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Balloon Fiesta Week at Albuquerque Museum

Events, exhibitions, and activities for the whole family at Albuquerque Museum in Old Town.


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Oct 06, 2018
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM


Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104


Whether you're a local seeking to be immersed in art or history, or a visitor wanting to experience Albuquerque's premier cultural institution, be sure to include a visit to Albuquerque Museum during Balloon Fiesta. 

The Museum's café, Slate at The Museum (MENU), serves up specialty coffees, house-made baked goods, and a terrific breakfast burrito! And stop by the Museum Store for jewelry, books, wearable art, children's toys, and more. 

Exhibitions on view


Daily, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Albuquerque Museum Sculpture Garden Tours
Albuquerque Museum docents offer guided walks through the Sculpture Garden

Saturdays, October 6 and 13, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Family Art Workshop at Albuquerque Museum
Families can create a work of art in the Museum School inspired by what they see at Albuquerque Museum. A different project every week! Free with Museum admission.

Saturday, October 13, 10 a.m.
Opera Seminar: Tosca
Albuquerque Museum is proud to host the Opera Southwest Seminar featuring "Tosca"
(Pre-registration required, tickets: $15 - $17. For more information call (505) 243-0591.)

Saturday, October 13, 1 - 4 p.m.
Second Saturday at Casa San Ysidro: Happy 20th!
Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Casa San Ysidro’s acquisition by Albuquerque Museum. Located in historic Corrales.

In addition to these exhibitions and events, the Museum offers docent-guided tours in our galleries, and a walking tour of Old Town.



General Admission: $3 - $6
Free: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday
Balloon Fiesta Week at Albuquerque Museum

Untitled (Montgolfier or de Rozier Hot Air Balloons and Professor Charles' first balloon), 1900, oil paint on canvas


Denise Crouse