Address: 9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113
Admission: $4 (Adults), $2 (Seniors), $1 (Children 4 – 12), Free (Kids 3 and under).
Parking is free.
Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum:
Hot Air Balloons are a serious thing at the Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum. At first site, one wonders how many exhibits can they possible be hosting at this location? Well the answer is surprisingly a lot!
A day at the museum will provide you with exposure to the evolution of hot air balloons. There are exhibits that show the science behind the hot air balloons.
There is an exhibit around how hot air balloons were used during times of war; from Civil War to WWII. The historic arctic exploration and how the explorers utilized hot air balloons also get their own little corner.
There is even an area where kids (and adults) will get hands on experience with hot air balloons.
Excited yet? There is even more fun ahead. If you visit the museum early in the day, there are daily balloon rides!
There is even better news if you love hot air balloons. During the month of October, for one week there is a Hot Air Balloon Festival (in 2017 it happened October 7 – 15). If you are interested in attending, visit Balloon Fiesta for the 2018 event (October 6 – 14).
Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Festival should be on list of places to visit with the family. It is an unforgettable excursion.
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