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Museum of the Early American Circus

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Unique Gem of a Museum in old Elephant Hotel building

This obscure museum, dedicated to artifacts and dioramas of the early days of the circus in... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
Ontheroadsince64
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Talkeetna, Alaska
Unique Museum about Early American Circus

What a little gem this museum is, on the third floor of the Elephant Hotel (now the town offices... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Ontheroadsince64
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Talkeetna, Alaska
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1 Feb 2018
“Unique Gem of a Museum in old Elephant Hotel building”
28 Jan 2018
“Unique Museum about Early American Circus”
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335 Route 202, Somers, NY 10589-3206
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

This obscure museum, dedicated to artifacts and dioramas of the early days of the circus in America, is only open on Thursday afternoons and some Sundays, but well worth researching and planning a visit here. Located on the third floor of the old Elephant Hotel...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

What a little gem this museum is, on the third floor of the Elephant Hotel (now the town offices, not a hotel!). You can learn all about how the circus evolved in early America, right here in Somers New York. The dioramas and displays would...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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