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.
Artisans: If you are an artisan or vendor who believes your products would fit within the themes of art, circus, gardens, or the Ca’d’Zan mansion and would like us to consider selling your products, you must complete the product survey. Once you complete the survey, we will review your submission and contact you if we are interested in your line. No phone calls or walk-in's. Submit Your Product
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.