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Lots of History

There is a wealth of information on the history of the circus and profiles of famous and lesser... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
FrynPan
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Eaton Rapids, Michigan
Wow who knew the history. You have to see this place

We went into the barn and they have several original circus wagons, and animal cages with the paint... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Penny F
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Gay, Georgia
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13 Aug 2018
“Lots of History”
25 Sep 2018
“Yes.... run down”
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3076 E Circus Ln, Peru, IN 46970-7133
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

ONLY come during festival time.. its more depressing than it is entertaining.. run down, glory days behind... but I'll openly say im glad its still struggling on... if your local visit us about the best i can say.. ..if your going to make a special...More

2  Thank Sonny_circumvehor
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A lot of circus history here. It was neat to see everything on display but so sadly disappointed, very run down, leaky barn, items getting ruined to the dampness. Such a shame to let it get in this shape.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 14 August 2018

There is a wealth of information on the history of the circus and profiles of famous and lesser known circus owners and performers. This does not have the glamour of Baraboo or Sarasota, but there is an ample display of wagons and equipment. This area...More

Thank FrynPan
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Im not sure if this place used to be something but it isnt anymore. Its a run down barn in need of much repair along with all displays within and around it.

Thank snickeeb2
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We went into the barn and they have several original circus wagons, and animal cages with the paint and color and old tyme charm. Then you go in the museum and wow oh wow . The wagons, old posters, models and a good collection of...More

3  Thank Penny F
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We wanted to go here because we live in Sarasota and are quite familiar with all attractions available with the circus winter home there. Sorry but when you look this bad on the outside it can't be that good on the inside. Try the Ringling...More

1  Thank spikenails
Robert C, Public Relations Manager at Circus Hall of Fame, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

We are sorry you didn't stop and make the effort to find out firsthand. Our nearly 100 year old buildings are full of circus history, lore and legend.

Reviewed 27 April 2017

When I was a teacher we brought our students to this attraction. They have a nice museum and they even had a circus show for the children to enjoy! Great activity!

1  Thank Karen T
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is the old circus winterquarters and has a lot of circus history. You can now see several old circus wagons and a museum.

2  Thank Jmpeters
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Website advertised Saturday hours of 10 AM to 4 PM, we arrived at 2:15 and place is locked up. Sign on door said hours were 10 AM to 3 PM? Either way , it should have been open. Don't waste your time, plenty of other...More

1  Thank DCbikerman
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Would've liked to check it out since we drove 2 hours to see it but the sign on the door said 3. Not wasting another trip. Very disappointed. All we saw was a small offive, a few large barn with old circus cages/vehicles in the...More

1  Thank Bbowman76
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