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Balloon Museum Hours & Admission

Albuquerque International Balloon Museum hours, holiday schedule, and admission prices.

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Balloon Museum: Open Year-Round

Our hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. 

We are closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and during City holidays that fall on Mondays. Hours of operation and admission prices are subject to change without notice.

Please note, our 4-D Theater and Balloon School will be closed August 29 through September 18 for lighting repairs and upgrades. They will reopen on Tuesday, September 19. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Balloon Museum Admission Prices

  • Admission includes entry to the Tim Anderson 4-D Theater
  • Adults: $4 (with $1 discount for New Mexico residents with a valid ID)
  • Seniors (65+): $2 
  • Children (ages 4-12): $1
  • Children (3 and under): Free
  • Ask to Donate a Dollar or More to our Science and Education Programs!
  • Museum Foundation Members; ICOM, AAM & NMAM members: Free
    Become a Museum Member and Visit for Free Anytime!
  • Free admission for everyone: the first Friday of every month and every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Learn More about our Group Tour or School Field Trip visits.


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