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The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Plan to spend several hours enjoying the beautiful grounds, circus memorabilia, Renaissance art and more at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Housed in the city of Sarasota, the Ringling Museum includes several buildings to peruse.

The circus museum takes you on a tour of the circus past. The miniature circus set up on display is breathtaking and definitely a highlight at the museum. Circus art, costumes, wagons and other notable things to see.åÊåÊSee several films which includes The Life and Times of John and Mabel Ringling and others that will enhance your museum experience.

The art enthusiast will enjoy John and Mable Ringling’s collection of Renaissance art from across Europe. åÊDocent led tours will give you insight into the history of the art pieces. åÊStop by the Ringling’s mansion for a tour of their beautiful home. Second floor visit is an extra cost.

The well-maintained Bayfront Gardens offers a great view of Sarasota and a nice walk in the Florida sunshine. Playground for the kids and cafe nearby helps break up the day.

If you’re near Sarasota on a Monday, visit the Ringling Museum for free admission.

Hours:
Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m,åÊThursdays open until 8:00 p.m.
The Bayfront Gardens are opened from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m

 

5401 Bayshore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243
(941) 359-5700

Photo Courtesy: Rictor Norton & David Allen

 

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