Elevate Your Experience: Balloon Museum Foundation Launches Exciting New Membership Tiers

The Balloon Museum Foundation is thrilled to announce the launch of its new Membership Tiers, offering enthusiasts and families an opportunity to deepen their connection with the captivating world of lighter-than-air flight. Our members, driven by a shared belief in the museum’s power to inspire, are invited to embark on an exhilarating journey through the dynamic exhibitions, installations, and stunning architecture that make the Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum a beacon of wonder.

Why Become a Member?

A Foundation membership is your passport to a world of fun and learning adventures for the entire family. By joining, you help support Museums for All, ensuring that cultural and educational experiences are accessible to everyone. Your membership not only grants you access to the museum but extends the invitation to others in the community. Recognizing that ticket prices alone fall short of covering museum costs and operations, your contribution plays a vital role in sustaining these enriching spaces.


Additionally, your membership is an investment in education, fostering curiosity and a love for learning. Enjoy exclusive benefits like member-only events and discounts, making your commitment to the Foundation a gateway to a community that values and supports cultural exploration. Join us today in creating a lasting impact, embarking on a journey of discovery, education, and shared experiences that will leave a meaningful legacy for future generations.


With your Balloon Museum Foundation membership, explore…

  • Captivating History of Lighter-Than-Air Flight:  Immerse yourself in the rich and fascinating history of balloon flight. From the first gas-filled balloon in the 18th century to the modern marvels that grace our skies today, our exhibits offer a comprehensive journey through the evolution of lighter-than-air flight.
  • Dynamic Exhibitions + Installations:  As a member, you gain exclusive access to dynamic exhibitions and installations that bring the world of balloons to life. Engage with interactive displays, hands-on activities, and thought-provoking exhibits that captivate audiences of all ages.
  • Stunning Architecture + Views:  The Balloon Museum is not just a repository of history; it’s a masterpiece of architecture itself. Marvel at the stunning design and enjoy panoramic views of Balloon Fiesta Park. 
  • Overlooks Balloon Fiesta Park:  Imagine watching the majesty of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta from a privileged location. Members receive early access to purchase tickets to the Observation Deck dining events a front-row seat to this spectacular event, witnessing the sky come alive with a kaleidoscope of colors.
  • Ease + Accessibility:  Navigating the world of ballooning has never been easier. Foundation members enjoy streamlined access to the museum, ensuring a hassle-free experience each time you visit.
  • Elevate to New Heights:  Membership allows you to elevate your understanding and appreciation of lighter-than-air flight. Whether you’re a seasoned enthusiast or a curious newcomer, our membership tiers cater to all levels of interest and expertise.


Regardless of the tier you choose, each membership level comes with a host of core benefits designed to enhance your experience.

  • One-Year Museum Admission:  Enjoy unlimited access to the Balloon Museum for an entire year. Immerse yourself in exhibits, installations, and special events that make each visit unique.
  • Members-Only Events + Exhibit Previews:  Gain exclusive access to events explicitly tailored for Foundation members. Be among the first to preview new exhibits and installations before they open to the public.
  • Membership Pin:  Wear your membership with pride. Receive an exclusive membership pin, a symbol of your commitment to and support for the Balloon Museum Foundation.
  • 10% Discount at Museum Shoppe:  Take a piece of the museum home with you. Enjoy a 10% discount on purchases at the Museum Shoppe, where you’ll find a curated selection of balloon-themed merchandise.
  • Membership Cards + E-News:  Stay connected and informed. Receive membership cards for easy access and regular electronic newsletters, updating you on upcoming events, exhibitions, and behind-the-scenes insights.

Patron’s Circle: A Brand New Offering

Elevate your commitment and enjoy exclusive benefits as a member of our esteemed Patron’s Circle. Patron’s Circle Members receive all of the above membership benefits as well as the following exclusive benefits:

  • Discounts on VIP Museum Dining events during Balloon Fiesta®:  Experience Balloon Fiesta in style with exclusive access to VIP Museum Dining events, offering culinary delights and unparalleled views.
  • Recognition in our Annual Report:  Acknowledgment of your pivotal role in supporting the museum’s mission will be featured in our Annual Report.

The Balloon Museum Foundation’s new Membership Tiers invite you to become a part of a community that celebrates the magic of flight. Join us in supporting the museum’s mission to inspire people to do amazing things. With benefits ranging from exclusive access to breathtaking views, dynamic exhibitions, and a deeper understanding of the history of ballooning, there has never been a better time to elevate your experience. Embark on a journey of fun, learning, and wonder by becoming a Balloon Museum Foundation member today!