Visitor Favorites

Visitors to Roswell enjoy all of our attractions but here are a few of their very favorite places to stop by and visit!

Roswell Visitors Center

The Roswell Visitors Center is currently closed, but our Visitors Store is open! Come in and get a taste of Roswell with our merchandise containing our award winning brand. While you’re here, get a FREE picture with our resident aliens and advice from our staff on some of our local favorites. Click here for more information.

International UFO Museum And Research Center

The Museum contains exhibits and information about the Roswell Incident, UFO sightings in general, and a research library which houses reference materials about this subject and other related phenomena. The Museum offers lectures and events throughout the year and an “out-of-this-world” gift shop. Click here for more information.

Robert H. Goddard Planetarium

The Robert H. Goddard Planetarium is home to a state-of-the-art, full-dome digital theater system with Digistar 6 programming. This immersive experience brings the captivating story of our cosmic origins to life like never before. Click here for more information.

Roswell Museum and Arts Center

The Roswell Museum and Arts Center is a unique and diverse stop for all visitors. The 50,000 square foot facility is filled with pieces from Roswell, New Mexico, and accross the country, creating a unique and interesting perspective. With collections being updated frequently, visitors will get a new experience with every visit. Click here for more information.

Bitter Lake Wildlife Refuge

This beautiful refuge protects and provides habitat for some of New Mexico’s most rare and unusual creatures, such as dragonflies! More than 100 species of dragonflies and damselflies have been documented on Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. With plenty of hiking trails and rest areas, Bitter Lakes is a great sight  to see, especially at sunset! Click here for more information.


Bottomless Lakes State Park

Located just 14 miles southeast of Roswell, Bottomless Lakes State Park is your place for bottomless fun! Enjoy non-motorized boating in your kayak or canoe, camp, fish, picnic, swim, hike, go birding or even scuba dive! The unique lakes at this park are sinkholes, ranging from 17 to 90 feet deep. The greenish-blue color created by aquatic plants are a sight to see by visitors all over the world! Click here for more information.

Spring River Zoo

If you’re looking to take a break from the extraterrestrial, the Spring River Zoo can help you stay grounded to our planet. The zoo contains native animals and plants providing a unique learning oportunity about the wildlife found locally and around the state. The zoo is located just a few blocks off mainstreet, making it easy to add it to your itinerary and a must stop for all visitors. Click here for more information.

Alien Invasion

Alien Invasion T-Shirts and More is a unique stop that offers a variety of clothing options, as well as Roswell memorabilia for visitors to take home. With a diverse selection, this invasion is one that all alien fanatics love. Click here for location and store hours.

The Roswell UFO Spacewalk

The Roswell Spacewalk is a black-light adventure you’ll never forget. Once you’ve completed your spacewalk, check out original, retro space art by Bryan Ward, creator of the Spacewalk. They also carry a variety of unique space items for purchase. This out of this world experience is family-friendly and  will transport you to another planet! For prices, hours, and location, click here.

Alien Zone

Alien Zone offers a variety of alien themed t-shirts, designed and produced by local artists in Roswell. With the alien enthusiast in mind, you’ll find original alien t-shirts, UFO merchandise, and authentic Roswell souvenirs! And if you’re curious about the real “Area 51,” check out their authentic photo gallery that will make any skeptic a believer.  Located in central main street, this zone is one to visit. For location and store hours, click here.

Spaceport Roswell

This new and up-and-coming attraction has everyone in the galaxy raving! Spaceport Roswell is an amazing attraction that allows guest the opportunity to journey around the world, through space, and even through time. Their first “mission” available for launch is the world famous  UFO crash of 1947. Guests can experience a one of a kind reneactment of that famous day long ago. For tickets and more information, click here.

Area 52 Tactical Laser Tag

Now open! Come check out the state of the art laser tag facilities and cutting edge in game play. From virtual worlds to gritty tactical laser tag combat, fun times and smiles are a guarantee at Area 52! Indoor and Outdoor options available. Call for more information regarding reservations and party packages click here.


man in helmet playing laser tag