Baraboo, Wisconsin: International Clown Hall of Fame

Shelves of clown costumes, racks of props, and walls of portraits fill this small museum and "research center" on the art of circus clowning.
102 4th Ave., Baraboo, WI
On the courthouse square, inside The Business Center building at the northwest corner of 4th Ave. and Oak St. Same block as Ringling theater.
By appt. only - W-Sa 11 am - 4 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $5, kids $4.
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International Clown Hall of Fame

The ICHOF mission "is to establish and maintain an internationally recognized 'Clown Hall of Fame' which pays tribute to the 'Art of Clowning' around the world. We operate an international historical museum which displays significant clown memorabilia and maintain an extensive research center for clowning history. Programs were developed and implemented various educational programs, 'Healing with Laughter' which have been presented to people of all ages, and socioeconomic backgrounds. We provide technical assistance in research projects all over the world based on the history of clowning. We strive to enhance community involvement and support for the 'Art of Clowning.'"

[geekers, 07/12/2008]

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