"The National Balloon Museum chronicles more than 200 years
of ballooning history. Visitors can browse at their leisure among
the displays of balloon envelopes, inflators, gondolas, and other
instruments which demonstrate the actual equipment used in both hot
air ballooning and gas ballooning."
| 1601 North Jefferson
Indianola, Iowa 50125 (515) 961-3714;
12 miles south of Des Moines on US Highway 65 69