Ca D'zan Mansion241 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243, United States
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-9413595700
- Ticket Price: 25 USD
- Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museums, Art Gallery, Castle, Family And Kids, Architecture
This mansion is one of the oldest as well as an important part of the very famous Mable and John Ringling Museum situated in the main city. It was the residence of the couple on the waterfront of The Ringling River.
The beautiful mansion was designed by Dwight James Baum and was built by Owen Burn in the year 1926. The architecture that is still as attractive as it must have been during its initial days. The design completely in a Gothic Style and this is what puts it apart from the rest of the estate.
The mansion that had been donated to the state by the owners is now used as a state of the art museum with some of the fantastic collection of rare and old paintings for the visitors to see. The contemporary paintings are what attract the most number of eyes with the rest giving these an almost equal competition.
Ca D'zan Mansion Travel Tips
- Photography is a strict no-no inside the museum.
- You are expected to maintain discipline and silence in here.
- Students availing a discount are to show their proper ID documents.
- The main pieces on display are the European contemporary paintings especially the collection of Peter Paul Rubens.
- The place is popularly known as the Mable and John’s Ringling Art Museum.
Entrance Ticket Details For Ca D'zan Mansion
- Senior citizens $23; Students above 18yrs $5; Children above 6yrs $5; Children up to 5yrs free.
Ca D'zan Mansion Hours
- The gates of the Ca d’Zan close an hour early.
How to Reach Ca D'zan Mansion
- The nearest airport is the Bradenton Airport.
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- Dry Dock Waterfront Grill
- Owen’s Fish Camp
- Daiquiri Deck
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50.42% of people who visit Sarasota include Ca D'zan Mansion in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
90% of people start their Ca D'zan Mansion visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Ca D'zan Mansion
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ca D'zan Mansion
Ca D'zan Mansion Reviews & Ratings
Since we were time constrained, we only took the 'John' tour. First off, the tour guide was a gem from Quebec, whose energy for the art of museum tour guiding was second to none. She spared no excitement for sharing the details of the tour, and that kept us captivated. As for the mansion, pretty awesome. This was a last minute trip to FL for other reasons, and I keep discovering awesome things about the South that I never knew, such as....there is a Ringling Mansion in Sarasota, FL. Cool architecture and interior furnishings. Next time, will add the Mable portion of the tour.
I absolutely loved this place in Sarasota although I feel that it is not advertised enough for people to visit it. Beautiful, unique grounds you can walk around. The Rose garden is amazing, the secret garden and the Banyan trees. A lot of outdoor sculptures and the Ca' d'Zan it is a true piece of art. The museum of art is amazing (we spent over 3 hours just there). I visited in Jun and the Circus museum was closed for renovation, but I will definitely be back for it when opens. This is a MUST visit location in Florida.
This house is beyond beautiful. We paid for 2 levels of the three and now wish we had done the third. The guides did a great job and knew so many interesting facts. I am madly in love with the architecture and the decor so I could have stayed in their for years! Definitely a must see and worth the ticket price.
I love exploring old mansion and the Ringling Mansion is really nice. We just explored outside the buildings because you can explore the grounds for free you have to pay to go into the mansion and the museum buildings. We walked the paths for over an hour and got great views of the mansion from all side as well as seeing some dolphins playing in the bay in front of the mansion.
Beautiful grounds and home. The tours well done. Be sure to take both tours in order to see the entire house. I love the fact that all furnishings are original to the home.. See how they actually lived! If you have trouble climbing and descending stairs, then this tour is not for you.