Tips and Policies
Find Out What's on View
Visit our online collections to find out if your favorite object is on view before you visit. View the Collections Online
For those that wish to use it, complimentary tram service is available to transport visitors around the grounds.
Visiting with Children
Please remember that children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
You are welcome to use The Ringling as an art-making space, respecting the following guidelines:
♦ Pencils, sketchbooks, and notebooks are permitted both indoors and outdoors.
♦ Pens, markers, paints, clay and easels are permitted only on the grounds. They are not permitted in the courtyard, the galleries or inside the venues.
♦ Please be respectful of other visitors and avoid blocking access to the exhibits or the flow of foot traffic.
Bicycles, Scooters, Skateboards & Roller Blades
Bicycles, scooters, skateboards, and rollerblades are not allowed on the estate. Bike racks are located across from the Visitor Pavilion. Other items may be checked at the Visitors Pavilion security office
Contact the nearest Museum Attendant or dial Museum Security at 941-359-5722. Museum Security will respond immediately, and contact outside support if needed.
Lost & Found
Please report lost or found articles to the nearest Museum Attendant. You may call 941-359-5721 between 10:00am and 5:00pm to inquire about lost items.
Current Weather at The Ringling
The Ringling hosts the WeatherStem Station for Sarasota County. This weather station provides data for educators to create immersive educational science experiments. Current Weather
Helpful Phone Numbers
♦ General Information: 941-359-5700
♦ Advance Ticketing: 941-358-3180
♦ Historic Asolo Theater Box Office: 941-360-7399
♦ Weather Hotline: 941-360-7375
♦ Membership: 941-360-7330
♦ Muse at The Ringling Restaurant: 941-360-7390