Plan Your Visit
No, we do not allow in-out privileges however we encourage you to enjoy your walking tour at Circus World. We will allow a member of your party to get forgotten items from your car if required.
There are two buildings on the grounds that are temperature-controlled, the Feld Visitor Center and the Fox Wagon Restoration Building. The rest are not. All exhibits and performances are in a building or tent, or under a rooftop, but you do have to walk from place-to-place outdoors.
Yes, the shows will go on rain or shine. In the case of severe weather, alternate showtimes might be suggested for the safety of our guests.
Yes, we have a limited amount of complimentary wheelchairs that are available on a first come, first served basis.
No, we do not currently offer adult and child strollers. We do not rent strollers, however we have a limited amount of complimentary wheelchairs that are available on a first come, first served basis. We also offer during our summer performance season, complimentary golf cart chauffeuring around our grounds for those requiring assistance.
Yes. Some shows may be limited on space and you’ll be asked to leave it outside if possible, but you may certainly use it most anywhere on the grounds.
Yes. Circus World has an ATM for our guests convenience located inside the Irvin Feld Exhibition Hall and Visitor Center.
Parking is FREE and we have parking in our own lots both across the street and down the street from the main entrance.
Yes, we have a large lot that will also accommodate several buses at a time. No overnight parking is allowed.
No pets are allowed on the grounds with the exception of licensed service animals.
Full food services will be available for our 2023 summer season inside the Big Top and at our Cookhouse Grill.
No. We have food service on the grounds; therefore we do not allow outside food to be carried in unless you are a group of 20 or more and have advance reservations with us.
There is more information on how to contact our archival team and visit our archival library on the Parkinson Library & Research Center Page or contact us!
“Can’t wait to come back!”
“Who would have guessed that Baraboo played such a significant role in the history of the circus in the US? The history shared here was fascinating – this is the place where the Ringling Brothers started their circus in 1884, and they wintered here until 1918.”