"The Great Coney Island Spectacularium"

Coney Island Museum , Brooklyn Saturday April 28 2012 12:00 - 18:00
"The Great Coney Island Spectacularium"
Photograph: Brad Paris
Coney Island's current collection of sideshows, circus types and other curiosities is tame compared to its spectacles from more than 100 years ago. This exhibition brings together images and artifacts from these Victorian-age wonders, such as a town of 300 midgets called Lilliputia, staged tenement fires, and a re-creation of the Boer War starring 600 veterans who fought in the actual battles.


Venue name: Coney Island Museum
Address: 1208 Surf Ave
Cross street: at 12th St
Opening hours: Open 1pm–6pm for spring and summer
Transport: Subway: D, F, N, Q to Coney Island–Stillwell Ave
Price: $5
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