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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  • The museum is fun, uncrowded (on a free Sunday morning in November) and interesting. We spent an hour and felt it was worthwhile. But...we had another destination further up the highway, so we didn't ...  more »
  • Great personalized tour through the museum from "Bob". It was a quiet day in the museum, being a weekday, but we could tell Bob really enjoyes being a docent, he was very informative and had lots of a...  more »
  • We have been to this museum 3 or 4 times - fun, educational, some interactive displays - you will leave knowing some much about the history of balloon flight, the earliest pioneers, the technologies, ...  more »