Discovery of the Cardiff Giant

The Cardiff Giant: Making One of History’s Most Famous Hoaxes

A giant petrified man was unearthed on a New York farm in October 1869, but it was really nothing more than an elaborate hoax 2 years in the making.

Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin

Circus World Museum Brings Circus History to Life in Baraboo, WI

Circus history comes alive at Circus World in Baraboo with Big Top performances, sideshow and the world’s largest collection of vintage circus wagons.