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Sid Cutter: Man Above Town

Tickets for the Balloon Museum are available for purchase through Hold My Ticket.

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Stories & Music in the Sky

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Join us for early childhood education programming featuring stories, music, movement, and art.

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Upcoming Events


Join us for fun family programs, free community events, lectures, music, and more!

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New Exhibition

A cropped segment of an illustration by Chuck Jones of the cartoon characters Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner. Wile E. Coyote is chasing Road Runner in a hot air balloon with a fan attached to the basket. The Road Runner is about to enter a tunnel.

Beep! Beep! Illustrating Balloon Fiesta® Through the Art of Chuck Jones. View original Warner Brothers animation cels of Road Runner and Coyote by Chuck Jones.

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Canopy of Color

The Canopy of Color exhibition logo, featuring colorful circles representing the tops of hot air balloons arranged around the "O" in Canopy, and the following text: Canopy of Color, Celebrating Albuquerque's 50 Years of Balloon Fiesta.

Step inside and learn how it all started and how it grew from thirteen balloons to more than 1,000 in 2000!

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Up, Up And Away at the ABQ Sunport

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A celebration of the earliest ballooning in ABQ showcasing a selection of the Museum’s rarely seen collection of early modern hot air balloon gondolas.

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Download Coloring Pages


Learn the science of ballooning and color along the way.

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Kick back and chill with videos that entertain and educate.