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“Nice Little Art Museum” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Roswell Museum & Art Center

Roswell Museum & Art Center
100 West Eleventh Street, Roswell, NM 88201
+1 575-624-6744
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Ranked #2 of 21 things to do in Roswell
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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.
Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nice Little Art Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Great way to spend an hour in Roswell. Friendly staff members with interesting and diverse art collection.

Visited July 2014
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Birmingham, AL
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“What a find!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a wonderful museum that features a great collection of modern and contemporary art, including installations from New Mexico artists. This alone would have been great, but there is also a historical section with weapons and other artifacts and a great exhibit on early rocket scientist Robert Goddard, including a replica of his workshop! This museum was a great find.

Visited July 2014
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“Educational”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The museum is filled with a variety of newspaper articles, personal letters, photos, and artifacts from those Roswell families who experienced and gave personal testimonies about the crash of the "space object with six small creatures on board." The museum further features a Hollywood movie that tells the Roswell story.

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Bedford
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“Neat Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We had some time to kill after the UFO museum and Alien Zone so we decided to head over the Roswell Museum and Art Center. I am glad we did. The museum was free (donations are welcome though). They had some interesting art work on display - some we liked and some we didn't. But sparked some great conversation and appreciation of the work that went into creating some of the pieces. The one thing I didnt like was some of the historical displays had the information about the displays off to the side in a booklet instead being part of the display. That made it harder to learn about a particular piece that interested you.

Visited July 2014
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“Very nice museum.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A very nice art museum which also hosts a replica of Robert Goddard's workshop. Robert Goddard is considered the Father of Rocketry.and did a lot of his work in Roswell. Also a number of paintings by Peter Hurd and others. A very nice presentation. Museum is warm, tho. They could have cranked up the AC a bit (104° F outside.)

Visited June 2014
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