​THE BARNUM MUSEUM COMPLIANCE WITH REOPEN CONNECTICUT SECTOR RULES FOR MUSEUMS, ZOO, AQUARIUMS 

The Barnum Museum remains closed as we prepare safety measures for CT Self Certification, and ready the site for the major construction work to begin this summer. … Read More

Meanwhile, The Show Must Go On!  We would be more grateful than ever for your generous support at this critical time, at whatever level is best for you. Please know that your gift of any amount is genuinely appreciated, will be carefully stewarded, and is critical to the financial and educational health of the Barnum Museum at this time.

Your contribution will enable the Staff to continue to seek new sources of funding, creatively showcase the astounding treasures of the Barnum Museum, and tell the remarkable stories of the life and times of P.T. Barnum.  It is a new reality, and we hope you will join us in this new journey!

 

About
P.T. BARNUM

“The noblest art is that of making others happy.”

“Whatever you do, do it with all your might.”

“Without promotion something terrible happens…nothing!”

OUR MISSION

The Barnum Museum fulfills P.T. Barnum’s own mission: to inspire curiosity, creativity and confidence through instructive entertainment.

The show must go on!

We need your help.