Built in 1893, the Barnum Museum contains a collection of material related to the career of P.T. Barnum (1810-91). Exhibits include hand-carved, miniature 5-ring circus, clown props, mementos of Barnum, General Tom Thumb, and Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind.
Barnum Museum is closed to the public in order to assess damage, begin the preservation
of the collection
and repair the building structure following tornado damage suffered on June 24, 2010.