Kids & Families
With multiple venues on the 66-acre estate on Sarasota Bay, there is something for everyone in the family to discover at The Ringling!
Family Saturdays, ROAR! Ringling Order of Art Readers, Stroller Tours, and Museum of Art Mondays are some of the free programs offered to families.
The David F. Bolger Playspace
The Playspace is available for families and school groups to enjoy. A tower and slide, basket swings, hand-powered fountains and other novel pieces of equipment promise to deliver good times and gales of laughter.
A Kid's Day at The Ringling!
The Ringling has a circus museum, gardens, a historic mansion, and an art museum – but are these things fun for kids? Yes! Read this blog post for suggestions for visiting with kids.Learn more
Family Friendly Itinerary
Follow this self-guided itinerary on your visit and enjoy some kid-friendly activities while getting to know a little bit more about John and Mable Ringling and the museum they built.View the Family Itinerary
Preview our Family Guides to get ready for your visit to The Ringling! Printed versions are also available to pick up for free on the day of your visit.Learn more
Where Everyone Belongs
This initiative provides Family-level memberships at no cost to select families in the community to help remove barriers to museum access.Learn more