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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 or visit 

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 and fruit cups 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. Coolers with food and/or beverages are not allowed at special events.


Museum Store

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.

►The Museum Store is open 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Thursdays until 8:00 PM. Museum Admission is not necessary to shop.

Circus Store

Take a little bit of the circus home with you when you visit the Circus Museum. You’ll find a memory or gift to always treasure at the Circus Store. Here, you’ll discover a world of posters you’ll want to frame, a jigsaw puzzle of the Greatest Show on Earth you’ll want to assemble, books you’ll want to read, t-shirts you’ll want to wear, even works of art you’ll want to display. The Circus Store is located in the original Circus Museum.

►The Circus Store is open 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Thursdays until 8:00 PM. Museum admission is not necessary to shop.