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A must visit during springtime!

One of the oldest nature preserves in the South. It is especially pretty when the many flowers are... read more

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Paul B
North Augusta, United States
Nature at it's Finest

Maymont is so peaceful and fun. I've been going there since I was a little girl. Find the perfect... read more

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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, watching river otters at play, or petting a...more
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1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the oldest nature preserves in the South. It is especially pretty when the many flowers are blooming. Lots of historical artifacts and displays too. Great for kids of all ages.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maymont is so peaceful and fun. I've been going there since I was a little girl. Find the perfect spot to sit and embrace the beauty of nature that surrounds you.

Thank Erica W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautifully restored country house in delightful grounds. Excellent tour guide brings the past to life and demonstrated the effette lifestyle of the over wealthy privileged 19th century few. A very enjoyable day out.

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent visit to Richmond with a large group, one of our stops was Maymont. We had some time to listen to our informative guide and a short amount of time to explore the mansion and English gardens. Would have liked more time to...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were 4 of us and the golf cart holds 6. We had a wonderful guide as well. Worth every penny as it is 100 acres unless you want your exercise!! Loved the bears, eagles, Japanese gardens, Italian Gardens as well as the mansion! Would...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gilded age mansion. Japanese garden. Nature center with fresh water aquariums. Excellent museum about life in the early part of the 20th century with frank discussions of racial disparities. Miles of (free) walking paths. On strange thing. They keep the door to the ticket office...More

Thank Ted W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful tour with lots of history of the area and the lifestyle dur By the Guilded Age. The grounds are beautiful with a variety of trees and other vegetation. Watch out for the goose poop!

Thank Lynda F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OMG! this is free! Please pay the suggested donation though. It is well worth it. petting zoo, nature center, and take the tour of the mansion that Narwal vanity is to die for!

Thank lwenzell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best $10 we have spent sightseeing! The Victorian/Gilded Age home of the Dooley family is stunning, and the guided tour is very informative. Gardens on the property are extensive, we will be back some time to explore more. There are stairs on...More

Thank CarlyMegsMom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing mansion from the gilded age that is step back into how the rich lived during the early 1900s. Great museum in the basement with a film that talks about the servants and their life. Definitely worth a visit. The park is amazing and...More

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Margarita K
November 14, 2017|
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Response from Sally L | Reviewed this property |
I wish I did, I’ve never been to the event. I live in Tucson. But will check with my family!
Dee W
November 6, 2017|
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Response from Rich G | Reviewed this property |
They have already started decorating the inside of the Dooley mansion for Christmas. Don't know if they light up the house or the gardens, but the staff was very helpful, so you could probably just call them and ask.
September 26, 2017|
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Response from PaoloStatiUniti | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so