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Alien Zone Area 51

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Address: 216 N Main St, Roswell, NM 88201-4723
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+1 575-627-6982
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Lots of good trinkets for Roswell

Right across the street from the UFO Museum, this gift shop has many items to complete the visit. Lots of magnets and other small items for yourself or friends that didn't make... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 November 2016
Russell K
El Paso, Texas
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Tucson, Arizona
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited here a few times, with the most recent being this month. The gift shop didn't seem to have as many items as it did on our previous visits but I did hear them say that they design all of their own tshirts for their shop and they have a ton! The photo ops are lots of fun!... More 

Thank Sabrina M
San Diego, California
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60 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a free laugh then this is a great option. Otherwise, don't waste your time. This store has terrible ambiance, does not smell good and all of the souvenirs are of extremely poor quality. I took some pictures just to illustrate how ridiculous this establishment is. Please enjoy.

Thank Errin404
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was just another shop with souvenirs and shirts, it seemed really dated. But on a good note the window displays are absolutely gorgeous and filled with info better then the actually store in my opinion.

Thank Angela S
Houston, Texas
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94 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

This place is in the back room of a gift shop and you wont even know it exists unless you already know it exists (if that makes any sense). It's a silly place with aliens propped in everyday situations - a bar, living room, diner, hospital etc. Go there, take as many ridiculous pictures as you can and have a... More 

1 Thank parajsaxena
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

It's cheesy, but a lot of fun. A lot of great photo ops with the Aliens. My husband and I had just as much fun as our 12 year old did. This place is a must see, and we will be going back!

Thank Christye I
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This isn't a place to go looking for high-brow entertainment or lots of historical knowledge. It's just a fun place to take pictures and not take things seriously. I honestly didn't find Roswell in itself to be very exciting but at least my husband and I got some hilarious pictures from here. So this place made it worth it!

Thank Sandra W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I found this visit of real interest and so very informative. It is only a small museum but everything you need to know. A film thrown in too about the events that took place. You are given stickers on arrival and are valid until closing time at 5. You can always disappear for lunch and come back to the rest... More 

Thank Grimsby247
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

DOG FRIENDLY!!!! This was so much fun and I had to scream dog friendly because they allowed our 2 dogs to go in and it was the best time we had in Roswell.This place is a must see they have all kinds of photo areas to take with aliens in different settings and we could not stop laughing

2 Thank Kristeen D
El Paso, Texas
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120 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Right across the street from the UFO Museum, this gift shop has many items to complete the visit. Lots of magnets and other small items for yourself or friends that didn't make the trip. The prices are very reasonable and they have a huge assortment of t shirts also. Wel worth a look.

1 Thank Russell K
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a little gift shop that has a great area set up for taking silly alien photos...perfect for a trip to Roswell! It's only a few dollars and definitely worth it to laugh and have fun staging photos with their aliens and props. So many different scenes to pose in. If you don't take yourself too seriously and just... More 

1 Thank DesertSkies2016

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