Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, Albuquerque

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Learn more than you imagined possible about balloons at Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, named after Ben Abruzzo and Maxie Anderson, two ballooning pioneers. Exhibits highlight gas and hot-air balloons, and their uses in scientific experiments, art, warfare, and even space exploration. Check the website for a calendar of events, and if you're visiting in Octorber, don't miss the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the world's largest balloon festival. Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Albuquerque Edition.
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  • Balloons! Albuquerque is noted for and defined by its balloons. Here is the primary place they take off and reside. During the balloon festival they fill the sky and it is wonderful. A defining featur...  more »
  • Stopped in to the museum and was pleasantly surprised. It was under construction while we were there so not every area was open. There were only a handful of people in the museum but I learned so much...  more »
  • This is an awesome museum for anyone who is interested in ballooning. It is really well done with some very unique exhibits. This is a great place to visit, especially if you're planning to go on a ba...  more »
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  • Glad I came on a day when this museum was offering free admission. The exhibits were lackluster and not of the caliber I was hoping. The majority of interactive displays were either turned off or broken. Rather disappointing.
  • World class history and exhibits. Festival grounds across the street. Free admission until 2 on Sundays
  • First rate museum celebrating man's first form of flight... The Hot Air Balloon! Plus gas balloons, dirigibles, record setting flights, weather phenomenon, and plenty of hands on displays and special exhibits!
  • Cool place for those who are interested in ballooning! It is a bit small, but what they have is interesting.
  • Fabulous If you can afford a balloon ride do it. Its unforgettable. Over 500 balloons, Use the Park and ride on the weekends, there are tons of people, and parking filled up quickly.