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Roswell Museum & Art Center

100 West Eleventh Street, Roswell, NM 88201
+1 575-624-6744
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Ranked #2 of 16 Attractions in Roswell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: Housing not only a fine art collection, the Roswell Museum & Art Center is also home to the Robert H. Goddard workshop and the Rogers Aston Collection... more » Owner description: Housing not only a fine art collection, the Roswell Museum & Art Center is also home to the Robert H. Goddard workshop and the Rogers Aston Collection of the American West. « less
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Las Cruces, NM
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88 reviews 88 reviews
12 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a do not miss, I was very surprised . The history collection part was extensive and the art part was excellent.

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Towaco, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Robert Goddard's equipment was very interesting to this rocket buff - lovely artwork as well - I wish I had more time to spend here, but I'd visit it again

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Sedona, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A gorgeous O'keeffe mixed in with other notable works. Very interesting. Also a large cache of memorabilia.

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Mancos, Colorado, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Nice art museum, however if you want to see amazing, visit the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art in Roswell!

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Elizabethtown
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Our first stop was the Tourist and Information Center on Main St in Roswell. They gave us a map that included attractions. The lady recommended we walk across the way to the next building with is the Roswell Museum & Art Center. We took her advice but wasn't sure if my grandson (4 yrs old) would care for it. He... More

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Cedar Park, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It was a welcomed break from all the alien paraphernalia. Be sure to check out the Native American items in the back.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Very nice treatment of Dr. Goddard's rocketry research. The art was also very nice. A very lovely museum.

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5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We saw no hard evidence of UFOs. But the trip was fun. The displays are cheesy but well thought out.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Another Free thing to do in Roswell. We enjoyed the way the exhibits are arranged by topic. Information from local living to Native Americans to space exploration.

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Our visit was based on recommendations, which were right on target. Excellent collection and a wonderful museum shop.

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