A look into the past of the colorful world of the Traveling Shows that brought the only form of entertainment to towns in America long ago.
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General Admission for One; Saturday
General admission for Saturday only for standard tour throughout the entire Showmen's Museum. Cannot be used for group tours.
General Admission for One; Valid Sunday
General admission for Sunday only for standard tour throughout the entire Showmen's Museum. Cannot be used for group tours.
A modern, totally air conditioned 54,000 square foot building with two levels of historical exhibits from the old traveling show era in America including hundreds of colorful antique carnival and circus artifacts from long, long ago. Lots of fun photo op's. Handicapped accessible with an elevator to the second floor. Large, paved free parking area. Friendly, knowledgeable staff.
To protect our guests, please be prepared to wear masks and practice social safety restrictions during your visit.
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About International Independent Showmen's Museum
The International Independent Showmen's Museum features unique exhibits full of interesting artifacts, photographs, and eclectic memorabilia spanning over a century of traveling American shows. Celebrating the carnival and circus midways of the past, the museum packs a day's worth of wonder into 54,000 square feet, preserving the history for generations to come. The space also features show wagons that allowed carnivals to travel to the cities and towns of yesteryear, provide a unique look back into the past.