum.

Lund, Sweden
Top Contributor
200 reviews 200 reviews
92 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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.

Senior Reviewer
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

El Paso, Texas
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
28 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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 

Roswell, New Mexico
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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 

Zagreb, Croatia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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