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The Ringling is located in Sarasota, Florida and preserves the legacy of John and Mable Ringling. It is home to the State Art Museum of Florida, the historic Ca' d'Zan Mansion, Bayfront Gardens, an Art Library, the Circus Museums and the Historic...more
This seemed like something interesting to do even though I am not a huge fan of the circus. This museum was much better than I expected. It was really interesting to see how big and efficient the circus was long ago. The model of what...More
I have visited many times over the last couple years, and each time there is some thing new. I recently visited with some friends from out of town, and I was excited to see the newly restored reflecting pool. It makes the grounds around Ca’d’Zan...More
Once mentioned people think this is about the circus. NO! This museum complex offers so much more: fine arts museum, Asian Arts Museum, Glass Museum, Historic House: C'd'Zan, Circus Museum and the gardens. The events, special exhibitions and programs are exceptional. Do not miss this...More
Very beautifully manicured grounds! Building is incredible and filled with great artwork. The "muse" restaurant has good lunch and nice exterior seating !! Monday is free gay goid time to go with group ir family!
This museum is great. My favorite part would be the "minature" circus. This must take up over an acre, and is very realistic.
The rose garden has dates of when the roses were first planted, or seedlings. The oldest one I saw was dated over...More
The Ringling museum is a fascinating gem. Beautiful architecture abounds in the garden. Anyone who has ever dreamed of running away and joining the circus must take this step back in time to the heyday of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey. I highly...More
I am an activity director for an assistant living facility. I took some of my independent living residents to the free Monday. The staff there were very helpful and gave us the best directions for our independent tour. I had two in wheelchair, one electric...More