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Address: 1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220
Phone Number: 804 358 7166
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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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Great fun for the whole family.

Beautiful park with all kinds of things to do for all ages, from a petting zoo to nature trails, to formal gardens, to a house tour. I wish we lived in the area so that we could... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful park with all kinds of things to do for all ages, from a petting zoo to nature trails, to formal gardens, to a house tour. I wish we lived in the area so that we could go back because our visit was cut short by heavy rain. Advice: if rain is in the forecast, bring an umbrella because you... More 

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were visitng the Richmond area for the weekend and the weather was nice so wanted to explore. Had no idea how large this location was. We wandered in off the Hampton Road entrance (small parking lot and extensive street parking). Make sure you pick up a map as signage on the grounds is lacking! No admission fees for gardens.... More 

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Powhatan, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

There are so many options and things to do at this location. The zoo, aquarium, parks and gardens are something to take in during your visit.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

At Maymont on a 90 degree day in June... the heat kept me at a slowish pace. The air conditioning in the house perked me up. That slower pace in the gardens was a good thing so that I could take it in. I come from Longwood Gardens country and this has smaller gardens. . .so on this hot day,... More 

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Virginiaq
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Very interesting place to visit. I didn't know what to expect, I thought it would be a small tour of a person's house --- not so! Well worth the time invested --- in fact I have been back at each season just to see how it is different.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

I learn something every time I come here with my children, ages 10, 11, and 13. They enjoy the animals, appreciate the history and it's very reasonably priced.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We just love the place, Gardens are beautiful the trees are beautiful made for great pictures! We really enjoyed the historic house as well. We will definitely be coming back and taking longer to look at god's beautiful creation

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Chantilly, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is an incredible mansion from the late 1800s, full of original furnishings (a rarity). Decorations and furniture are marvelous, the docent was well-informed and offered a very good narrative. The house also highlights both the owners as well as the servants, making for an interesting contrast in lifestyles at the turn of the last century

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My family enjoyed the estate. We toured the mansion, which was enjoyable. While waiting for the tour, we meandered around the basement servant quarters exhibits, very informative and interesting. The couple was very well off, so it was interesting to see the lavish decor of the times. The Japanese garden and waterfall were a definitive favorite of my husband and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This home is filled with original furnishings and decor. It has a unique history and the tour is informative. The groups are small but you do feel rushed thru. The gardens/grounds are not as well maintained as the house which is understandable given they ask for donations only. I would be willing to pay for a ticket in order for... More 

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Address: Address: 1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220
Phone Number: 804 358 7166
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

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