The Historic Seelye House and the P. T. Barnum Collection

Barnum seatedVisit the historic Seelye House and see our very special permanent P. T. Barnum collection, generously donated by Laurence Gibson and Cynthia NeJame, and carefully and lovingly assembled over many years.

On view are important letters and correspondences, many of which highlight significant personal and pivotal events of the great showman’s life. Also included are rare broadsides, photographs, and cartes-de-visite, as well as artifacts from General Tom Thumb, Jenny Lind, and Commodore Nutt.

Open Hours: Monday  1-8 pm, Tuesday 1-5 pm, Wednesday  3-8 pm, Friday 10 am –2 pm,  Saturday 10 am-1 pm; and by special request.

 

 

 

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