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Welcome to the Anderson - Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum.

Let your imagination soar. Discover the world of ballooning.

The Balloon Museum is honored to be an official partner of Women & Creativity.



The Balloon Museum is a proud partner for Women and Creativity month and presents TRANSPORT: what moves you... Join artists, scientists and pilots at the Balloon Museum for afternoon of hands-on art, installations and live presentations to explore what moves you!

The museum is also the Mission Control center for the Two Eagles balloon flight across the Pacific Ocean. Learn more.


About the Museum

The Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum showcases a vast collection of balloons, art work, and aerial artifacts.

Our exhibits show the history of ballooning and highlights the science that has thrilled human imagination for more than a century. Take a trip and discover Albuquerque's renowned air and space museum today!


Museum Foundation

The Museum is supported by the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum Foundation. Learn more about the Museum Foundation.

Rent the Balloon Museum

Need to find a place for your wedding, event, or corporate meeting? Hold it at our Museum!

Learn more about renting the museum.



Museum Info


  • Regular Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesday - Sunday,
  • Closed: Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and City holidays that fall on Mondays.

Location & Telephone

9201 Balloon Museum NE
Albuquerque, N.M. 87113 - Map
(505) 768-6020
Contact us


View museum admission information.




Upcoming Events

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Science in the Sky: Butterflies Fly

Exciting live science presentations for young people, combined with Balloon Museum tours!

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Science in the Sky: ABQ's Youngest Balloon Pilots

Exciting live science presentations for young people, combined with Balloon Museum tours!

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Horizon Gathering: Art of Atmosphere I

Join us for a special look at the workings of the National Weather Service.

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Horizon Gathering: Creative Souls

Join us for a special lunch and live speakers discussing Creative Souls.

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High Desert Saint Paddy’s Party and Parade

Celebrate with Family and Friends - Celtic Music, Dancing, Marching Bands, Food, and Fun!

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Horizon Gathering: Art of Atmosphere II

Join us for a lunch and a unique sound walk!

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Ballooning for All Day!

A ballooning invitation open to all differently-abled to watch and crew hot air balloons!

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Spring Break Family Day

A fun filled day for families to celebrate the skies!

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Albuquerque Renaissance Faire

Celebrate the Middle Ages with the City of Albuquerque and The Barony of al-Barran, Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

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