We stopped into the Wringling Museum on our way to Ocala for Thanksgiving with my parents. What a fantastic place to feel like a kid again! The miniature circus (which took 50 years to build) was magnificent in size....the largest in the world. It was truly amazing to see the artistry and imagination and time put into this enormous replica of the traveling circus. The original wagons were on display with the memorable tunes from that era that we all remember. Since John and Mable Wringling were collectors of Italian art, their art museum featuring famous pieces were on exhibit in this very large beautiful palace. Their home sits on Sarasota bay behind their museums which is also lovely and designed with fine Italian marble. Breathtaking! Definitely worth the 90 minute visit in Sarasota! A lovely Italian restaurant on site, Starbucks and gift shop complete this trip!
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