Museum of Science and Industry


Fly a Hot-Air Balloon

Step 7 of 10: Tie the top

Gather about 6 inches of the top of the balloon (the pointy ends) and tie them securely together with string.


Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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