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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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So much more than ballooning!

As former balloonists we didn't really expect to learn a whole lot, but we sure underestimated this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NHwanderer
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Wakefield, New Hampshire
January Visit

This visit occurred in January 2108. We were passing through Albq and decided to visit. There... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kevin S
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Lakewood, Colorado
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9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2425
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"lots of history"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As former balloonists we didn't really expect to learn a whole lot, but we sure underestimated this collection. Very well done - great weather exhibit, exhibit on the Polar exploration by balloon, Japanese use of armed balloons to attack US in WWII, Felix Baumgartner's high...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This visit occurred in January 2108. We were passing through Albq and decided to visit. There were no crowds at this time of the year. Mel, one of the docents, was extremely informative. There was a brief 15 minute 3-D movie with a bit of...More

1  Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Great to learn all about the history of flight and weather. Beautiful views from all over. Great arrangement of balloons. Only drawback the movie room does not have handicap seating, other than that the movie was also great.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

check out the hot air ballon museum (worth an hour or two of your time) by arriving early for an evening session at the hot air ballon festival or come visit the museum on one of the days they have free admission if here for...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

My 4-year-old grandson was captivated by this museum. A good combination of exhibits to look at/read, and "doing" activities--cranks to turn, baskets to sit in, and more--kept us all intrigued.A great way to teach kids about the hot-air balloons that regularly dot the New Mexico...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We visited the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum the day before we were going on our own hot air balloon ride. And I'm so glad we did! We have children ages 11, 13, and 15 who were a little hesitant about the balloon ride; however, after...More

Thank dkroush
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The museum is very interesting. The displays are very well set up and there are lots of interactive exhibits. They have a lot of history and information in the museum. It was fun to go through and I learned some new things. It was great...More

Thank Callie A
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Greatly improved over past years. Expanded by thousands of square feet with more exhibits and experiences.

Thank Mickey6448
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Much to see and in an easy to find location in the northern part of Albuquerque. The volunteers could answer any question and were very enthusiastic

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

I know we didn't allot enough time to thoroughly appreciate this fascinating museum, but what we did get to see was wonderful! The history of 'ballooning' is carefully developed, with lots of information & pictures - from first flight to military uses, weather balloons, etc....More

Thank Carol S
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