From fine art to alien research, there are plenty of fascinating places to visit in Roswell.
UFO & ALIEN-THEMED ATTRACTIONS
International UFO Museum & Research Center
Offering UFO exhibits, monthly lectures and a one-of- a-kind gift shop. Open every day, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 114 N. Main St., 575-625-9495. www.roswellufomuseum.com
Roswell Space Center
Featuring “The Roswell Spacewalk” – an immersive art installation in black light transporting the viewer through time and space, following the future from the past into outer space and beyond. Includes the Roswell Space Center Off World Trade Goods including unsusual gifts, toys art and collectors’ items. Open 7 days a week, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. 116 East 2nd Street. Call 575-627-6868 or 575-623-4964.
Roswell Museum and Art Center
See work from Peter Hurd, Henriette Wyeth, Georgia O’Keeffe and the Aston Collection of the American West. Includes a museum store with unique Roswell merchandise. Admission is free. Open Mon. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sun. and holidays, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. 100 W. 11th St., 575-624-6744. Need to include Robert H. Goddard exhibit. roswell-nm.gov
Robert H. Goddard Planetarium
An adjoining wing of the Roswell Museum & Art Center. Call for current show information, 575-624-6744.
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
Diverse collection of modern art from past and present artists in residence. Admission is free. Open Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – noon and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., and Sat. – Sun. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. 409 E. College Blvd., 575-623-5600. https://rair.org/about-amoca
Gallery of the Roswell Fine Arts League/New Mexico Miniature Arts Society
A co-op gallery showcasing the work of more than 20 local artists. Admission is free. Open Mon. – Sat. 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 107 E. 5th St., 575-625-5263.
Roswell Symphony Orchestra
Featuring professional musicians who have performed with renowned symphonies across the United States, Canada and Europe. Call for concert dates and times. 800-300-9822 or 575-623-5882.
Annual Events in Roswell
Robert H. Goddard Science Discovery Festival
Hike It & Spike It
Party on the River/Cinco de Mayo
Roswell 2k New Beetle Convention & Car Show
John Chisum Rodeo Days
Y2K Bettle Convention
Fourth of July Celebration
Chile Cheese Festival
Eastern NM State Fair
The Living West Festival