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Circus World Baraboo

This is a great place for kids of all ages. We recommend it to everyone. We visited in the midst... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
N1739KTgregoryb
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Elgin
Fun Tour

Despite the conditions with COVID-19, we were able to learn a whole lot about the circus in general... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
426JudyS
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Pulaski, Tennessee
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Reviewed June 24, 2014

My husband and I took our kids (ages 2 & 4) to Circus World today. Our first impression was not that great. $40 addmission fee was a little steep, and the first stop was at the food stand. Over $5 for a pulled pork burger that was half the size of my palm :-( The playground areas seemed a bit rundown, and the grounds a little unkept. It was very warm out today (about 85 F), and I hope that the staff was simply affected by the heat, as most seemed very preoccupied and couldnt care less if we were there or not. The animal rides were pricey, and everything was at an extra charge. It felt as is they were trying to squeeze every last cent from us before we left. Typical tourist trap feeling unfortunately :-(
However! My children loved the Big Top show! I had to leave a bit early with our youngest because of the heat...poor performers!...but from what we experienced there, the kids were very excited!
The new exhibit indoors was very well maintained and informative. On our way out, my kids told me that the circus was so much fun and that they had a great day (3 hours). Hearing that made the sting of all the extra costs inside dull a little ;-)

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed June 24, 2014

Enjoyed our 3 hours here. Would recommend for everyone, especially those who have their children or grandchildren with the.

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed June 23, 2014

The circus today is not what it used to be. "The Greatest Show on Earth" is in the past. This is a reminder of what Circuses meant to cities and towns when travel was limited, electronics were not to be found and people longed to hear the words "The Circus is coming!" Not only is the museum interesting and informative but there is an actual circus performance that is just as good or better than the small circuses still traveling today. It is filled with memories for seniors, interesting info for young adults and fun for children of all ages.

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed June 22, 2014

We visited Circus World with our children and now visited with our grandchildren. We enjoyed the hour long circus, elephant and pony rides as well as the new exhibits. There is something for everyone!

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed June 22, 2014

We went for the history of the place which was awesome but truly enjoyed the circus and illusionist (only shows we saw out of all that were offered). Adults: Leave your maturity at the gate and bring out your inner child - you'll enjoy the shows so much more. The performers are talented and did more than just one job. Spent 6 hours there.

Date of experience: June 2014
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