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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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Maymont is gorgeous all year round and is free to enter. Perfect for a picnic, a walk, or the background for some pictures. There is tons to see and it is very relaxing. There are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Maymont is gorgeous all year round and is free to enter. Perfect for a picnic, a walk, or the background for some pictures. There is tons to see and it is very relaxing. There are often events in the park as well. Worth a visit or twelve.

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virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Large beautiful grounds and lovely flowers in the spring! I have been to a wedding here also. Perfect place to go on a picnic.

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Richmond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Maymont has something for everyone. Daily a tour of the exceptional gardens, regardless of the season, are a horticulture experience for the novice or professional. The Dooley mansion offers a glimpse of Richmond's past. The children's farm, wild animal exhibits, and the Nature Center offer young and old an un-rushed outing. Not far away are paddle boats and open spaces... More 

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Springfield, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We stopped by Maymont on the way home from Williamsburg, VA in July. We adored the beautiful Japanese and Italian Gardens. Can't wait to come back in the fall and hopefully, the waterfalls will be running then.

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Richmond's most famous outdoor botanical venue. There is a spectacular landscaped Italian Garden, Japanese Garden and Arboretum that have existed since the estate property was first occupied by the Dooley's. The kids have plenty to see and do starting with the Nature Center where several native fish, snakes, turtles, and otters can be observed. The majority of these animals were... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A stunning example of Gilded Age wealth with,for it's time, cutting edge technology. Delightful grounds. A good reason to visit Richmond.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

There are a million headlines to give this place, but not enough space. It's freakin amazing! It was FREE (donations suggested) but I would have paid admission knowing how amazing it is! There's the mansion tour, gardens, waterfall, children's farm (goats, cows, chickens, pigs, etc), wildlife area (bear, bald eagle, owls, hawks, bobcat, fox, etc) and some of the most... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Maymont is a unique park. Great for weddings, photography, family outings and other occasions. Safe environment for all ages. A must visit site in Richmond!

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Largo, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My 3rd festival and I plan to come again & again! Very nice venue. Relaxed atmosphere. Not a real jazz festival - so much R&B included. People are friendly and I met people from all over! Very diverse crowd. I plan to be there next year & bring a friend!

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A real hidden gem in Richmond. Once you visit you want to come back again. Love the gardens at Maymont. Its a beautiful venue to host a wedding or special event.

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