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Roswell Museum & Art Center

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Address: 100 West Eleventh Street, Roswell, NM 88201
Phone Number: +1 575-624-6744
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Description: Housing not only a fine art collection, the Roswell Museum & Art Center is...
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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Very Nice Museum

A very nice museum for a town the size of Roswell. Great variety of works and special showings. Some well-known New Mexico artworks that are must-sees.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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Belen, New Mexico
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Belen, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A very nice museum for a town the size of Roswell. Great variety of works and special showings. Some well-known New Mexico artworks that are must-sees.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This museum has Robert Goddard's tools and some of his rocket parts. He was a pioneer in liquid propellant as a rocket fuel. Very educational and entertaining. Free admission. Make a donation if you like!

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Piedmont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We enjoyed the different art exhibits with the explanation of how they are done. The Western exhibit which has a plethora of artifacts in separate displays from the days of the conquistadors to the present time. The Goddard exhibit was interesting and filled in a lot of details in the story of rocket flight. I would definitely recommend this as... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Being free and we had the day in Roswell we called and viewed the art (interesting) and other exhibits (enjoyed the Goddard/Space info).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great free museum. Had art and history and a gift shop. Particularly liked the Goddard section. Had lots about his rocket research. Worth a stop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Beautiful exhibits and very educational. My 12 yrs old son was impressed even though he is not an artsy student. My in-laws from GA really enjoyed the visit as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

There was some nice art and the western history display was good but I really came to see the exhibit on Robert H Goddard. As somewhat of a space junky, I have been aware of this great American rocket pioneer for almost as long as I can remember. It was a thrill to see some of the actual rockets he... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I love the peace and quiet to take everything in. I love the displays they have. I love that you're not bothered and can go at your own pace.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The museum is good, but it's always been the same for as long as i can remember (20+ years). The art and exhibits are all the same with few additions.

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El Paso, Texas
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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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