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Visitor Info

Visitor Info

General Admission:

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


Group Guided Tour Fees:

Ages 5-11 is $1.00

Ages 12-18 is $3.00

Adults 19 and over $7.00

No charge for the bus driver and the group’s tour leader

Under age 4 is free

Tours must be arranged in advance.

Regular Hours

Open Wednesday through Sunday 1-4 p.m., mornings are appointment only.

Closed on these holidays: Easter, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Father’s Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve p.m., Christmas Day, Dec. 24 & Dec. 26,  New Year’s Eve Day and New Year’s Day.

Directions to the Museum
The National Balloon Museum is located Indianola, Iowa which is 12 miles south of Des Moines, Iowa on US Highway 65/69 and 12 miles east of Interstate Highway 35 on Iowa Highway 92. The museum is at 1601 North Jefferson Way (Highway 65/69) on the north edge of the city.

GPS Coordinates for 1601 North Jefferson Way
Latitude:41.376599
Longitude:-93.558489

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