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Exhibit: From First Flights to Around the World

Overview

 

Since the first balloon flights in 1783, ushering humans into the age of aviation, hot air and gas balloons have been used for exploration, sport, and adventure. The permanent exhibition at the Balloon Museum helps visitors to understand the rich history of ballooning, now well into its third century. In our permanent exhibition, delve into:

  • EARLY BALLOONING      
  • BALLOONS IN WAR        
  • SPACE,  SCIENCE, AND AIRSHIPS                                          
  • RECREATION AND AIR SPORTS
  • HOW BALLOONS FLY
  • TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHTS
  • TRANS-PACIFIC FLIGHTS
  • AROUND THE WORLD FLIGHTS