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Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum

9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2425
+1 505-768-6045
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Small but Well done Museum

Couldn't be in ABQ for the Balloon Fiesta but wanted to learn more about the sport. Good... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
patticake919
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New York
A Must See When In Albuquerque

In Albuquerque for the Hot Air Balloon Festival, we had to visit this museum to learn the history... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
LocalGuySDCA
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San Diego
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9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2425
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Couldn't be in ABQ for the Balloon Fiesta but wanted to learn more about the sport. Good information and displays. Enjoyed the hands on activities. Skip the 4D movie - expected it to be about ballooning but it was a plane/drone? flying around the balloons....More

Thank patticake919
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

In Albuquerque for the Hot Air Balloon Festival, we had to visit this museum to learn the history of ballooning. The many exhibits and gondolas on display gives viewers a real feel for what it would be like to fly high under a balloon. You...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Our group had an incredible time at the Balloon Museum. The exhibits are colorful and interactive and it would be a great place to bring children. The views out the expansive windows are amazing and I highly recommend taking a real balloon ride. This is...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Over the 2 weeks of the festival you have a chance to see all kinds of balloons and events. Mass Ascension in the morning, glows at dusk, chasing balloons as they move around "the Box", you can even arrange a ride yourself.

Thank IrishGenie
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a small museum that devotes very little to the history of ballooning beyond a few models, a couple of actual gondolas, and pictures of ballooning. We were disappointed that it was not more inclusive of the history of ballooning. It does have a...More

Thank cyclop
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We just came upon this museum by accident and it was excellent - lots of history of ballooning world wide and beautiful exhibits of Albuqurque Balloon Festival.

Thank Helen N
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

This place is an informative and interactive museum, which is the best requirement, for all ages, when visiting ANY museum. The displays of real-life sized balloons, space capsules, videos, photographs, and hands-on working displays, can infuse excitement, for the world of ballooning. There is a...More

Thank Melissa R
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were in town for balloon fiesta and decided to stop at the museum to look at some of the history of ballooning. There are many displays showing some of the amazing records that are held. Some of the flights that are portrayed are mesmerizing...More

Thank TravelerCory
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

We really enjoyed this museum. Lots of history. I liked the patches and hat pins on display. And posing for pictures in the basket of a balloon with clouds in the background looks like we were in a balloon in the photograph.

Thank EagleBeagle85
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

I came to this place because I was passing through Albuquerque and I was looking for something to occupy some time. I also had a thimbleful of knowledge about and interest in ballooning. But this place awakened my curiosity in a big way. The space...More

Thank James O
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