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

We are closed the month of January for cleaning BUT all of our hours are flexible depending on tours and their availability. 

General Admission:
General Admission is $3 for age 12 and over. Visitors under 12 are free.

Group Guided Tour Fees:
Ages 5-18 is $1.00
Adults 18 and over $5
No charge for the bus driver and the group's tour leader.
Under age 4 are free
Tours must be arranged in advance.
Click HERE for details and on-line sign-up for a tour.

We can arrange for your tour group to visit a Balloon Repair Station, week days only, at Midwest Balloon Services. They are located at 104 E. Center Street  in Truro, IA.  For an additional fee:
  $5 for age 12 & up and $1 for under age 12.  No charge for your tour leader and bus driver.
  For details call the Balloon Museum (515) 961-3714.  Ask for 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 Hours
Regular Hours
(May Through September)
Mon.-Fri. 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Saturday 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Sunday 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Winter hours (Additional hours available by appointment and for Tour Groups)
(October Through April) Closed December 24, 25 and 26 and the month of January
Every day 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Closed all major holidays and 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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