Barnum Museum to reopen after nearly 2 years

The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport is set to reopen after being closed since the city's 2010 tornado. The museum had been closed due to damage

BRIDGEPORT - The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport is set to reopen after being closed since the city's 2010 tornado.

The museum had been closed due to damage since the tornado struck in June 2010.

Museum officials say that a lot of the collection that documents the life of P. T. Barnum was damaged by light, humidity and debris.

The museum will feature a special exhibit called "Restoration in Action" that documents the restoration of the artifacts.To see more from the Barnum museum, click on iO Extra on Channel 612.

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