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Al Ringling Theater Tours

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Al. Ringling Theatre Tour at 1:30pm Tuesday - Saturday (May - September) The Al. Ringling Theatre is a treasure of rare quality. Built in 1915 by man who started the Ringling Brothers Circus, Al. Ringling, this magnificent and richly designed in the...more
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136 4th Ave, Baraboo, WI 53913-2117
+1 608-356-8864
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Foundation just spent a BUNDLE of money restoring this and they did a great job. You should take the tour and hope that it includes the ancient Barton Organ that comes up out of the floor to the orchestra pit. It sound is most...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank John M
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This wasn't on our "radar"; however, Stuart (co-owner of The Ringling House B&B where we stayed) recommended we visit and we're so glad we did. The lady who conducted our tour was fantastic - both passionate and knowledgable about the history of the Ringling family...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LW1214
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Stopped here to watch "Snow White." It had been a couple years since we had last been here. At that time the place was in pretty rough shape. The restoration was amazing. Very pretty inside. The paintings on the ceiling were really cool.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Joebob747
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A beautifully restored theatre masterpiece built by Al Ringling . Live shows, music, plays, classic movies and more!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mike P
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Took the tour of this beautifully restored 1915 theatre built by Al. Ringling. The molding, fixtures, etc. are exquisite and the curtains are original! Tour guides very knowledgeable and entertaining. Was able to hear the wonderful pipe organ and tour the lower level dressing rooms....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Distinguished architecture and legacy, beautifully preserved and renovated. The smell of America's theatre history is sweet and thick in here. Our guide was gracious, well informed and unabashedly sincere in his love of the building and its history. To see so much for a modest...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Simply Stunning!!!! Fully restored to its original beauty. Very informative tour guide. Many other things to see and enjoy in this beautiful town.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This tour is spectacular in a meticulously restored theatre to what it was when built in 1915. The beauty and stories that accompany the tour keep in interesting throughout the entire time.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Duane F
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

What an amazing piece of history! It is a beautiful theatre with so much incredible original detail still remaining.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

We toured the newly renovated Al Ringling Theater. WOW! A showplace built in 1914 for $100,000 and constructed in 7 months, has now cost $3+million to restore. It was worth every penny. Al Ringling wanted to being New York, to Baraboo, Wisconsin and he did....More

Date of experience: May 2016
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