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Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico

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Great facility

What a lovely facility. We had a reunion gathering. Lots of space, well maintained and lovely staff.

Reviewed 4 December 2014
El Paso, Texas
Very well done

The Roswell Museum and Art Center was closed the day we were in town, so we ended up here by... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2014
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“personal tour”(2 reviews)
“early days”(2 reviews)
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200 N Lea Ave, Roswell, NM 88201-4655
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Reviewed 4 December 2014

What a lovely facility. We had a reunion gathering. Lots of space, well maintained and lovely staff.

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Reviewed 12 June 2014

The Roswell Museum and Art Center was closed the day we were in town, so we ended up here by default. I remembered reading a review that said this historic home and museum was worth a stop, so we gave it a try and were...More

3  Thank GotaWearShades
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The site was once the James Phelps White home. The house is now well over 100 years old and steeped in history as well as a repository for historical items from SE NM. There is an incredible collection of antiques, artifacts, books, and pictures; many...More

3  Thank CTAWilson
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Restored early 1900's house with original furnishings and artifacts from the 20th century. Quite a lot of material displayed all over the house. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank luvglass
Reviewed 14 November 2012

The museum is in an original 100 year old home and most of the original furniture and fittings are on display. The displays give you a good idea of how life was back then. The lady who showed us around was very knowlegeable and extremely...More

3  Thank William H
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Not flashy, but a delightful presentation of Roswell that shows there is more to the town than aliens. The museum is located in a beautiful historic home, and packed with interesting antiques and information on Roswell. It really gives a feel for what it was...More

2  Thank spacepilot500
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Many antiques. They have some household items that you would never have thought of as existing in the Old West. Friendly people who are very knowledgeable about just about any question you could ask about Roswell history.

2  Thank LyleandTerry
Reviewed 6 June 2009

off in a quiet older section of town, the Historical Center for Southwest New Mexico is a gem if you enjoy personal glimpses into the past. No preachy displays her, just a charming, well maintained historic home filled with artifacts from the local area. This...More

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