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Balloon Museum During Balloon Fiesta

The 2021 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta will take place October 2-10!

The Balloon Museum will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the Balloon Fiesta and we will be hosting tours, remote control balloon exhibitions, book and artists talks, and more!

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Museum Programs and Events:

Docent-led tours: every day at 2 pm

An image of a volunteer with guests at the Balloon Museum.

 

Sky Riders Book Signing: Saturday, Oct. 2nd, 9 to 10 am (click image to learn more)

Gary Fogel Author Photo

 

Sky Riders Book Talk and Signing: Sunday, Oct. 3rd, 10 to 11 am (click image to learn more)

Sky Riders Book

 

Remote Control Balloon Flights: Sunday, Oct. 3rd; Wednesday, Oct. 6th; Thursday, Oct. 7th; and Saturday, Oct. 9th (in the morning between 7 and 9, weather depending)

New RC Balloon

 

Soft Bright Fluffy Book Reading and Signing: Thursday, Oct. 7th, 9 to 10:30 am (click image to learn more)

Soft Bright Fluffy

 

Free Family Fun Night: Thursday, Oct. 7th, 6 to 8:30 pm (click image to learn more)

Lion Balloon

 

Artist Talk and Exhibition Opening: Thursday, Oct. 7th, 10 to 11 am (click image to learn more)

Magic Panel by Jane Maclean

 

Lift Your Spirits: Saturday, Oct. 9th, 3 to 9 pm (click image to learn more)

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New and Updated Exhibitions at the Museum:

All Black and White

In Their Words: Stories by Women on the Ground and In the Air

Elevation Station

Perspectives Gallery: Magic

Sport Ballooning and FAI Hall of Fame


Food and Drink at the Museum:

Every day during Balloon Fiesta, we will have coffee from Gnomad Coffee and food from Desert Sky on the Fly available for purchase on the museum's back lawn. For just the cost of a museum ticket, you can grab a burrito and coffee and settle down on the lawn to watch the balloons launch (without the crowds of the field)!

Gnomad Coffee   Desert Sky on the Fly


Safety:

Currently, all museum guests, staff, and vendors are required to wear a face-covering that covers their nose and mouth, regardless of vaccination status. The museum's interactive and high-touch areas are sanitized regularly.

 

Click below to purchase or reserve a ticket.

abqballoonmuseum.holdmyticket.com


Views of Balloon Fiesta from the Balloon Museum

 

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