MP Barnum is the son of a tailor who has always dreamed of making wealth, demonstrating his true value to the bourgeoisie. When the railway company he works for goes bankrupt, he decides to set up an unusual museum, a museum of curiosities. She recruits a number of exceptional people including a bearded, a dog-haired, a giant, a dwarf and a trapezoist duo to create a unique show. It attracts a lot of viewers, everyone talks to him. But this is not enough for Barnum. His dream of being respected by the high society can not be defeated. How long will it take to gain the admiration of others?