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Hiko, Nevada: Alien Research Center

Outside, a 35-foot-tall bug-eyed alien named "Fred" invites curious probing of UFO activity within (It's a gift shop that sells alien tequila, among other otherworldly things).

100 Extraterrestrial Hwy, Hiko, NV
On the north side of Hwy 375/Extraterrestrial Hwy just west of its split with Hwy 318 and its intersection with US Hwy 93.
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Alien Research Center

Great little tourist trap stop. The gentleman who was there running the store was awesome and very friendly. He even bubble-wrapped up some of our purchases so we could send them home.

[Bgirlsquirrel, 12/20/2017]


Space Man Statue

This weird statue is located at the southern end of the Extraterrestrial Highway. There is nothing there except what you see here. However, there is a nearby ranch with some scattered buildings; the rest is desert. It is on private property, viewable only from the highway. This is in the area of Nevada where the famed Area 51 is, somewhat to the north.

[Gerald D Massey, 07/08/2012]

Alien Research Center.

Alien Research Center

My wife and I recently rode the Extraterrestrial Highway and noted that the Alien Research Center is now sporting a huge sheet metal alien sculpture that stands taller than the building itself.

[Daniel Barber, 06/18/2009]

Extraterrestrial Highway.

Alien Research Center

On the Extraterrestrial Highway between Alamo and Rachel, NV is a large open hangar with a sign outside saying "Alien Research Center: Snoopers Welcome". At the time of our visit it didn't seem to have anyone manning it, but there was a black pickup parked inside. Maybe the owner was abducted?!

[Adam Boudrow, 10/28/2006]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Extraterrestrial Highway SignExtraterrestrial Highway Sign, Crystal Springs, NV - < 1 mi.
E.T. Fresh JerkyE.T. Fresh Jerky, Hiko, NV - 1 mi.
The Black MailboxThe Black Mailbox, Alamo, NV - 14 mi.
In the region:
Extraterrestrial Highway Sign, Rachel, NV - 28 mi.

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