The exhibits designed for the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum will help the visitor see and understand how hot air and gas balloons have been used for adventure, scientific experiments, arts, warfare and the exploration of space.
The exhibit design focuses on intergenerational audiences with topics ranging from the general to the specific, the historic, to the most recent ballooning feats.
The Museum is currently recruiting volunteers to assist with educational programs and special events. Rental space for weddings, banquets, meetings and other events is available. The museum features a spectacular view of the Fiesta Park and the Sandia Mountains.
FREE ADMISSION the first Friday of every month and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (except during Balloon Fiesta).
The Museum is closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and City holidays that fall on Mondays. Hours of operation and admission prices are subject to change without notice.
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