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Education and Public Programs at the Balloon Museum

Weekly and seasonal offerings will have you coming back to visit us year-round!

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The Balloon Museum seeks to serve our audiences in unique, meaningful ways in order to sustain the relevance, popularity, and permanence of the museum, and we recognize the responsibilities that come from serving diverse audiences. Through our education programs and events, we strive to encourage learners to be critical thinkers in order to unlock knowledge and understanding now and in the future.

For upcoming offerings, please visit the events page of our website.

Field Trips

Engage your students in the world of ballooning and other innovative forms of flight. A variety of visit options are available for Pre-K through High School grade levels. Help us to inspire a spirit of exploration, discovery, and achievement!

Stories in the Sky

Join us for Stories in the Sky, a presentation of award-winning early childhood education programming featuring stories, music, movement, and art.

There are different themes and activities held every week. For children up to 6 years old and adult companions. Admission: Free! Two sessions every Wednesday: 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

Music in the Sky

Join us for Music in the Sky, a presentation of music, movement, and art. For children up to 3 years old and adult companions. Admission: Free!

Two sessions every Wednesday: 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.

Preschools, grades K-1, and Mom's and Dad's groups are welcome to attend Stories in the Sky and Music in the Sky! To bring a group to Stories or Music in the Sky, please make a reservation in advance by emailing Lauren Coons, [email protected].

Seasonal and Annual Events

These include Ballooning for All, BOO-lloon Mania, and Darth & Yoda Day, among others, as well as lectures and presentations on a variety of flight and science-related topics.

Also, look for the many community special events that we host, such as the Shamrock Festival, ABQ Mini-Maker Faire, Mac and Cheese Festival, Renaissance Faire, and others.

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