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Love the area !

Alien theme throughout the town / shops and stores all offer an array of merchandise- interesting... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Lake Wales, Florida
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Pretty good. Seems like its fading

It was a destination for my daughter and I. We enjoy the older cheesy attractions and we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Suzanne A
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Beginning in the 1830s as a mill town, Roswell's historic neighborhood features many of the original buildings that have been restored.
Roswell, NM
+1 800-776-7935
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Alien theme throughout the town / shops and stores all offer an array of merchandise- interesting as well as comical at times - fun to go in the stores and see the street lights decorated as Aliens 👽

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank 352bobs
Reviewed 13 March 2018

It was a destination for my daughter and I. We enjoy the older cheesy attractions and we enjoyed it very much and we were hoping there was more.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Suzanne A
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We were on a time schedule and did not have a lot of time to explore this area. I would definitely recommend you check this place out and allow ample time to enjoy your visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank babs12858
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

It is a must in Roswell mostly because it’s pretty much the only thing to do 😝 it is ok and if you are into UFOs there is a lot of information and data you will find interesting, I have a 5 year old and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank elizsan
Reviewed 12 January 2018

All things UFO are waiting for you in Roswell, New Mexico, so you shouldn't be surprised to see sites such as UFO streetlights. It's great to see the local effort and town spirit in this little community. A tour of the area definitely puts you...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank SueFromWinnipeg
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We planned a stop in Roswell to break up our drive from Dallas to Ruidoso. There are green (and even pink) aliens everywhere! To help you get into the holiday spirit, the street lamps were decked out with Santa hats and alien eyes. There are...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you use the UFO Museum as your anchor, spend some time after visiting some of the many stores in the vicinity. Many are interesting 'alien themed' shops and one has a fantastic, fun collection of alien dioramas that you can step into and become...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank SHTexas
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is small-town America with a twist. While there is not a lot to see it is charming and cheerfully embracing of its alien allure.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lessie Jo F
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

It seems the whole town of Roswell has embraced the alien theme, and it's such fun when you visit. The downtown offers many attractions -UFO museum, gift shops, spacewalk, et cetera. Restaurants and coffee shops have cute alien themed dishes. If you continue driving from...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank misty_bee_Wyo
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Roswell has so much character. At Christmastime, the streetlamp bulbs have alien eyes and are wearing Santa hats! It is a place where history careens into science fiction and young hipster meets the Old hippies. It is a educational day trip full of photo opportunities,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Stacy A
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Response from BillM551 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no idea about public transportation in Roswell.