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
+ 1st Floor of 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.

Entry to Ca' d'Zan for the self-guided visit is available throughout the day; a short wait time may be required.

Adult: $35
Age 6-17: $15
Under 6: $10
Member: Free
Museum Admission + Welcome to Ca' d'Zan Tour
Includes entry into the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, Bayfront Gardens plus a guided tour of Ca' d'Zan's first and second floors.

Visit the spaces where the Ringlings entertained and get an up-close look at the striking design elements of their home. This guided tour includes the entire first floor, plus John and Mable’s bedrooms and a guest room on the second floor.

The tour is 40 minutes long and participants must climb multiple stairs and stand throughout the tour.

Adult: $50
Age 6-17: $30
Under 6: $25
Member: $10
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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 staircases and stand throughout the tour.

In addition to the tour, this ticket includes entry to the Bayfront Gardens only. Museum Admission is not included.

$60 per person
Member: $25
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Art After 5 Admission
Thursdays 5:00-8:00 PM

Join us in the evenings to experience the art collection in a whole new light. Every Thursday, Art After Five allows visitors to enjoy the Museum of Art and Bayfront Gardens from 5:00-8:00 PM at a discounted rate.

Adult: $15
Age 6-17: $5
Under 6: Free
Members Free
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Bayfront Gardens Admission
Explore the gardens! The Ringling encompasses 66 acres of gorgeous bayfront grounds and gardens and is also a certified arboretum.

This ticket includes access to the grounds and gardens and the Glass Pavilion only.

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

Adult: $5
Under 17: Free

Annual Pass: $25
(available in-person only)
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Temporary Closures

  • On-going: 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.

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

Bayfront Gardens Tour

Available through April 29, 2024

This small group guided walking tour introduces you to interesting botanical specimens, while providing a historic overview of the development of the estate. The Ringling has over 2,350 trees representing native, exotic, historical, and culturally significant trees.

The tour is 90 minutes long and takes place entirely outdoors. Participants are encouraged to bring bottled water, and wear appropriate footwear, and sun protection. The tour is subject to weather conditions and your ticket includes access to the Bayfront Gardens for the rest of the day.

Price: $15 / $10 for Members

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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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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