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“Aliens galore--make a scrapbook” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Downtown Historic District

Downtown Historic District
Roswell, NM
800-776-7935
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Ranked #14 of 15 Attractions in Roswell
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: Beginning in the 1830s as a mill town, Roswell's historic neighborhood features many of the original buildings that have been restored.
Venus
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Aliens galore--make a scrapbook”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Most of the shops are Alien junk from Oriental Trading Co. but a gem I did find was the nation's largest scrapbook store! If you are a crafty person, there is everything you can imagine in there!

Visited July 2014
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Point Richmond, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Alien Parade on the 4th of July”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The best time to visit this place is on the July 3rd to 6th! The aliens take over the streets during the parade, and there was a full-sized space ship with Princess Lea and Han Solo waving from it. :) The Blue Angels also put on a great show during the festivities. If you are an Area 51 buff, the UFO talks in the UFO Museum is worth going to. They even had George Takei as a guest speaker! The fireworks display was also incredible. One could see it from almost anywhere because there are no hills to block the show. The Mexican restaurants there have excellent food, esp. the Huevos Rancheros. Beam me there, Scotty!!!

Visited July 2013
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mt
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Quaint”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Lot's of little stores and antiques if that is of interest to you. A few good places to eat but other than that not much to see.

Visited October 2013
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Winnebago, Illinois
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
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“LAME!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

I went out of my way to get here. Nothing at all of interest. I was going to stay two days. I stayed less than a day. There is nothing of interest it fun here. If you came looking for anything serious to see don't bother.

Visited May 2014
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Glendale, Arizona
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“Easy walking”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Mostly shops are focused on the alien aspect but it is interesting. Some of the shops seem to be more serious about the Roswell incident than others

Visited April 2014
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