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“Great walking experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Maymont

Maymont
1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220
+1 804-358-7166
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Ranked #2 of 144 things to do in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to the community by James and Sallie Dooley who lived there from 1893 to 1925. Whether strolling in the gardens, touring the mansion or watching river otters play, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great walking experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Great place to walk with small children. Lots to see, with wide open spaces for kids to run off a little energy. Was a little hard to find (being from out of town) , but definitely a must see!

Visited August 2012
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Richmond, Virginia
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152 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Toured the mansion & gardens”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We loved the house. Our docent was amazing. The house is worth seeing, there is NO push to donate or pay, and that alone was so refreshing. It is so authentic!
Also enjoyed the gardens. There is a lot of territory to cover, so wear comfy shoes.

Visited March 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
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“Great family place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

A great fun-filled place! Lots to see and do and there is also a great architecture part. The many animals include peacocks, goats, bulls, a bobcat, bears, deer, sheep, and much much more!

Visited February 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
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9 reviews
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“Great place to spend a day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Beautiful, loved, well cared for. A Richmond institution. Go see the animals, go for a walk, or tour the mansion. Perfect place for a picnic. Lot of people get married here.

Visited April 2012
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Jarrell, Texas
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196 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Both the grounds and the house are worth seeing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

What a gem! The grounds are open to the public (donations are suggested) -- flower gardens, a view of the river, a Japanese garden, a children's zoo. The house itself is beautiful and well worth taking the tour. All the wild animals kept on the grounds, including bears, birds of prey, and a bobcat, are rescued animals. Both my kids and my wife and I enjoy visiting Maymont.

Visited October 2012
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