In 1889, P.T. Barnum wrote, "The
Noblest Art Is That Of Making Others Happy." Although written 125 years
ago, these words still underscore The Barnum Museum's vision and mission. As one
of the longest ongoing museums in the nation, the museum remains true to P.T.
Barnum's original mission; 'Instructive Entertainment.' For over a century, families
from around the world have visited The Barnum Museum and experienced wonder, curiosity,
surprise and enrichment. With exhibits ranging from a 4,000 year-old mummy to
the recently acquired 'Centaur of Tymfi,' the Museum continues to amaze and enthrall
guests of all ages.
Today, the Museum is emerging
from damage sustained from a series of natural disasters and forging exciting
plans for the future. We are thrilled to be working with BRC Imagination Arts
(the award winning, world renowned exhibit designers) to create new and vibrant
exhibits that offer learning through exploration, imagination, and innovation,
stimulating the power of creativity and sparking intellectual curiosity!
invite you to join us as a Vision Member and
be a part of The Barnum Museum's history! As a Vision Member, you will have the
opportunity to be enthralled by the wonderful and compelling stories of Barnum's
glorious past, stories that will capture your imagination and create memories
to last a lifetime.
Vision Member benefits
- Free admission to
- A complimentary copy
of P.T. Barnum's famous book, The Art of Money Getting.
Only" previews of new exhibitions & events.
Behind-the-Scenes Tours with the Curator.
"Evening with the Director" soiree.
to the Annual Meeting & Reception.
hope you will consider joining as a Vision Member,
and become part of The Barnum Museum legacy. Please know how important Museum
members are to our on-going objective to offer enriching programs! Consider
conveniently joining today online! As you consider your membership, please
also consider giving an extra gift in support of the Museum's continuing programs,
or give a gift membership to a friend or family member. As always, your contribution
On behalf of The Barnum Museum,
I sincerely thank you for your kindness and support, and we look forward to serving
you with enriching experiences!
With much Gratitude,