International UFO Museum and Research Center, Roswell

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Find vast amount of information on one of the twentieth century’s most mysterious events at International UFO Museum and Research Center. Many consider the Roswell UFO Incident in 1947 undeniable proof of life outside Earth. Whether it was a spaceship, a simple weather balloon, or something else that crashed, it definitely spurred a wave of theories and opinions. The museum offers you the opportunity to explore an abundance of documents, videos, articles, and eyewitness testimonies of the famous incident, as well as other UFO sightings. While it does not give any definite answers, the museum will give you food for thought. Most of the displays require close examination and reading, so come prepared to immerse yourself in careful study. Make International UFO Museum and Research Center part of your personalized Roswell itinerary using our Roswell online trip itinerary maker.
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  • If you are in Roswell, then chances are it's because you want to see this Museum for yourself (it's kind of off the beaten path and I'm not sure what else there is to do or see around here). Good...  more »
  • We were really impressed by all the new exhibits and the presentation compared to our first visit many years ago back in 1998 (we were the only ones there back then). Quite crowded on a weekend this.....  more »
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  • Okay, so this UFO thing isn't going to be for everyone but I'd recommend having a gander. The price is cheap, it's a good way to get out of the heat and if you have any interest in the subject whatsoever you'll find this place interesting. I've read the books, I have an interest in the subject and was expecting a lot of cheesiness. I was surprised. You can spend an entire day in here reading the displays. Probably more. Along with the well known "lore" and nonsense there is a spattering of really good information on what happened outside Roswell in 1947. You'll see cheesy dioramas that add a good entertainment value. I liked it. Also, should you be interested, their library and research rooms completely took me by surprise. They probably have a copy of EVERYTHING ever published on the subject and it was something to see all this documentation in one place. I left pleased with it all.
  • This place is so cool for anybody who loves or is even curious about the history and culture of UFO's and aliens in this country and beyond. It is not kitschy or corny; there is tons of documentation and photos from the 1947 Roswell crash, to alleged cover-ups, all the down to artwork and dioramas of aliens in modern pop culture. The price is not bad at all, and for someone who likes to read everything like myself, this place easily has a couple hours worth of things to keep you busy and entertained. Well worth a visit!

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