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    Hours and Admission

    • Open daily, 10:00am-5:00pm
    • Holidays: Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.


    Some experiences may be limited or unavailable as we navigate the challenges of Covid-19. Please note the following:

    • Visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets online, prior to arrival.
    • Face Masks are recommended inside venues and visitors should maintain 6 ft of social distance from other parties.
    • All groups are limited to 10 persons or less while inside any building, and venue occupancy is limited. 
    • Trams will operate only for persons with limited mobility. 
    • The Tibbals Interactive Galleries in the Circus Museum and the Art Library remain closed.
    • View all Safety Guidelines and Protocols


    Museum Admission

    Museum Admission includes entry to the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, and Bayfront Gardens. This Admission does not include entry to Ca’ d’Zan. 

    Prices: Adult $25 | Senior (65+) $23 Child (6-17) $5 | Child 5 and under are Free | Members are Free

    Discounted Museum Admissions require a current ID and must be purchased in person:  Active US Military $15 | Florida Teacher $10 | College Student $5 | FSU, USF, SCF, NCF, RCAD students are free | Personal Care Attendants are free | Museums for All* participants are free

    Buy Museum Admission

    Museum Admission + Explore the 1st Floor of Ca' d'Zan

    Includes entry to the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, Bayfront Gardens, and a self-guided walk-through of the 1st floor of Ca’d’Zan. 

    Price: Museum Admission +$10 | Members Free

    Buy Museum Admission + Explore the 1st Floor

    Bayfront Gardens Admission

    Bayfront Gardens Admission allows access to the grounds and gardens only.

    Please note: The Bayfront Gardens are included in price of Museum Admission. If you are visiting the Museum, you do not need to buy this ticket.

    Price:  Adult & Senior $5 | Child under 17 & Student w/ ID Free 

    Buy Bayfront Gardens Admission

    Yearly Pass:  Adult & Senior $25  The yearly pass is only available for purchase in the Visitors Pavilion. 

    Bayfront Garden Tours

    Available January 16 - May 31

    This walking tour led by volunteer guides will introduce you to interesting botanical specimens on the estate while providing a historic overview of the development of the estate. The Ringling Arboretum has been accredited at Level II through ArbNet and there are over 2350 trees within the arboretum representing native, exotic, historical, and culturally significant trees.
    Garden Tours are available Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays and will take place entirely outdoors. It is 90 minutes in length and covers approximately 1 mile. We encourage visitors to bring bottled water, and wear appropriate footwear, preferably closed-toe, sunblock, and hats. There will be a maximum of 10 participants per tour. Masks are required of all participants, as well as social distancing. Tours are subject to weather conditions. Please check it at the Visitors Pavilion prior to your tour.  Tickets will be availabe 30 days prior to each tour.  

    $15 / $10 for Members

    Buy Bayfront Gardens Tour  

    *Museums for All

    Visitors with a SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) or other EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) card receive free Museum Admission for up to 4 guests. Simply show your SNAP/WIC/EBT card and a state issued ID at the Admissions counter upon your arrival. Please note: Ca' d'Zan Admission is not included.

    Blue Star Museums

    Available May 15 - September 6, 2021

    The Ringling is offering free Museum Admission to active Military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve and their immediate families from Armed Forces Day, May 15 through Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2021. Participants must present your current Military ID at the Admissions counter.

    Free Mondays

    The Museum of Art and Bayfront Gardens are free to the public on Mondays. Regular admission pricing applies if you wish to visit the Circus Museum or Ca’ d’Zan.

    Reciprocal Museum Membership Program

    Members of the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association or Museum Alliance Reciprocal Program (MARP), Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM)  or Southern Reciprocal Membership Program (SERM) who present their membership card indicating their affiliation, are entitled to:

    ► Per named cardholder- complimentary Admission to the Museum of Art and Circus Museum.
    ► 15% discount in the Museum restaurants and 10% discount in the Museum Stores.
    Note: Admission to Ca’ d’Zan, programs and special events are not included.