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Ca d'Zan Mansion

5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
+1 941-359-5700
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Fantastic!

Great to stroll and enjoy the arts, the house and bring the kids to the circus museum!! Right on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mia B
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Sarasota, Florida
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You will feel like you are in Venice when touring this house. It is unique and ornate, and like... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MissLaughsALot
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Tampa, Florida
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Ca' d'Zan is one of the venues at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. The home of the circus king and his wife, a couple from humble mid-western origins, Ca’ d’Zan stands as a testament to the American Dream of the Roaring Twenties. Inspired by and designed in the Venetian Gothic style of the palazzos that ring the Venice canals, this dazzling palatial mansion perfectly captures the splendor and romance of the Italy the Ringlings so loved. Please visit ringling.org for Ca' d'Zan tour times and admission info.
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5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to stroll and enjoy the arts, the house and bring the kids to the circus museum!! Right on the bay, it's a must-do in Sarasota!

Thank Mia B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will feel like you are in Venice when touring this house. It is unique and ornate, and like walking through a museum. The view along the Intracoastal is lovely.

Thank MissLaughsALot
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the high points of a Sarasota visit the the Ringling Museum and a key element of this site is the Mansion. Not as grand as the Biltmore in scale, but every bit as elegant. I especially like the kitchen!

Thank Stefano B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the Free admission Monday and my family loved it! We spent the entire day here and really got to explore the grounds and the museums. The circus museum and Ca d'Zan Mansion were our kids' favorites

Thank Emili B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful house fully restored with tours that give you an insight into the life of John Ringling. It is right on the Bay with a wonderful view. You also get to see the Circus Museum and a building with things for the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the mansion and took the Mabel tour (named after Mrs. Ringling). Our tour guide, Rhoda, was delightful. She knows her stuff when it comes to the mansion, and she has a sweet way of telling you what not to do....you almost don't feel...More

Thank Mike W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the tour of the mansion today with a wonderful guide, Rona. She was so informative, and our 45 minute tour taught us so much! Well worth the visit! Such a beautiful home to such interesting people.

Thank Cindy B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ca d’Zan Mansion is part of the John Ringling Museum grounds. One can also visit amazing museums on the grounds; everything The Circus Museum, Tibbles Museum and amazing Art museums . Stroll through the exquisite bayside grounds. Bring a picnic or enjoy three dining venues....More

Thank Melissa F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is worth a trip to see. The Mansion is somewhat unique in the way it is decorated. The location on the water is superb. You normally do not have to wait long for a guide to take you through and there are discounts for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ca d’Zan Mansion has long been a favorite tourist visit. I recommend it to anyone who visits our beautiful Sarasota, as I also recommend visiting the Ringling museum while you are in the area. The mansion was the home of John and Mabel Ringling...More

Thank Kathiestrips
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Don’t remember. They would have it inline
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MickeyC312
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Response from Donna G | Reviewed this property |
No fee to just visit the grounds and gardens
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