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Tim Anderson 4-D Theater

A film-going adventure at the Balloon Museum you won't want to miss!

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.

For fans of experiential film viewing, the Tim Anderson 4-D Theater will engage audiences in visual, aural, and physical sensations as they watch ballooning and other flight and science-related short films.

Entry to the theater is included with admission to the museum (except as otherwise promoted for a special event).

Now Playing

Currently, visitors may enjoy two excellent 2D videos, which are shown back-to-back:

  • The first, Remarkable Tales of Ballooning, is a four-minute film that uses the Balloon Museum's collection and exhibitions to tell the story of ballooning from its earliest days to the modern era.
  • This is followed by My Balloon Flight. Climb aboard Sandia Sunlite and experience what it is like to fly in a hot air balloon above the city of Albuquerque in this nine-minute film.

Preview My Balloon Flight

Screening Times

Film screenings are offered Tuesday through Sunday every 30 minutes beginning at 9:30 a.m. The last showtime begins at 4:30 p.m.

*Please note, screening schedule and theater content subject to change without notice