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Fantasia Balloon


Owners, Jim and Eileen Neill and family of Riverwoods, Illinois, donated their Fantasia balloon to the Museum.

Included in the exhibit are original artworks and Fantasia memorabilia designed by the Neill’s.

Fantasia was one of the first special artwork balloons built by Tracy Barnes and the Barnes Balloon factory. Its design represents the very essence of life and the Neill family.

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Open Wed - Sun 1-4 p.m.  Closed Mon-Tues.

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

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