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“lovely museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Roswell Museum & Art Center

Roswell Museum & Art Center
Ranked #3 of 24 things to do in Roswell
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Founded in 1937, the Roswell Museum and Art Center is home to an extensive collection of southwestern art, the equipment and workshop of pioneering rocketeer Robert H. Goddard, and the Rogers Aston Collection of the American West, which encompasses historical southwestern artifacts spanning from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries.
Elgin, Texas
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160 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“lovely museum”
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.

Visited August 2014
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Horseshoe Bay
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Above average”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Not a world class museum, but many interesting displays. Not worth a trip, but definitely see it if you are in town, or only a slight detour from your route.

Visited July 2014
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Texas
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Enjoyment”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Wonderfull if you enjoy history, art and science. Especially enjoyed the moon information. There was nothing I disliked about it.

Visited August 2014
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great museum - on a par with major cities!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great collections with plenty of available information on artists. The information on Goddard and his rocket work in Roswell was a total surprise to me. The 2 hours I was at the Museum flew by very quickly!

Visited July 2014
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Dallas Texas
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77 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We came to Roswell to see the alien attractions but were disappointed and looking for more to do in this town. We found this museum and we were warmly welcomed when we entered. We were happily surprised at all the beautiful art and interesting mix of museum pieces. This is definitely a town treasure!
If you are visiting Roswell, know before you go that there are not many touristy activities in this town. You really could probably see everything you want to see in this town in a half day or less. The people here are very friendly and welcoming so we had an enjoyable visit.

Visited July 2014
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