Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum, Albuquerque

(4.3/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Learn more than you imagined possible about balloons at Anderson Abruzzo 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 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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  • Many people are familiar with the annual October Balloon Fiesta, but this museum is a way to delight in the history of ballooning year round. There‚Äôs a video, touch screen information (something very ...  more »
  • This is a must see event. Hundreds of balloons are out for the public to see. It is more than a one day event. Plan for 2-3 days, you will not be able to see it all. I come every year for the event an...  more »
  • We didn't get to visit Albuquerque during the Balloon Fiesta but this museum gave us an opportunity to learn more about the history of hot air ballooning. This is a small-ish museum that requires mayb...  more »