Events

COMING UP:

First PechaKucha in Bridgeport - A Storytelling Feast!
May 9, 2018

PECHAKUCHA: A new social phenomenon is about to invade Bridgeport after taking 1000 cities around the world by storm. 

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5/9

First PechaKucha in Bridgeport R...

PECHAKUCHA: A new social phenomenon is about to invade Bridgeport after taking 1000 cities around the world by storm. 

6/9

Connecticut Open House Day 2018

The Barnum Museum is participating in the 2018 Connecticut Open House Day, a one-day statewide event designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art, and tourism.

6/10

P.T. Barnum Presents The Divine Jenny Lind

Join us for a riveting presentation of the Jenny Lind/Barnum story and enjoy musical interludes that engage the senses and embraces the melodic sounds of a Jenny Lind performance.

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Barnum’s Birthday Bash!

Join us to celebrate P.T. Barnum’s 208th Birthday! 

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Gallery Tours (Year-Round)

A presentation of exciting, rare and unique magic lantern images that will showcase vivid and scintillating views of early circus spectaculars! Magic Lanterns shows are the equivalent to today’s Power Point presentations, but they offer a wondrous, magical opportunity to step back in time and experience the thrill of acrobats and performers of bygone entertainment.