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The Ringling

5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
+1 941-359-5700
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A truly magnificent place to visit

I have visited the Ringling before but, there is so much to see that I returned again this year to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Long Island, NY
Wonderful place to visit

I had purchased a yearly membership last year and really enjoyed going multiple times, spending... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mooresville, North Carolina
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“rose garden” (389 reviews)
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5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
+1 941-359-5700
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have visited the Ringling before but, there is so much to see that I returned again this year to visit what I missed the first time. Since this is the last year the Ringling Circus will be performed, I just had to go back...More

Thank brokendreamer
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had purchased a yearly membership last year and really enjoyed going multiple times, spending each day are a certain area or building....wonderful displays and awesome art work. I would have given it a 5 rating, but on my last visit, I had brought along...More

Thank 349Alan
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love the art, the history connections with Sarasota, the rose gardens, the wine walks and much more.

Thank Lance T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

All ages (9 to 60) enjoyed this visit, educational, entertaining and a relaxed setting. It is a spectacular trip back into history.

Thank K C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I never would have went here if it wasn't for the TA reviews. This place is amazing as is the story behind the Ringling circus. The grounds are beautiful and the mansion is just incredible as is the huge art museum. Our tour guide was...More

Thank babcme
Reviewed 4 days ago

Where else can you visit with contemporary art, Old Masters, a spectacular Circus Museum, a beautiful rose garden and a millionaire's private mansion? Tons to see here. Very unusual group of collections.

1  Thank joycefromnaples
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Glad we got the 3 day pass. There is so much to see and it is all amazing! Loved the rose garden and the dwarf garden. The museums are incredible. If you enjoy art from different eras it is worth the time to wander through...More

Thank enerald
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went to FL for a wedding and stayed at the Ritz-Carlton. The Ritz-Carlton recommend this area for dinner went their and found an Italian restaurant that hosted our group. The food and price was right. Will visit this area again from California.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ringling Museum dates back to the mid 1900s Shows how it all got started and gives information and statistic about the Circus Company and about all of the attractions they added over the years

Thank rametz0704
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited lots of art galleries worldwide the Ringling was a very pleasant surprise. Lots of interesting European Art to see in beautiful surroundings the grounds are a big bonus. If you're in Sarasota Ann's like art don't miss

Thank barrydickinson
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How long does it take to tour the circus museum?
17 April 2017|
Response from Sheila E | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on what kind of museum goer you are. Some people will breeze right through it. Others will spends lots of time reading every detail. I think a good estimate would be about 30-45 minutes.
Are pets allowed?
13 April 2017|
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Response from TheRingling | Property representative |
Unfortunately we cannot allow pets. Thank you for your question!
Is the museum handicap accessible with a wheelchair?
16 March 2017|
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Response from RONALD A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Sorry I'm so tardy.