International Independent Showmen's Museum (est. 2013)
Preserving the rich and colorful history of traveling shows in America
(813) 671-3503 6938 Riverview Drive, Riverview, FL 33578 Saturday - Sunday 12 - 5 pm, Group Tours of 15 or more available by appointment weekly. Official site
Come visit the International Independent Showmen’s Museum, a museum that is uniquely different from any other museum in all the world. As the name suggests, our beautiful new building houses amazing artifacts, countless photographs spanning over a century of traveling shows in America and eclectic memorabilia from the colorful carnival and circus midways of the past. Simply put, there is nothing like this museum, showcased under one roof, anywhere in the world. The International Independent Showmen’s Museum contains over 54, 000 square feet of American Carnival and traveling show history preserving it for future generations to come. Not to mention acres of show wagons that allowed the carnivals to travel to the cities and towns of America bringing excitement and entertainment to families throughout the years.