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The National Balloon Museum & U. S. Ballooning Hall of Fame - Indianola, Iowa

Note:  We are open in March on Wed - Sun from 1 - 4 pm.  Closed Mon-Tues.

We are looking for new volunteers for 3 hour shifts. Please call Becky at 515-961-3714 for any questions.

Daily Hours:

Open Daily 1-4 p.m. 

Mornings are available by appointment only.  

General Admission:

General Admission is $5 for age 13 and over. Visitors 12 and under are free.

Group Guided Tour Fees:

Ages 5- 8 is $1.00

Ages 9-18 is $3.00

Adults 19 and over $7

No charge for the bus driver and the group's tour leader.

Ages 4 and under are free

Tours must be arranged in advance.

Click HERE for details and on-line sign-up for a tour.

 For details call the Balloon Museum (515) 961-3714.  Ask for the tour manager.

Closed on these holidays:

Easter, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Father’s Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve p.m.,  December 25 and 26, New Year’s Eve p.m. and New Year’s Day.

Museum News

Hall of Fame Induction
Stop by July 30th, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. for the U.S. Ballooning Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony! 
Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. 
Public welcome. Free admission during the Open House 12:00-5:00.

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Museum Hours
Regular Hours
In March we are open Wed - Sun 1-4 p.m.  Closed Mon-Tues.

Open Daily from 1-4 p.m., mornings by appointment only.

Closed December 24, 25 and 26, and the months of January & February
Closed all major holidays, Easter, Mother's Day and Father's Day

For information on holidays observed and additional hours by request, visit our Visitor Info page.

National Balloon Museum and Ballooning Hall of Fame | 1601 N. Jefferson Way (Highway 65/69 North) | P.O. Box 149, Indianola, IA 50125-0149
Phone: (515) 961-3714 | Email:

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