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Circus Hall of Fame

3076 E Circus Ln, Peru, IN 46970-7133
+1 800-771-0241
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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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Fayetteville, Georgia
Looked so bad to us we made a u-turn and did not stop

We wanted to go here because we live in Sarasota and are quite familiar with all attractions... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
spikenails
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Osprey, Florida
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
30 Jun 2017
“Wow who knew the history. You have to see this place”
14 Jun 2017
“Looked so bad to us we made a u-turn and did not stop”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3076 E Circus Ln, Peru, IN 46970-7133
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+1 800-771-0241
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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

1  Thank Penny F
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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

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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.

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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
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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.

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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 David C
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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

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Reviewed 22 August 2015

This is a great experience to see kids of all ages learn and perform for you. No animals involved. Its indoor, bring seat cushions as you are sitting on bleacher-type seating.

2  Thank italprincess73
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Reviewed 24 July 2015

This place is located outside of town and is probably most interesting in July when the circus is performing. We stopped by the day before the big top tent went up. We were lucky enough to find a worker who wanted to show us around...More

2  Thank M H
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

A great exhibit for any age. The location entirely run by volunteers who are very helpful. They depend on contributions, so are lacking on funds to complete all the work they have on the wish list, but the "roughness" is overlooked by the exhibits!

1  Thank RonMKE
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Reviewed 21 May 2015

We stayed the night in Peru, IN and just happened to pass the Circus Hall of Fame and decided to stop and just visit the gift shop. The lady said she would open up the Hall of Fame area for us and were we surprised!...More

2  Thank Ron A
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