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Circus World – Baraboo, Wisconsin

Circus World in Baraboo, Wisconsin keeps classic American circus traditions alive through live performances, interactive entertainment attractions, and a famed research facility.

Celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2019, the Circus World environment calls back to the classic circus performances of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey. Big Top shows include aerial performances, jugglers, clown skits, and animal acts. The historic site showcases original Ringling structures, wagons, and other artifacts. Circus World curates the Robert L. Parkinson Library & Research Center, which tells the history of the American circus through posters, manuscripts, early photographs, and a registrar containing the names of circus performers and workers.

Circus World is a family-oriented environment. Antique wooden carousel rides, live music, wagon tours, and child-friendly entertainment ensure there is something for everyone to enjoy.

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Plan your next vacation to include a visit to a play-related store, museum, or private collection.