It’s time to laugh, be happy, and feel moved to dream once again. The beautiful big top has risen to host electrifying entertainment all summer long under a canvas sky of blue.Circus World proudly welcomes everyone home to the birthplace of the Ringling Bros. Circus.
Online tickets now available! Scroll down to purchase!
Reminder: WHS Members do not need to purchase general admission tickets!
General Admissison Information
Spring and Fall Season
June 1 - 17 and Aug 30 - Oct 1| Weekdays | 10am - 4pm
Explore Wisconsin’s rich circus heritage on the National Historic Site of the original winter home of the Ringling Bros. Circus. Investigate seven massive buildings filled with fascinating exhibits, spotlighting the colorful lives, the innovation, and the passion that fueled America’s most popular form entertainment for over 50 years. Experience the world’s largest collection of authentic wood-carved parade wagons and some of the authentic railroad equipment that transported wonders and innovations across five continents and seven seas.
June 18 – August 29 | 7 Days a week | 9 am - 4 pm
The beautiful big top has risen to host stupendous entertainment all summer long under a canvas sky of blue. This inspiring venue allows for socially distanced seating for guests to safely enjoy the splendor of live performances as we bring history to life. Enjoy inspiring interactions with animals, learn all about the art form of clowning through our “Be a Clown” presentation, and tap your toes with our Antique Musical Instrument concert located in the open air Hippodrome. All this plus seven National Historic Landmark buildings filled full of engaging exhibits and artifacts.
Health & Safety Guidelines
Adults (12-64) $19.99
Seniors (65+) $17.99
Youth/Child (5-11) $13.99
Society members get in free with your member ID card.
About the Location
550 Water St
Baraboo, WI 53913
Circus World is located along the banks of the Baraboo River. All pathways are paved or level. Many buildings, including the Circus World Visitor Center, are wheelchair accessible. Many of the historic buildings have wheelchair ramps, but access can be somewhat limited inside some of them. Reasonable accommodations can be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility.
For more information, please contact the box office at (608) 264-4848 or firstname.lastname@example.org.