Roswell Museum and Art Center is in the Civic Center Plaza at 11th and Main sts. Known for its New Mexico modernism collection, the museum showcases Southwestern culture through historical artifacts and fine art. Highlights include works by Andrew Dasburg, Stuart Davis, Marsden Hartley, Victor Higgins, Georgia O'Keeffe, Roswell landscape artist Peter Hurd and the Rogers and Mary Ellen Aston Collection of the American West.
The Goddard wing has a re-creation of Dr. Robert Goddard's early laboratory with displays about rocketry and space. The Robert H. Goddard Planetarium presents monthly astronomy programs and multimedia presentations.