International UFO Museum And Research Center, Roswell

(3.1/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web)
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. Add International UFO Museum And Research Center and other attractions to your Roswell trip itinerary using our Roswell itinerary builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • If you like aliens and government cover ups you will like this museum. There is a long movie to watch explaining the happenings and circumstances surrounding the UFO sightings by many civilians. You c...  more »
  • This is one museum that is good for all ages and all interests. The displays offer information that will give you background about area 51 and all the presidents signed documents protecting the site. ...  more »
  • I'm not sure why people here seem to be rating this "museum" (excuse me, "International Museum and Research Center") as if it were a destination in and of itself. Unless you live in Roswell or you rou...  more »
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  • Great place, wonderful experience, huge diversity of human visitors not to be missed. The exhibits cover every aspect of UFOs. Do you believe? Does not matter, this is a great place to visit. I could not believe there was a line of people waiting to pay their entrance fee on a Monday morning in July. Where did they all come from? Roswell is not exactly on the main road for vacationing families! Take a look at my photos and check out both the people who showed up and the exhibits. And a few days after our visit a UFO was seen outside the International Space Station live on TV until NASA cut the feed, some think to avoid showing the craft approaching earth. And that week several more were seen around the world, South America, Russia, etc. I spent one summer vacation during my high school years reading books on UFO investigations and, yes, it is a life long interest. At one time I said if only 1% of the sighting were real then we have aliens among us. And now that we are in the Presidential campaign, 2016, don't you think it is possible an alien could be running for office. If elected we would have an alien in charge of our military. Perhaps there are other leaders around the world that are aliens. So I strongly recommend you find the time to visit this research center in Roswell. What a trip!!
  • The exhibits are well done here even if the main subject matter is hard to work with. They do a great job of interpreting the history of the main event and its impact on the local community. The exhibit hall is pleasant and clean. The gift shop is kitschy and fun. Well worth the visit. This is one-of-a-kind.
  • Disappointed. I visited this place decades ago and was impressed. It was free then but the accepted donations and made money in the gift shop. It's $5/head now which is fine, but they haven't really updated it much. Pretty disappointing considering all the interest in aliens in the last decade or more. Also there's a lot of cheesy stuff that detracts from the serious stuff. Just a little constructive criticism. Love the place but it needs a makeover.
  • My husband and I stopped here on our road trip. This museum was exactly what we expected. It was kitchy, fun, and a little informative. We came during the annual UFO convention. So it was pretty busy and there were vendors throughout the museum. The place did feel a bit old and outdated. We are pretty agnostic about UFOs and aliens but I felt like it would have been cooler to see more contemporary stuff and the displays in general just need a face lift. But it was fun for our ten bucks and the gift shop is not over priced.
  • Very inexpensive which makes it worth the visit. It's certainly a unique museum which captures the history of the events that occurred in Roswell. There's a lot of information presented here. The museum is mostly wall hung reading material so younger kids may not enjoy it as much. It's a decent way to spend an hour or so.