The International UFO Museum and Research Center opened in 1992 as an educational center for locals. Since then, the museum has ended up becoming a pilgrimage site for both the inquisitive and skeptical from around the world. The center offers a wealth of information about the Roswell incident, UFO sightings, and other phenomena. There's plenty of archival footage with newspaper clippings and essays, and a full research library, to satisfy your curiosity on all things supernatural.
The Roswell Museum & Art Center is a must-see for those interested in knowing more about Southwestern art, history, and culture. The galleries here exhibit fine art from respected artists such as Georgia O’Keefe, Peter Hurd, and Henriette Wyeth. Don't miss the display on pioneer rocket scientist Robert H. Goddard, who launched the first successful liquid fuel rocket in 1926. There's also a planetarium and library onsite.
The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art evolved from a personal collection to a full museum that opened to the public in 1994. It now boasts an eclectic collection of over 300 contemporary art pieces by regional artists. The impressive selection spans thought-provoking paintings, photographs, and sculptures reflecting the evolution of modern art over the last 40 years. Best of all, entry is free.