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International UFO Museum Roswell

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International UFO Museum
114 N. Main Street
Roswell
NM
88203
Tel: 505 625-9495

Where are we going today?

Have you ever seen some strange lights in the sky and wondered why they are? Well, it could be a plane, BUT it also could be a UFO!

Of course, if you want to know all about UFOs and the mystery behind them, then Roswell is the place to be! Welcome to the International UFO Museum & Research Center! This is the place to be to ALL things UFO!

Do you know the history of Roswell, and the UFO events that happened there? Well, here's a little trip down history lane! Back in 1947, something mysterious happened in the northwest of Roswell during a very bad thunderstorm. And thus the mystery began!

There weren't really any answers for a few years until someone came across the story in the early 1980s, and then the search began for someone who saw this event....and you will have to visit the museum to find out what happened! 

The International UFO Museum & Research Center is there for families just like yours, to provide you information on all the aspects of this amazing phenomenon. People have actually be travelling from all around the world to visit - how amazing is that!

The museum exhibits cover a whole range of topics, from those iconic Roswell Incidents, UFO sightings, crop circles, that famous Area 51, abductions, and ancient astronauts. They aren't there to convince anyone who visits that UFOs and aliens exist. It's just a place where kids and families can go to look at the information in front of them, and just ask a lot of questions.

So next time you see some bright lights in the sky…think about the International UFO Museum & Research Center…and what they might think of it all! 

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$5
  • Children$2 (ages 5 - 15)
  • Free Under: 4 years
LAST UPDATED 2015

When can we go?

9am - 5pm daily

All year round, but closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.

Teachers corner

If there are school group visits with advanced written notice, they get in for free! Otherwise it's $1 per student and $2 per adult. Notice must be 2 weeks. .

Any Top Tips?

If you have had any encounters, or have any pictures - bring them along or talk to them about it and see what they say! .

Doing our bit

They aren't here to change your mind or convince you. They're just there to let you know that this is what happened. You can make up your own mind! .

Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to chat about any accessibility you need .

Can I get one of those?

UFO Gifts has a WHOLE range of UFO related things for you to take home! From shirts, DVDs, books and toys! .

More information

On the holidays listed in the opening hours, they shut at 12pm.

What people are saying?

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    Definitely not what we were expecting. There is nothing there for young children, expect maybe the alien displays, but those scared my daughter a little bit (she was 2.5 at the time). As for the main museum exhibits, there was an overwhelming amount of science and history that the average person just wouldn't enjoy in my opinion. Also, many of the exhibits consisted of newspaper clippings and large amounts of text which required standing in one spot and reading for several minutes. Nothing really amazed me or stood out to me. We probably wouldn't...Read More

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    Such an amazing experience! I spent hours reading all of the literature, debating with the people I was with, and enjoying myself. People say it's "cheesy" or "completely ridiculous," but the whole idea that aliens landed in Roswell and that the government covered it up is awesome to me. Go with an open mind and have fun.

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    hey ive never been there it sounds like sooooo much fun hope ill get to go there
    :):):():)

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    i didnt went there.bui i will

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    Not for kids!!!!!!!

    we have stopped there on the way back from Carlsbad to Albuquerque, we have 3 kids (ages 4,8,8), this place is for adults/old people only, i would have expect with such a cool theme, to have nice activity for kids,

    took us 40 min, including gift shop to get out of there.

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by Jordan Meeter

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Definitely not what we were expecting. There is nothing there for young children, expect maybe the alien displays, but those scared my daughter a little bit (she was 2.5 at the time). As for the main museum exhibits, there was an overwhelming amount of science and history that the average person just wouldn't enjoy in my opinion. Also, many of the exhibits consisted of newspaper clippings and large amounts of text which required standing in one spot and reading for several minutes. Nothing really amazed me or stood out to me. We probably wouldn't go back if we were to drive through Roswell again.

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Thursday

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Humidity: 39 %
Wind: W - 18 MPH

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Humidity: 44 %
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Saturday

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