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Roswell, New Mexico: Alien "Welcome to Roswell" Art Team Field Report

US-285, Roswell, NM
On the northbound side of US-285, a mile north of its intersection with NM-2, and 6.5 miles south of downtown Roswell. Has its own roadside pull-off.
Lit at night. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Alien "Welcome to Roswell" Art

Depicts the first meeting between a family of aliens and a family of Roswell ranchers. An apron-wearing mom presents a pie to an alien next to his landed saucer, while her son offers jumper cables from his pickup truck. Report... [12/01/2014]

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Alien "Welcome to Roswell" Art

Unfortunately, the work has seen better days: one alien is missing a head, and another is missing entirely. Hopefully they get fixed up soon!

[Harmon, 05/16/2023]

Alien UFO photo op.

Alien "Welcome to Roswell" Mural in the Desert

The alien scene is a cute, neat photo op.

[Jackie, 08/02/2018]

UFO Welcome Scene.

Alien "Welcome to Roswell" Scene in the Desert

Very cool scene with cut-out figures. Easy to spot from the road.

[Jessica, 12/01/2014]

Artist John Cerney has also created roadside cutout scenes with colossal babies.

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