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

My family and I love to visit maymont for something enjoyable and laid back to do on a beautiful day. At no cost you can walk to enjoy scenery, a waterfall you can climb around... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Amelia Court House, Virginia
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Amelia Court House, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

My family and I love to visit maymont for something enjoyable and laid back to do on a beautiful day. At no cost you can walk to enjoy scenery, a waterfall you can climb around, see beautiful farm animals, a bear lives there, and there are gorgeous flowers and koi fish in the Japanese gardens. It's the perfect place to... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
16 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We visited here a couple of weeks ago. The mansion is interesting - left just as it was when Mrs. Dooley died - all the furniture just as it was un 1925. Nothing "of the period," or "faithful reproductions," but just as if Mrs. Dooley left on an errand never to return. I found it interesting that the mansion was... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Fascinating house with many antiques. Docents gave a great tour. The ground with the animals were great for kids

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Maymont was excellent, so much more than just gardens, we were there over 3 hours. the gardens/grounds are beautiful especially the Japanese garden which is filled with Koi carp and Turtles. The nature centre & petting zoo were a great surprise, all the usual goats, pigs etc, but then there are loads of birds of prey, and we were lucky... More 

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Amherst
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We did not see it all as the day was very hot (in the 90's), we are old and there is a lot of up and down hill walking. The Japanese and Italian gardens were lovely. Never did figure out where the water was coming from. So close to downtown - a real gem. There were several groups of youngsters... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

By far one of the most beautiful gardens in Richmond! A perfect location to have a picnic with the family! The park and its tours run off of donations which I found to be very intriguing, being that it is so well kept. A must!

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Richmond
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The park is always calming and soothing,you have the lakes,the petting zoo,the nature center and so much more.Great place to take the kids or just stroll by yourself.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We were there on an extremely hot day, so did not do all things available, but there are carriage rides (a brief tour of the extensive grounds) a mansion (which we did not tour), The grounds are quite beautiful and are great for picnics and other events such as weddings, anything involving a group.

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Richmond, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This place is amazing. The gardens are great for special events like weddings. I want to show my whole family. It is a must see.

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Richmond, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Beautifully upkept grounds with several varieties of gardens to walk through. There are the italian gardens, the japenese gardens. There is a petting zoo, many walking/running trails-and then on the grounds is the Dooley mansion-the old home of the couple who gifted Maymont to the city of Richmond. The Dooley mansion has all the original (and very beautiful) furnishings and... More 

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