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Address: 1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220
Phone Number: 18043587166
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to us...
Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to us by James and Sallie Dooley who lived here from 1893 to 1925. Whether strolling in the gardens, touring the mansion or watching river otters play, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
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Nature at its best

Great place to walk and exercise while exploring the beauty of nature. I have been many times and never bored. Go early so you can see the animals at the zoo. Schedule a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to walk and exercise while exploring the beauty of nature. I have been many times and never bored. Go early so you can see the animals at the zoo. Schedule a carriage ride the kids will love it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We patronize Maymont often. It is great for family, the grandkids and out of town guests. The children's zoo allows for a personal touch. The zoo is a wonderful educational experience as well as amazing walk. The gardens are also a cultural experience. There is a great natural science center on the grounds as well a a mansion. The kids... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I've lived in Richmond for about a year and for whatever reason never heard of this place. My wife heard about it and we decided to take the kids. I thought it would be a little park with some basic trees, etc. It is incredibly beautiful! The gardens are immaculately manicured and very well arranged. There are a few animals... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful park, quite big, everything has been brilliantly planed out and planted, lots of beautiful flowers, fountains, ponds. Unique mansion. It's an amazing place to spend time, with friends, family, on a date, or just on your own.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a Beautifully laid out well maintained public park. It's wonderful to watch the seasons change here.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens - the Japanese garden was truly lovely and quite a surprise. The Mansion tour was excellent. The Nature Center and Children's Farm were fun. Plus there were animals! Just wish there had been some concessions and a gift shop!

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Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Kind of hard to find in the 'Fan' of Richmond, but is worth it once you do. Fantastic open areas to throw a football, Frisbee, or picnic. With animals on display it is close to a zoo but still a park. Japanese garden area is absolutely gorgeous. Well endowed history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The expansive grounds and gardens at Maymont are stunning. Between exploring these, the historic mansion, the Nature Center, and about 40 acres of trails for wildlife and farm animals, you can easily spend at least half a day here. Unfortunately, there is no food concession at Maymont (just a vending machine with snacks and sodas), so it is not only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The huge estate is beautiful. Plenty of space for kids to run around or take a picnic. Nicely landscaped gardens to wander through. The mansion tour is very interesting and informative.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Maymont is an excellent place to spend a lazy day with family ... or alone, for that matter. Spread a blanket and have a picnic under a giant shade trade. See the animals at the little farm/zoo. Meander the trails to find the waterfall. Tour the mansion, too, if you like. There's meeting space for meetings (duh), and there's a... More 

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Additional Information about Maymont

Address: 1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220
Phone Number: 18043587166
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 5

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