The Ringling Estate is a well known tourist attraction in Sarasota, Florida. It is a historic area and a museum complex that traces the heritage and work of the Ringlings.
The Ringling Estate was once the home of John and Mable Ringling. John Ringling is best known for his achievements in the circus scene, after he and his brorher Charles has successfully turned their small traveling circus into an international intertainment empire. John built an estate in Sarasota with his wife, Mabel, which became their home until their deaths.
The Ringling Estate features three museums, the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Circus Museum, and the Ca d?Zan. The site is also where you can find the Asolo Theatre, best known as the ?only state theatre in Florida?.