Area Attractions

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Circus World

In 1884 the Ringling Brothers Circus began their first tour as a circus from Baraboo. Circus World is home to Circus World Museum and includes circus family entertainment. 

Oschner Park

The Ochsner Park & Zoo is a 26 acre park that houses a two acre free zoo.

River Rendezvous

The Baraboo River Rendezvous is held the first part of September with the Spirit Lake Mountain Men arriving from all over the Great Lakes region. 

Tower Hill State Park

Tower Hill State Park is named for the Shot Tower which occupies the site.

Painted Forest

The Painted Forest is a treasure where the building's walls and ceiling are covered with visionary and intriguing murals painted in the late 1890's by an itinerant self-taught German painter, Ernest Hupeden.

Badger Ordinance Cemeteries

There are three historic pioneer cemeteries on the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant land: the Miller family cemetery, the Pioneer cemetery, and the Thoelke cemetery.

Indian Agency House

The Historic Indian Agency House was built by the U.S. government for John Kinzie in 1832.                                              

Mid-Continent Railway Museum

Enjoy sights and sounds of early 1900's railroading. 

Dr. Evermore Sculpture Park

Tom Every (a.k.a. Dr. Evermor) created metal sculptures from scrap parts like gears, forks, springs, machinery parts, and thousands of other items.

Reedsburg Area Historical Society

Easily one of the largest collections of historic buildings in the county is the Pioneer Log Village and Museum just 3 miles east of Reedsburg on Highway 23/33.

Harrisburg Troy Historical Society

Many of the settlers, including the family of J. W. Harris for whom the community, school and church were named, came from Troy Township in Richland County, Ohio.  Until 1857 the Harrisburg School was designated District Number 6, Town of Honey Creek.