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City of Albuquerque Department of Arts & Culture

Balloon Museum Admission

Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum. Balloon Museum Foundation Members, please enter your membership number or promo code first, then select a visit date and time.

9201 Balloon Museum Drive NE

February 13, 2022 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Add to Cal
Ages: All Ages     Price: FREE - $6
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Named in honor of Albuquerque's pioneering aeronauts Maxie Anderson and Ben Abruzzo, the museum opened in 2005 and has since welcomed over one million visitors from across New Mexico, the United States, and around the world.

Balloon Museum Mission

The mission of the museum is to inspire a spirit of exploration, discovery, and achievement through experiences that engage our visitors in the history, science, sport, and art of ballooning and other innovative forms of flight.

Vision Statement

Create a vibrant, accredited museum, one that enriches people's lives and brings people together - whether from across town or from around the world - to learn, grow, share, and celebrate.

Explore the history, science, sport, and art of ballooning and other innovative forms of flight.

Discover how human aviation began with ballooning in 1783 and the many advancements that have followed.

Achieve new heights by gaining knowledge and inspiration from visiting our interactive exhibitions or participating in our many educational programs.

Things to Know Before You Visit

The Balloon Museum is open Tuesday - Sunday from 9 am - 5 pm. Tickets can be used anytime between
9 am - 4:30 pm.

All visitors to the Balloon Museum must wear face coverings indoors, regardless of vaccination status per New Mexico Public Health Order.

The 4D Theater remains closed at this time.

The Balloon Museum Shoppe is open.


Thank you for your interest in visiting the Albuquerque Balloon Museum, a public facility. The City of Albuquerque follows all New Mexico Public Health Orders for the health and safety of our guests and staff. However, the City of Albuquerque does not and cannot guarantee the health and/or safety of anyone who enters against COVID-19 and is not responsible for potential exposure to COVID-19.

While the City of Albuquerque is taking measures to minimize exposure to COVID-19, you are entering at your own risk. Please respect all posted requirements regarding public health. If you are feeling sick, please stay home and visit another day. We are happy to reschedule or refund your ticket.