Museum of Science and Industry


Fly a Hot-Air Balloon

Step 8 of 10: Make and secure a loop

Use the pipe cleaner to make a loop that will fit in the base of the balloon. Secure the loop in the base of the balloon by folding about an inch of tissue over the loop and using glue or pieces of tape to hold the loop in place.


Museum Hours
  • through January 3
    Daily* from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    * 12/24, 12/31, 1/1—closing 4 p.m.;
    Closed on Christmas Day
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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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