Roswell, New Mexico: Alien "Welcome to Roswell" Mural in the Desert

A woman wearing an apron offers some home-baked pie to an alien next to his landed saucer; he recoils in horror. Unveiled in February 2013. Painted by artist John Cerney, who's also painted roadside tributes to James Dean and a giant baby.
Address:
US Hwy 285, Roswell, NM
Directions:
Visible on the northbound side of US Hwy 285, a mile north of its intersection with Hwy 2, and 6.5 miles south of downtown.
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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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