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Address: 1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
Phone Number:
+1 804-358-7166
Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description:

Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to the...

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.

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Went after visiting the Virginia historical society and Fine Arts Museum in Richmond on New Year's Eve. This was definitely the highlight of day for my three young kids. They... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went after visiting the Virginia historical society and Fine Arts Museum in Richmond on New Year's Eve. This was definitely the highlight of day for my three young kids. They enjoyed running and rolling down the slopes. The animals were interesting but the house was the best with a informative tour. The girls loved seeing the swan bed. Definitely plan... More 

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Williamsburg,
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whether you enjoy wandering through a lovely rose garden, Japanese garden or taking a tour through one of Richmond's great Gilded Age homes, Maymont is the place to visit. Thanks to the Dooleys for leaving this wonderful site to the children of Richmond for us to enjoy.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cool gardens, waterfall, architecture, and animals. Lots of walking so bring your walking shoes! Kids and adults should enjoy.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love coming here on a weekend. The beautiful flowers, history, gardens, animals and feeding the koi. This is a perfect place to visit with kids. A nice walk through the gardens, a little peek into history and even animals of all sorts. Very nice to take a picnic lunch with the family and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hands down Maymont Park is definitely my favorite place to go in Richmond city. Bamboo forest rescued animals koi ponds trees excetera excetera. Also indoor Aquarium that's really nice. If you come to Richmond and it's nice outside do yourself a favor and go to Maymont you will not regret it!

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been visiting Maymont since I was a young child (that would be over 60 years!). It has remained as inviting as ever and I now enjoy it with my grandkids. They run & romp with such freedom & joy it takes me back to feelings of my own youth! We love sighting the bears; it is often a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a well traveled 25 year old service member. I visited this place with my wife and father in law. With that in mind here is my review. To start out with, parking is FREE and there are plenty of spaces. Also admission is free with a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children(NOT REQUIRED). There is... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went for the first time with our niece and nephew from Richmond. I was so impressed with the history, the house, the gardens, and the vast property. We went on a day that there were very few tourists besides us there. I felt like I had gone back in time. It was very cool. I really... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautifully preserved home is a great place to tour. Our tour guide told us he was 98 1/2 years old. He's been a docent there for 37 years. He had a lot of information and was a delightful guide. The grounds looked like they'd be a wonderful place to visit in the spring or fall. It was too cold... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the mother-in-law to see the lights and she and the kids enjoyed the walk and run around. I understand that the lights are put up by volunteers (my son has done this before) but if you go every year like we do, it's the same old, same old. Would be nice if the display could be jazzed up a... More 

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