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Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum

9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2425
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There was science, art and history all in one place. Plus, it was such a bargain! We would have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kathleen D
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Lots of Information

I never knew so much could be learned about air balloons - and from all over the world. The museum... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2425
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There was science, art and history all in one place. Plus, it was such a bargain! We would have spent double and felt we got our money's worth. The scavenger hunt for the kids was great. A variety of hands on activities kept the kids...More

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never knew so much could be learned about air balloons - and from all over the world. The museum has lots of information about the history of air ballooning. They gave my kids a scavenger hunt paper which kept them involved while the parents...More

Thank diaq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This where those with children, and with childlike imagination can let loose. The colours, and designs abound in this Museum

Thank MollyO_118
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to learn all about balloon flying with nice interactive displays. There's something for everyone even younger children. The gift shop had some cool things to take back. I'd recommend it for adults and kids.

Thank Rene P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course I love this museum - my dad's balloon gondola is in it! But, there is a lot more to see here. You really get a sense of the long history of ballooning. I love the dioramas of old French ascensions - but seeing...More

2  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Balloons! Albuquerque is noted for and defined by its balloons. Here is the primary place they take off and reside. During the balloon festival they fill the sky and it is wonderful. A defining feature of ABQ.

Thank shrink2u
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Stopped in to the museum and was pleasantly surprised. It was under construction while we were there so not every area was open. There were only a handful of people in the museum but I learned so much about ballooning. The memorabilia from the balloon...More

Thank deb w
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is an awesome museum for anyone who is interested in ballooning. It is really well done with some very unique exhibits. This is a great place to visit, especially if you're planning to go on a balloon ride later in your trip. My kids...More

Thank Eugene K
Reviewed 29 May 2017

My wife and I recently visited New Mexico and split our vacation between Albuquerque and Santa Fe. While we were in Albuquerque one of the places we visited was the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum. It was one of the nicest and informative museums we have...More

1  Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I visited the museum with friends, it was very informative and the team of volunteers very friendly. The gift shop has something for each family member age.

Thank Lili L
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