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Roswell Museum & Art Center

Address: 100 West Eleventh Street, Roswell, NM 88201
Phone Number: +1 575-624-6744
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Roswell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Observatories/ Planetariums, Museums
Owner description: Housing not only a fine art collection, the Roswell Museum & Art Center is also home to the Robert...
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Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Observatories/ Planetariums, Museums
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.

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El Paso, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Average fair but the sellers were all very nice and the had some unique items. Lots of western item as expected. An amazing artist from Ruidoso made some lovely wind chimes from reclaimed silverware.

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Mariposa, California
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37 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

In addition to Peter Hurd paintings, the rocket and local history exhibits are all very interesting and well done.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nice, small museum packed with great exhibits, including local artists and history including Robert Goddard, Western History and Beyond, contemporary and classic works from Peter Hurd, Henriette Wyeth, and Carlos Quinto Kemm. Also a few Georgia O'Keeffe pieces, and a well stocked gift store. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

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Palmer Lake, Colorado
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84 reviews 84 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised by this museum! They do have a Georgia O'keeffe aping worth the Goddard space lab. And, the native American displays are stunning.

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Most of the displays are newspaper clippings although there is information about Air Force pilots sworn to secrecy and civilians threatened with horrible things if they spoke of the incident. A radio broadcast plays on an old radio with a tickertape machine next to it and a display of mechanical "aliens" stand around a sad looking saucer. Downtown looks like... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

If you are going to Roswell don't miss this museum. It full of local history and lots about the Goddard Rocket. There is also an art exhibition that is worth seeing if you are into art. The museum closes at 5pm and I suggest you give yourself an hour. We went straight there when we got into town and were... More 

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Las Cruces, NM
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88 reviews 88 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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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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