820 Main St., Bridgeport Connecticut 06604
203-331-1104 Fax 203-331-0079
The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport chronicles the life and times of P.T. Barnum. The three-story museum presents three-themes; Barnum the Man, Barnum's Bridgeport, and Showman to the World.
A 5-minute introductory film is shown continuously. A 5,000 square-foot exhibitions wing houses two major shows a year.
Other History nearby:
(Madison) Allis-Bushnell House and Museum
(New York City) American Museum of the Moving Image
(New York City) American Numismatic Society
(New York City) Audubon Terrace Museum Group
(Cheshire) Baker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum
(New York City) Bartow Pell Mansion Museum
12/06 Coming to The Bridgeport area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.