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Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico

200 N Lea Ave, Roswell, NM 88201-4655
+1 505-622-8333
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Converted Private Home

This was a boring location that would only be of interest to the locals. The staff is very friendly... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Stewart S
Saint Joseph, Michigan
Informative docent and interesting home

I stopped here at the suggestion of one of the visitor center folks. I am glad I did. This was one... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Soldotna, Alaska
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200 N Lea Ave, Roswell, NM 88201-4655
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

This was a boring location that would only be of interest to the locals. The staff is very friendly and appreciative of visitors. We did meet a local author , John LeMay, who gave a short lecture about Billy The Kid. These people try hard...More

Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I stopped here at the suggestion of one of the visitor center folks. I am glad I did. This was one of Roswell's early "mansions" and is filled with period pieces. Additionally, they rotate exhibits of the area. The lady that showed me through was...More

Thank Kenaijohn
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We were able to get a partially guided tour with some of the history of the house and family. Great local historical house with some original artifacts. Worth seeing

Thank Melissa T
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We had been shown the house during the UFO tour so decided to come back and go inside. It was free to enter and once in Amy, who was on duty gave us a personal tours and lecture about the house and its history. We...More

Thank blazer20
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had limited time so it ws a quick visit. The house is well kept and interesting. The hostess is very well informed and welcoming - one of the many very nice people we met in Roswell.

1  Thank Esther H
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A very interesting old restored home filled with history of the Roswell area with period pieces and furnishings. A real surprise for us. Make time in your day to visit this quaint museum

1  Thank B0bK
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped by to see the historic house. It was immaculate. Our guide for the day was the president of the historical society. She had tons of knowledge about the house. It was so neat to walk through all the rooms. They are doing a...More

2  Thank Allison C
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

It is only open between one and four I got there at 3:15 today. The docent is a retired schoolteacher. She took me around the downstairs and let me roam the upstairs myself. They are doing major remodeling on the upstairs as they get the...More

Thank Ellen E
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This would certainly be a cool house to live in just the way it is. Just beautiful inside and out. If you have mobility issues getting to the second floor will be a problem but there is plenty of beauty on the first level.

1  Thank Dogpilot
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This 1912 Home of James P. White, one of the most wealthiest and influential men in that area, is a wonderful example of that era. The home is now a museum that is well-appointed with original and period furnishings throughout. Admission is free and well...More

Thank Roy W
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1 December 2016|
Response from Ellen E | Reviewed this property |
If so it is minimal don't really remember