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Circus World

Circus World

Circus World

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550 Water StBaraboo 53913
(608) 356-8341
(866) 693-1500
(608) 356-8341
(608) 356-8341
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See astounding world-class entertainment live with big-top circus performances, magic shows, sideshow instrument concerts, amazing animals, hands-on programs for kids and adults, guided tours and new exhibits, including the world's largest collection of authentic circus parade wagons during the summer performance season. See acrobats, jugglers, circus animals, and clowns as they bring the circus to life in all new Big Top Shows May-August. Enjoy elephant rides, camel rides, a vintage carousel, moon bounce or get your face painted. Our main lobby gift shop provides memories for Children of All Ages! Full onsite restaurant and of course circus tasty treats such as hot popcorn and cotton candy. Spring and Fall performance season information coming soon. Circus World is located at 550 Water St. Baraboo, WI.; just follow signs. Preserving the National Landmark Site of the Ringling Bros. Circus winter quarters, where the brothers started with a small wagon show and became the largest outdoor amusement enterprise the world has ever known. Circus World is a priceless gem that celebrates the American circus and the many ways it has influenced our culture. Discover Circus World, Wisconsin's National Treasure. 

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Baraboo was home to The Ringling Bros. Circus from 1884 thru 1918, and during those thirty-four years, the operation grew to become the largest circus enterprise the world has ever known. Although the Ringlings left in 1918, many of their original structures survived. In 1954, Circus World Museum, Inc. began raising funds and collecting artifacts. On July 1, 1959, Circus World opened with two buildings, six wagons, and some circus memorabilia. It was deeded to the Wisconsin Historical Society. Circus World now owns eight of the ten surviving Ringling buildings, all of them having achieved National Historic Landmark stature.

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See the worlds largest collection of glorious parade wagons plus 7 authentic Ringling Bros. buildings filled with colorful, big top memories. Enjoy elephant, pony and carousel rides; cotton candy, ice cream, tasty sandwiches and 2 gift shops. Circus World is 10 minutes south of Wisconsin Dells area on Hwy 12.

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