Dining and Shopping
Discover something for every imagination and level of interest, from histories of Ca' d’Zan to books celebrating the Museum’s collection. There’s one-of-a-kind jewelry inspired by everything from special exhibitions to the architectural details of the Ca' d’Zan – and all of it made expressly for the Ringling. Choose a gift that will awaken the interest of a child – or satisfy the child within – from our selection of games and puzzles. Museum Store hours: Open 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Thursdays until 8:00 PM. Museum Admission is not required to shop.
Muse at The Ringling : Located in the Visitors Pavilion, Muse at The Ringling provides a comfortable yet contemporary dining experience in a magnificent setting. Muse creates menus with an eye for presentation, using fresh and highquality products. Muse is the ideal dining spot to complement a day in the galleries or a night at the theater. For reservations or hours call 941-360-7390.
The Banyan Café: The Banyan Café serves up lighter fare that’s ideal for children or visitors looking for a small repast. Set beside one of the estate’s most majestic Banyans and across from the original Circus Museum, the Banyan offers visitors a place to relax with a cold drink or coffee and anything from hot dogs and hamburgers to salads at tables under its portico or picnic tables.
The Museum Café: The Museum Café offers brewed coffee, tea and a variety of pastries. The Museum cafe is located upstairs in the Visitors Pavilion above the Museum Store.
Picnic Areas: Picnic facilities are located in the Dwarf Garden and the Playspace. Picnic coolers are allowed in designated picnic areas during regular business hours. Please note: Coolers with food and/or beverages are not allowed at special events and programs.