Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum, Albuquerque
(4.3/5 based on 440+ 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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  • My family (two adults, one teenager) thought this might be boring, but it turned out to be such fun!! There are lot of interactive science exhibits that are easy and educational (it's worth taking the...  more »
  • We know about the annual balloon fiesta that makes the national news every year. However, ballooning goes back hundreds of years and there's plenty of significant research that has been done using bal...  more »
  • I had no idea of all the history of ballooning. But this museum has it all - from the beginning to present day. The building is LARGE to accommodate the balloons and all the memorabilia.