Tickets & Admission

Museum Admission
Includes entry to the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, and Bayfront Gardens.

This ticket does not include entry to Ca’ d’Zan.

Adult: $25
Age 6-17: $5
Under 6: Free
Member: Free
Museum Admission
+ Ca' d'Zan
Includes entry to the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, Bayfront Gardens, and a self-guided visit through Ca’ d’Zan's first floor.

Beginning Oct. 1, entry to Ca' d'Zan for the self-guided visit is available at 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, or 3:45 PM; you must select your time preference when purchasing tickets.

Adult: $35
Age 6-17: $15
Under 6: $10
Member: Free
Ca’ d’Zan Experience Tour
This small group guided tour explores all floors of Ca’ d’Zan, providing an intimate look at how the Ringlings lived and culminates with majestic views from the Belvedere Tower (weather permitting).*

This tour is 70 minutes long. Participants must climb multiple stairs and stand throughout the tour. There is no seating, or elevator available.

This ticket includes entry to the Bayfront Gardens only; Museum Admission is not included.

$60 per person
Member: $25

Museum Admission + Welcome to Ca’ d’Zan Tour

Oct 1- 31 Member Only Preview Tours

Beginning November 1, discover the history and legacy of this magnificent bayfront mansion and its famous residents, John and Mable Ringling. You will visit the spaces where the Ringlings entertained during the Roaring Twenties and get an up-close look at the striking design elements of their Mediterranean Revival-style home.

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This tour includes the entire first floor, plus John and Mable’s bedrooms and a guest room on the second floor. It is 40 minutes long and participants must climb multiple stairs and stand throughout the tour. There is no seating, or an elevator available.

This ticket also includes entry into the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, and Bayfront Gardens.

Explore the Gardens

Bayfront Gardens Admission includes access to the grounds and gardens and the Glass Pavilion only.

Please note: If you purchase Museum Admission you do not need to buy this ticket.

Adult $5 | Under 17: Free | Annual Pass $25


Visit in the Evening

Enjoy discounted admission to the Museum of Art and the Bayfront Gardens every Thursday 5-8:00pm.

Adult $15 | Age 6-17 $5 | Under 6 & Members Free

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*Access to the Belvedere Tower is weather permitting. Participants must be able to climb 85 steps. Learn more.

Temporary Closures

  • The galleries located on the 2nd floor of the Circus Museum’s Tibbals Learning Center are currently closed for reinstallation. All first floor galleries, including The Howard Bros. Circus Model, interactive galleries and poster exhibitions remain open.

The following persons are eligible for discounted or free admission when providing the required documentation.

These tickets can be purchased online:

Seniors age 65 and above: Museum Admission is $23. No documentation needed

Ringling Members: Free Museum Admission and self-guided visits through Ca’ d’Zan’s first floor by presenting a current Ringling membership card upon arrival, or reserving tickets online by using your membership credentials.  View membership for detailed benefits

The following tickets cannot be purchased online:

College Students: Museum Admission is $5 when presenting a current college ID

FSU, USF, SCF, NCF, RCAD College Students: Museum Admission is free when presenting a current College ID: FSU, USF, SCF, NCF, RCAD

Reciprocal Institution Members: Must present an eligible membership card indicating participation in NARM, MARP, ROAM, or SERM. Learn more.

Active US Military: Museum Admission is $15 when presenting an active US military ID

Florida Teacher: Museum Admission is $10 when presenting a current staff  ID

Personal Care Attendants: Free admission when accompanying a paying visitor; no additional documentation needed

Museums for All participants: Free Museum Admission for up to 4 persons with the presentation of a SNAP, WIC or other EBT card. A Ca’ d’Zan first floor walk-through may be added to the visit for an additional fee of $5 per Adult / $5 Child 6-17 years / Child 5 and under free.

Blue Star Museums (mid-May through Labor Day): Free Museum Admission to active military personnel (including the National Guard and Reserve) and their immediate families from Armed Forces Day (the third Saturday in May) through Labor Day (the first Monday in September). Participants must present a current Military ID at the Admissions counter. Learn more about Blue Star Museums

AAM and ICOM Members: Free Museum Admission for the named cardholder with ID

Explore Events

Lectures, films, performances, and more. There’s something for everyone!

Free Monday

The Museum of Art, Bayfront Gardens, and Glass Pavilion are free to the public on Mondays. Note: Regular admission pricing applies for entry to the Circus Museum or Ca’ d’Zan.

Advance tickets for this free entry are not available; register in the Visitors Pavilion upon arrival OR skip the line by purchasing regular Museum Admission online and visit the Circus Museum too!


Visitors with a SNAP, WIC, or other EBT card will receive free Museum Admission for up to 4 guests. Simply show your SNAP/WIC/EBT card and a state issued ID at Admissions upon arrival.

Museum for All visitors may add a self-guided visit through Ca’ d’Zan’s first floor for $5 per adult, children are free with paying adult.

Reciprocal Visitor Benefits

Members of the NARM, MARP, ROAM and SERM Reciprocal programs who present their current museum membership card indicating their affiliation, are entitled to:

  • Complimentary Museum Admission for the named cardholders
  • 15% discount in the Museum restaurants and 10% in the Museum Store
  • Does not include admission to Ca’ d’Zan, or events.

Members visit free!

Purchase your membership online today. You will be able to access your benefits immediately in-person with a photo ID or temporary membership card.

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