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Address: 1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
Phone Number: +1 804-358-7166
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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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There are no words to describe the Japanese Gardens. And the trees all around the property; one of the best arboretum collections. Just fabulous at every turn. And free! We... read more

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are no words to describe the Japanese Gardens. And the trees all around the property; one of the best arboretum collections. Just fabulous at every turn. And free! We haven't done the house tour yet - so we have something else to look forward to.

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Locust Grove, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For years Maymont Park has been my families favorite place in all of Virginia. The gardens are exquisite...the mansion is breath taking...the animal park and aquarium are amazing...and it's all FREE!!! We have become donors because of the gift this is to not just Richmonders (we are from Northern VA) but to all Virginians!

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I didn't know about all the animals before I went to Maymont for my first visit, so that was all a pleasant surprise. We did the big, main loop and it was a longer walk than I initially wanted to do, but we found so much along the way to look at, that the time passed quickly. The paths are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Spending the day outdoors in such a beautiful park is such a treat. Whether you go with friends or family you can always have a nice relaxing time here.

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hartford, connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Maymount is a great place to visit within the city limits of Richmond. I didn't get a chance to tour The Mansion, but the grounds and gardens are magnificent. One could bring a picnic lunch and make a day of it. It's a wonderful venue for the Richmond Jazz Festival.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful home and the tour through the home is great. The grounds and gardens are well tended and lovely.

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Your choice where to start: The Mansion & outbuildings, The Italian or Japanese Gardens, The Nature center, the farm animals or wildlife or just the overall park area. Each has it's own drawing card. A tour of the Mansion is a must see. Suggested donation is $5.00 & you must sign up for the tour. The tour lasts about 30... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent place to spend some time outside with the whole family. Kids love nature center - otters and all. Very nice park. Downside can be hot and no vendors. Old house is a must in getting a glimpse of the past. Visiting is based on limited space availability so go in time. Not the size of Biltmore or the Newport... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Attractive settings and something for everyone. There is gardens fauna. There is also a nature center and zoo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been here several times, but this time drove there (100 miles) to take my daughter's senior pictures. It was well worth the trip. The gardens, landscaping, ponds, etc. presented an incredible background for her pictures. We were not alone either. There were several other parties taking engagement and wedding pictures. It is always picture perfect there!

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