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Miniature circus projects for dollhouses, roomboxes and dioramas


See also clowns, fortune tellers, balloonselephants elephants

See pages with fair tags


Miniature Circus Scene

Links to miniature projects

  • photo albums, blog posts, webpages
El Circo
Circus Bunny*
Kelirosh Studios, Lianda 1
photo 1

Circus - by Alice Zinn

Humpty Dumpty Circus - by Fred Keller

Howard Brothers Circus  - World's largest miniature circus by Howard C Tibbles, on display at the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Fla

Mighty Small Circus - travelling exhibit by John MacKey

Miniature Circus Display - from The Villages Fla Train display

Miniature Train Station - by Howard Tibbles

Model Circus and Circus Train - by Tom Pursell, on display in Ohio

Playland 2007 - Marcks Family Circus

Sneed's Circus - from All About Old Toys



  • Blogs concentrating on the circus or categories/labels about it in blogs

Hotel Circus - A Blog devoted to Circus modeling with plans and hints


  • Discussion groups, forums (or forum categories) and photo groups dedicated to the circus.


Supplies for sale

  • Supplies needed for making circus projects.


Miniatures for sale

  • Do you have a section for the circus in your shop? Add a direct link to that item here.


Greatest show on Earth - movie

Lego Circus Caravan


  • Books about miniature circus projects (also books with chapters about them)


Instructions for miniatures


Miniature printables



  • Wallpapers that go well with circus projects 


Other Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to the circus


  • links to sites showing how to make items related to the circus



  •  YouTube videos about miniature projects related to this subject


Research/ Inspiration

Circopedia - by Norman Barrett


Clyde Parke Miniature Museum - MemphisUSA

Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys - A 100-plus-year-old cottage houses this museum's collection of e.g. a miniature circus.

Shelburne Museum in Vermont - the Roy Arnold Circus Parade and the Kirk Bros. Circus.

The Ringling Museum, Sarasota - On exhibit is the Howard Bros. Circus Model, the largest miniature Circus in the world. Also pictures from Alice Zinn here.



Speilzeugmuseum in Davos The vast collection includes e.g. circus and zoo scenes.




The Greatest Show on Earth

Water for Elephants




Ideas about what is needed for these projects

  • links to inspiring pages

Blake's Vintage Circus Party - Pinterest board by Zhontel Annandale

Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

Circus/Carnival Theme - Pinterest album by Anna Phillips

Party Animals - dress up those Dollar store animals for your circus

Side show Banners - from Fred G Johnson Circus

Freak Show

  • ideas for shop names
  • YouTube videos about the subject 


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Comments (1)

Linda McD said

at 11:21 pm on Jun 16, 2010

Circus Caravan- by Olga. Link not working, so it was removed.

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