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Address: Roswell, NM
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+1 800-776-7935
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Beginning in the 1830s as a mill town, Roswell's historic neighborhood...

Beginning in the 1830s as a mill town, Roswell's historic neighborhood features many of the original buildings that have been restored.

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Kitsch it the most fabulous way!

My hubby and I are from Australia and we visited Roswell during our road trip around America. We loved Roswell and it will always have a soft spot in our heart. The downtown... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
McGoo8
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Canberra, Australia
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Eugene, Oregon
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking for something to do in Roswell & we visited the UFO museum. Lots of pictures, letters, articles, framed & hung to read. Some cute photo opportunities. (Some items to read are hung rather high to be comfortable for folks of average height that must wear bifocals.) After spending a couple hours there, it is easy to discuss what you've... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My hubby and I are from Australia and we visited Roswell during our road trip around America. We loved Roswell and it will always have a soft spot in our heart. The downtown area was fun. Lots of tourist stores to grab some great (and tacky) goodies, and the street lights looked like alien heads. The McDonalds is also worth... More 

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Thank McGoo8
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

A main drag with many hotels but not much else, in my view. The main tourist attraction now closed to the public (crash site of '47) it has lost its luster.

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Thank Angelo M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Every time I go to the Anderson it always a great experience. They always have new exhibit to see and enjoy. Very friendly and knowledgeable people there

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Butler, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a downtown that caters to the UFO enthusiast but the shops have tired looking touristy knick knacks and there seem to be a lot of business that are boarded up. There are a couple of antique shops that are interesting and the UFO museum is downtown. Again, if you are into this stuff..... We have been downtown a... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We thought this place was great but compared to the other reviews, this is what we were looking for... lots of aliens. So I agree if you're not going for the 1947 UFO experience, then you probably won't like it. We enjoyed the historic district and actually found the shops to be quite cheap and cute, friendly people and had... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I don't know exactly how 'historic' downtown Roswell is, but I can account for it being unique. Perhaps it was just the time of week I visited, but I saw absolutely nobody on the streets. I was also honked at a few times. People in cars tended to stare. There are also few shops and all the workers seem surprised... More 

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Alliance, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Calling Downtown Roswell "Historic" is akin to calling MacDonalds "fine dining"....There are a few interesting Antique Stores. (I could spend a long time wandering around Bullit Bob's). That being said, prices in these places are pretty outrageous. (maybe it's a Tourist Season thing) I understand a small town attempting to cash in on the events of 1947 but with blowup... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This town has completely embraced the whole UFO/alien thing. Everywhere we looked were green beings....hilarious!!

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Thank sparky221
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you need to crash your spaceship, you'd be better off finding a different place in the many locales of New Mexico. There is little to be seen here beyond the storefront windows littered with kitschy green men made of plastic and Honduras t-shirts from Honduras.

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