Tickets on sale now!

Experience Circus history this coming year! Explore exhibits and historic items all season long and this summer prepare to Blast Off at the big top show! Get you tickets today!

Tickets on sale now!

Experience Circus history this coming year! Explore exhibits and historic items all season long and this summer prepare to Blast Off at the big top show! Get you tickets today!

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What began with less than an acre of land, six historic circus wagons plus a lot of grit, determination, and passion, has now become an internationally recognized and respected institution encompassing 64 acres, 30 permanent structures, seven winter quarters buildings along Water Street, plus the Ringling Bros. Circus Train shed complex, and over 260 spectacular wagons. Circus World truly is “Wisconsin’s National Treasure!”

Our Treasures

As other entertainment forms gained popularity, Circus World began documenting and collecting important treasures of the American Circus. From original Ringling Circus buildings to the smallest flea circus prop

Our Treasures will astonish!

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2 days ago
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We are opening our gift shop for three days next Monday through Wednesday (December 11th-13th) from 10:00am to 4:00pm for anyone who might like to purchase some Circus World items as holiday gifts.
Get ready to shop many new items, and returning favorites for an out of this world holiday gift. Also, 2024 season passes make excellent stocking stuffers and will be for sale at our main ticket counter during these three days!
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We are opening our gift shop for three days next Monday through Wednesday (December 11th-13th) from 10:00am to 4:00pm for anyone who might like to purchase some Circus World items as holiday gifts. 
Get ready to shop many new items, and returning favorites for an out of this world holiday gift. Also, 2024 season passes make excellent stocking stuffers and will be for sale at our main ticket counter during these three days!

Comment on Facebook

I want that red nosed camel. I'll send it to my daughter's kids. Will you ship it without telling her where it came from? I want it to be a REAL surprise!

4 days ago
Circus World

We are opening our gift shop for three days next Monday through Wednesday from 10:00am to 4:00pm for anyone who might like to purchase some Circus World items as holiday gifts.

Get ready to shop many new items, and returning favorites for an out of this world holiday gift. Also, 2024 season passes make excellent stocking stuffers and will be for sale at our main ticket counter during these three days!
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We are opening our gift shop for three days next Monday through Wednesday from 10:00am to 4:00pm for anyone who might like to purchase some Circus World items as holiday gifts. 

Get ready to shop many new items, and returning favorites for an out of this world holiday gift. Also, 2024 season passes make excellent stocking stuffers and will be for sale at our main ticket counter during these three days!

Comment on Facebook

Wished they would have the store online. I can’t get their but would purchased online if available.

Bring back the CWM mouse pads!

1 week ago
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Comment on Facebook

WOW!!

Looks like it be quite a fantastic circus!