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After spending some time at the Balloon Fiesta, we came back to explore the Balloon Museum on a different day. As seniors, It only cost us $4 admission. I see that it is free on first Fridays, and on Sundays from 9 to 1:00 p.m....More
The Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum offers a great history of ballooning and has a lot of exhibits showing the development of ballooning. The museum is adjacent to the grounds of the Albuquerque International Balloon Festive. And while the balloon festival is primarily focused on “hot...More
This was very interesting museum for me being from Wisconsin. Since Albuquerque has many balloons that are flying around a lot, we were told by locals the history is very comprehensive at the Museum. There is also a little snack bar that you can eat...More
Do this before you die. No other experience like it. Got to get up early, deal with crowds, and some walking and cool temps, but the sight of hundreds colorful, unique, several story structures emerging in front of you is breathtaking.
Actually, I didn't think I was that interested in balloons, but mostly because I was really only familiar with the pretty ones you see at festivals. This museum does a very nice summary of the history of ballooning, the role of specialized balloons in testing...More
We were greeted kindly by a volunteer of the museum. We went the way she advised and saw the whole place in 90 minutes. They have some historical important balloons on display. The museum is adjecent to the big field where the 530 plus hot...More
I agree with a TA reviewer "nothing to get too excited about"...that's how I felt after visiting. Walking in the museum, I did get a "wow" feeling but it didn't go anywhere. Its beautifully curated, lots of interactive displays, but they just didn't engage me....More