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Circus World Museum facing a crisis

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3rd Chaise to the...
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Circus World Museum facing a crisis

The Governor's Budget for 2013 would take away local operation of Circus World Museum in Baraboo and give control to the State Historical Society. Donors have said if that happens -- they are outta there.

If you live in Wisconsin and care about Circus World, contact the Gov and your elected reps and tell them the future of CW is withe the current Foundation and circus lovers.

Gov budget goes into effect on July 1 -- current staff could be gone by Aug 1 -- along with anything "on loan" to the museum.

3rd Chaise to the...
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11. Re: Circus World Museum facing a crisis

The historical society already has full control -- to the best of my knowledge -- of their other sites like Old World Wisconsin. They have been in partnership with the CW Foundation and actually own the land in Baraboo. They just have not controlled the operation or the finances.

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12. Re: Circus World Museum facing a crisis

I have never had anything but wonderful interactions with the workers at circus world when I have gone, sorry to hear that someone has. Would be a shame if any of the loan items were to be pulled as they are a great part of the history of the circus that not everyone gets to see.

13. Re: Circus World Museum facing a crisis

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