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Address: 1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
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+1 804-358-7166
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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 petting a goat, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

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A Secret Treasure

What a beautiful day at Maymont! Our first time and not the last. The Dooley Mansion "Maymont" is beyond stunning with all of its original furnishings, art, Tiffany windows, and... read more

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Tami K
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a beautiful day at Maymont! Our first time and not the last. The Dooley Mansion "Maymont" is beyond stunning with all of its original furnishings, art, Tiffany windows, and "modern" gilded age amenities. Lovely tour guide, Helen Raudebaugh - what a lovely lady! The grounds and gardens were simply beautiful on a perfect day. It was heartening to see... More 

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The mansion was closed when we visited, and I'd still love to see inside, so we'll have to go back. The grounds are pleasant to stroll around. Be warned that the signage to get here is not very good, so you'll feel like you're never going to make it, but it's worth the trip.

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Richmond, Virginia
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Beautiful peaceful place to relax and the kids enjoyed all the animals my all time favorite place growing up and to datw

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've enjoyed Maymont for many years. Though not located in downtown, I've always considered it Richmond's Central Park. It's very well maintained, and simply beautiful. There's fun for all ages, with the Maymont mansion tour, beautiful gardens, and a animal exhibits. What I've always liked best though, is just taking a picnic basket and blanket and spending a few hours... More 

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I love this place. They just finished a HUGE remodel and it is fab. I went to the grand opening and what fun it was. They have such a nice facility and such a wonderful layout! Great for everyone. Lots of walking so be ready but the animals and gardens are so worth it!

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Midlothian, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a historic mansion with an interesting back story.....you will want to visit the mansion itself for the details. The gardens and rolling hills are great for an afternoon and I have attended weddings there. They do have a pavilion and you can arrange for catering. Its a nice place for a family afternoon.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Maymont is one of my favorite things to do when the weather is nice. It's fun to see the animals and explore the beautiful gardens. It's a great place for amateur photography. The kids and adults will love it.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful historic house/estate with beautiful grounds and landscaping. Ideal for a visit, picnic on the grounds and just walking the extensive property.

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Rumney, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely in-town location combines natural and cultural history with a nature center and farm animals. You can just wander miles of outdoors trails and take pictures of birds and trees. Great fun for two old friends spending an afternoon together or young family on the weekend. Take a tour of the Mansion, stop into the nature center, or view... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When visiting Richmond, Virginia, take time to visit a hidden treasure of the opulent home of the Dooley's, the Maymont Estates. It sits on 100 acres of beautiful green parklands near the James River. All of the furniture is authentic used by James & Sallie Dooley. The tour is guided by a knowledgeable docent dressed in period attire and takes... More 

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