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Maymont

#2 of 171 things to do in Richmond Features Animals
1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
+1 804-358-7166
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Nice place for a nature lover

I visited the weekend of Herbs Galore and More. It was a nice sunny day and if I lived close by I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LauraA357
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St. John's, Antigua
Maymount Mansion

While in Richmond, we visited the Maymont Mansion. We learned many interesting things about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Annetrostel
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Charleston, South Carolina
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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 or petting a goat, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“petting zoo” (138 reviews)
“japanese garden” (196 reviews)
“nature center” (180 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the weekend of Herbs Galore and More. It was a nice sunny day and if I lived close by I am sure my cart would have been filled with plants. The gardens are extensive with many places to relax and spread out on...More

Thank LauraA357
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Richmond, we visited the Maymont Mansion. We learned many interesting things about the Dooley family who were the owners. Our tour guide, Katie, was a delight. One drawback was the cobblestone paths which made walking very difficult.

Thank Annetrostel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here on a recent trip to Richmond. It was an incredible my hot day but we enjoyed strolling through the Italian gardens and viewing some of the sweeping lawns in the property. We toured the mansion and were. It disappointed...More

Thank MoonliteMaven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maymont is by far one of my favorite places to take my family. The grounds are gorgeously well kept. It's fun to imagine what like must have been like for the Dooley's long ago. The children's farm and nature center are both lots of fun...More

Thank KW23114
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in Richmond all my life and this wonderful park never gets old. The property, history, nature and animals are for all ages. The grounds are beautifully kept. The Japanese Gardens are amazing! The nature center the kids will love. See otters swimming...More

Thank WorldTravel4Fun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maymont is a beautiful park that has loads of wildlife, plants, trees, and farm animals. you will get a good workout walking the hilly terrain. There are other modes of transportation to travel through the park. Children and adults will love all that this park...More

Thank 118charital
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds at Maymont are spectacular! The Italian garden and the orient all gardens are so relaxing and beautiful. Could spend many hours in those two areas.there are also eagles, bears, cows, horses to see as well. The outside of the house is beautiful. I...More

Thank pmbump
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a group of 7 mixed adults and teens. There was something for everyone from walking the Italian and Japanese gardens to visiting the house for a tour. The day was hot so we didn't stay as long as we might have. There...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed every minute of one hour long tour of this historic mansion. Our tour guide was on her game. All the furniture, draperies, china, painting were exquisite.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I met a fellow "new" dad there a few weeks back and we strolled through grounds with the kids. They were able to roam a bit within eyesight. Even though it a was warm morning everyone had fun and there was so much to explore....More

Thank Frederick S
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Sweetpeas21801
March 15, 2017|
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Response from CMurray8301 | Property representative |
There is no fee to tour the mansion or visit the gardens for individuals. (There are fees for tour groups of 10 people or more). However, we greatly appreciate donations to help care for and preserve the mansion, gardens and... More
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ehday
August 14, 2016|
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Response from Guidow64 | Reviewed this property |
You might also want to check out Lewis Ginter.
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ehday
August 14, 2016|
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Response from amira82985 | Reviewed this property |
Annuals, and Rose bushes are typically still in full bloom. I would contact Maymont directly to see if they have a more specific answer for you.
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