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Al. Ringling Mansion

623 Broadway St, Baraboo, WI 53913-2102
+1 608-448-7455
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Beautiful

We didn't get to tour it but you can. Just the outside of it is beautiful and something to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dpreteach
,
Monmouth
amazing experience

we just showed up and they gave us a tour as they were in the middle of major renovations, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shay d
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rochester wi
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623 Broadway St, Baraboo, WI 53913-2102
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+1 608-448-7455
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"bed and breakfast"
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"tiffany glass"
in 3 reviews
"restoration work"
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"tour guide"
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"hand painted ceilings"
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"lovely home"
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"beautiful woodwork"
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"current owners"
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"family history"
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"wedding reception"
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"circus train"
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"great tour"
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"ask questions"
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"like stepping back in time"
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"circus memorabilia"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't get to tour it but you can. Just the outside of it is beautiful and something to see, plus it's located right downtown and it's a wonderful downtown area. The day we were there they had a farmers market going on which was...More

Thank dpreteach
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we just showed up and they gave us a tour as they were in the middle of major renovations, the massive amounts of circus memorabilia and family related heirlooms were worth every minute of our visit, the train and circus connected items were a real...More

Thank shay d
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a tour of the Mansion today. It was amazing! Still in the process of being restored but it is beautiful. I got to meet the owner and his history is just as fascinating. I would recommend a visit. They will be opening it...More

1  Thank luford22
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the place was amazing - the history was wonderful. They were restoring it and doing a wonderful job - they say in future it will be a bed and breakfast that would be wonderful to stay there.

1  Thank Bixby_13
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The facility allows for groups to meet locally and for conferences and does an admiral job in meeting those needs.

Thank Pete A
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Friends and I visited Baraboo because of our fascination with and interest in the circus. Touring the mansion was like stepping back in time! Our guide was very informative and patient with questions and comments. The restoration is a work in progress and we were...More

Thank LW1214
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

This is the mansion that was once owned by one of the RIngling brothers who started the great circus in 1884. Tour price was a little up there but they say that all proceeds go towards the restoration of the house. It is a work...More

1  Thank peterglassman
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Our tour guide June did a great job explaining the history of this house and the Ringling family. We also met Joe & Carmen, the current owners and their back story was also wonderful. The house is authentically being restored bit by bit. Don't miss...More

1  Thank MaryCork
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Joe, the owner of the mansion, gave us the tour. He is not only knowledgeable about the mansion, he has had first hand experience with the circus. He worked as the train engineer for several years before marrying a member of the circus. He shared...More

Thank L B
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Ringling must of been making good money to build such a huge mansion back in the day ! Located about two blocks up the hill from the circus museum it’s a must see !

Thank Bob S
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mmadison2015
25 February 2016|
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Response from Joe C | Property representative |
Hello, The Mansion was designed by Kees & Colburn out of Minneapolis, MN.
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Gene S
24 July 2015|
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Response from Larry W | Reviewed this property |
e others have said call ahead. Another member of our group made arrangements at the Al Ringling house and the Ringling theater in downtown Baraboo.
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