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Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum

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Great Museum, very informative

The museum gives a great history of ballooning from the origins in Europe to the large ballooning... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jana C
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Yakima, Washington
A fun, interesting and education museum

This museum helped us enjoy the balloon festival even more than we would have otherwise. It's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stumpy60
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Rocky Mountains Usa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I think I went in expecting something different than what it was, but still a cool stop. Apparently they launch hot air balloons at the the location during the Albuquerque Balloon Fest, so that's cool 🤷🏽‍♀️

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum gives a great history of ballooning from the origins in Europe to the large ballooning presence in Albuquerque. Lots of great displays from full scale models down to small buttons/pins. Can easily take a couple hours to walk though

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jana C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum helped us enjoy the balloon festival even more than we would have otherwise. It's reasonably priced and a very enjoyable place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stumpy60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is all about ballooning -- the balloons in the museum are pretty to see and while some of the museum is interesting it does sometimes go into too much detail. The 4D movie is fun and we also enjoyed the exhibit on weather.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank flo220
Reviewed 9 November 2018

on my visit to ALBUQUERQUE I did take a tour of the Museum. I was really amazed at how they tell you about hat air ballooning, which made my hot air balloon ride more interesting a few day's later. the tour starts from the start...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 November 2018

While it sounds like you have seen it all when you see a hot air balloon, you could not be farther from the truth. The museum takes from the first balloon (in France) to the current balloons used not only for fiestas but for science...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

It was our lucky day when we walked into the museum and asked the docent, Mary, if there was a tour scheduled. She said, no, but she would be happy to show us around. We were mesmerized by her narratives about the history, science, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nummy6
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I was here as they were preparing for Balloon Fest and early in the morning - right after opening for the day, so not crowded. Learned a lot about the history of ballooning and exploration by balloons. Would have liked to see a video of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet A
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Went to the museum with our group yesterday. Our guide was really good and did a great job of explaining things. Gave the history of balloon flight from the beginning back in the late 1700s to now. Lots of interesting things to see with actual...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

My parents, husband, and I came here while in town for the Fiesta and we really enjoyed the museum! It was neat learning about the history of hot air balloons and we all thought the museum was well put-together. I personally enjoyed the videos that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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