Coney Island USA - Museum & Freak Show

Coney Island USA - Museum & Freak Show

Museum, Performing Arts Venue, and General Entertainment
Coney Island, Brooklyn
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  • Eric A.
    "Check for dates for their Burlesque shows, Good Times"(4 Tips)
    Fodor's Travel
    "carnival tradition alive include sword swallowers"(2 Tips)
    veronique @ zaptravel.com ..
    "... snake charmer, and contortionist."(2 Tips)
    mariana c.
    "Try one of the local beers!"(3 Tips)
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  • mariana c.
    They have a great and nostalgic vibe in the bar. Try one of the local beers! Artists and staff are really nice and funny. If you are in Coney Island you must see a Freak Show <3
  • Fodor's Travel
    Fodor's TravelSeptember 9, 2015
    The cast of talented freaks and geeks who keep Coney Island's carnival tradition alive include sword swallowers, fire eaters, knife throwers, contortionists, and Serpentina the snake dancer. Read more
  • Fodor's Travel
    Fodor's TravelSeptember 9, 2015
    Check out the memorabilia from Coney Island's heyday in the early 1900s, as well as video installations, temporary exhibits, and the fabulous collection of funhouse mirrors. Read more
  • Desmond C.
    Desmond ChowMarch 5, 2010
    The acts rotate throughout the day so you're not going to miss anything. Just go in and check it out. Great for kids too. ALSO you could catch a burlesque show Friday nights. Read more
  • Sean S.
    Sean SmithOctober 4, 2015
    The Freak Show is a great show. Show up whenever and watch a full rotation of whatever performances are there.
  • Terézia M.
    Terézia Mia2 weeks ago
    I love vibe, decoration, staff, shop and show! You should just go there and support this unique venue❣
  • Christine G.
    Christine GeigerMay 26, 2013
    The bar is outstanding and if you go to the sideshow performance you can bring your booze in. How "freak"ing cool is that?
  • Joanny E.
    Joanny EchevarriaAugust 21, 2010
    Great show , it does a little hot in there. But you can buy a water at the bar to cool yourself off. The burlesque show is awesome.
  • Liz
    LizAugust 24, 2012
    Don't be a chump & order a Bud. Try one of the 5 "Coney Island" beers instead! Delicious and unique.
  • Brian M.
    Brian MasefieldDecember 30, 2011
    The name conveniently applies to both the show and the audience, which is to say, I love it.
  • veronique @ zaptravel.com ..
    Step right up for lively circus-sideshow entertainment, complete with a fire-eater, sword swallower, snake charmer, and contortionist.
  • Desmond C.
    Desmond ChowDecember 30, 2009
    Act rotate throughout the day so you don't miss anything. Also a good place to amaze your kids. Read more
  • Bea H.
    Bea HuffAugust 22, 2013
    So fun! Great show with fun performers! Definitely recommend it if you're in the area!
  • Jeremy W.
    Jeremy WilcoxFebruary 9, 2015
    Worth visiting when in Coney Island; some good artifacts
  • Steph L.
    Steph LJuly 10, 2013
    A must see show if you're in Coney Island. It's incredible what they can do!!! Freaky!!! ;)
  • LaToya T. J.
    LaToya T. JarmmanAugust 9, 2013
    The burlesque show was awesome. Bring ya camera cause you will be amazed!
  • Lizz H.
    Lizz HarleyFebruary 1, 2012
    Full of the coolest cats I know. Toss some back with good conversation at the Freak Bar, always a good time.
  • Lilith A.
    Great show for only 10 bucks. Must do here at Coney Island :)
  • Koven S.
    Koven SmithSeptember 3, 2010
    Seriously, the $10 you spend on an "Albino Python" is totally worth it.
  • Johanna
    JohannaJuly 24
    Pay to see the show - you won't be sorry.
  • Ivory
    IvorySeptember 7, 2013
    Coney Island Brewery selections at this no-frills oddball.
  • Eric A.
    Eric AmicucciSeptember 7, 2013
    Check for dates for their Burlesque shows, Good Times
  • Staci
    StaciSeptember 14, 2011
    Whatever cider it is they sell is ridiculously sweet so if you like your ciders bitter(like me) I'd avoid it.
  • The New York Daily News
    The New York Daily NewsOctober 20, 2010
    PHOTO: Crowds flock to the Freak Show in July of 1950! Click "More Info" to see this great pic! Read more
  • Rubys H.
    Rubys HostApril 25, 2012
    2012summer great wine this yr chardoney or sangiovese found my wine spot this yr
  • Lee S.
    Must see if you're in Coney Island!
  • Crystal W.
    Crystal WardSeptember 7, 2015
    Coney Island Wall Art ;)
  • **Heath**
    **Heath**February 11, 2013
    Have your ticket ready!
  • Patricia N.
    Patricia NicosiaNovember 2, 2013
    Show was fantastic my sister was wonderful Carah Ball.
  • Laura G.
    Laura GardnerMay 12, 2012
    A mermaid pilsner on a hot day will quench your thirst!!
  • Rubys H.
    Rubys HostMay 5, 2012
    Great spot after a night swim
  • Summer T.
    Summer TyneJuly 18, 2010
    Have not been here in a while but hear its most popping at night just passing on the good news!!
  • Shawn T.
    Shawn ThorntonApril 20, 2014
    Walk around. Amazing place.
  • Kamaria M.
    Kamaria MionAugust 27
    Whimsical bar. Whimsical beer.
  • Zane B.
    Zane BurnettSeptember 1, 2012
    Dress light.. it gets hot
  • Pedro J.
    Pedro JimenezJuly 14, 2013
    $1 off for GGRD fans!
  • Joey X.
    Joey XApril 1, 2012
    Wifi password: twentyfive
  • Tomas
    TomasJune 9, 2013
    Cheap show but does not last very long
  • Kole h.
    Kole hansenJuly 14, 2013
    Fave part of coney!
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