ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – Roswell is set to have its first-ever Museum Day. On Saturday, September 16, seven local museums will offer free admission.

Museum Day starts at 10:00 a.m. and goes to 5:00 p.m. Each of the seven participating museums will offer special activities.

Participating museums include:

  • The Roswell Museum
  • The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
  • The International UFO Museum and Research Center
  • The Walker Aviation Museum
  • The Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico
  • The Miniatures and Curious Collections Museum
  • New Mexico Military Institute’s McBride Museum

In order to get free admission at the International UFO Museum, you must present a Museum Day postcard. Those cards can be found at the other participating museums.

There will be prize drawings at each museum. And the event will include a drawing for a grand prize. To enter the grand prize drawing, you must visit all seven museums and complete a “passport” of your visits. More information about each museum’s events can be found online at the city’s website.