Ca' d'Zan

5401 Bay Shore Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34243- Map It
Phone: (941) 359-5700

AAA Editor Notes

Ca' d'Zan (Ringling's Winter Residence) is at 5401 Bay Shore Rd. on the grounds of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, and was completed in 1925 at a cost of $1.5 million. The 56-room, terra cotta mansion resembles a Venetian Gothic palace. Marble, tapestries and elaborately carved and gilded furniture dominate the interior. The mansion's first floor can be viewed on a self-guiding tour. The guided Mable's Tour includes the first and second floors; John's Tour includes floors two through five. Docent-led tours are limited; an admission time is provided with art museum ticketing. Note: Guided tours require climbing stairs and standing for long periods. Guided tours are available. Food is available.
Self-guiding tour $10. Mable's Tour $20. John's Tour $30. Combination ticket for Mable's and John's tours $40. Prices may vary; phone ahead. Admission includes The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and The Circus Museum. Advance tickets are recommended.
Hours: Daily 10-5. Guided tours depart on the hour 11-4. Grounds open daily 9:30-6. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.