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Look Up! The story of hot air ballooning at Aerospace Bristol

Hayes Way, Patchway, Bristol, South Gloucestershire BS34 5BZ

24th July - 1st September

Discover how hot air ballooning took off in Bristol with balloons, baskets, burners and more alongside the iconic Concorde.

See Britain’s first modern hot air balloon, hear the story of a non-stop around the world adventure, learn more about how balloons fly in the Floating on Air science show, and design your own hot air balloon.

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Opening Times

Monday - Sunday

10.00 - 16.30


Look Up! is included with general museum admission.



Car Parking

Picnic Site

Baby Changing

Disabled Access


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