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Address: 1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
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+1 804-358-7166
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week 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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Alexandria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Maymont is simply a breath taking venue under any circumstance but especially as a musical venue. Be sure to take a blanket and bring a container for water but make sure it is empty when you approach the gates. You are not allowed to bring anything into the venue but they offer many things for you to purchase once you... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the main reasons we came to Maymont was to check out the Italian and Japanese gardens, and we were so happy we did. The grounds are fantastic, and the waterfall took my breath away.

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are so many things to do here and most involve a lot of walking. We came just for the holiday tour of the house and although we had to wait more than an hour to get on one, it was worth the wait. The house is filled with interesting things and our docent shared lots of stories and information.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maymont changes with the seasons. I go about once a month and wander through the impressive gardens, zoo, the nature center, or tour the house. It truly takes you back to a different time, about 1900. The Dooleys were very rich and built a beautiful home with an Italian Garden, Japanese Garden, and much more. Very much worth a couple... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gilded age amazing. Absolutely astounding! Every room's stained glass windows are unique! The Dooley's must have had a revolving account at Tiffany's. So very worth the trip and any wait for a tour. I'm going back after the holidays to see it when it's not all decorated for the holidays, but if you can catch it with the holiday decorations... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place. The history is interesting. The pieces of furniture and items in the house are amazing!

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