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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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Maymont was gorgeous! We didn't have time to tour the house, but the grounds were beautiful and the animal petting zoo area was really fun for the little one we were traveling... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2016
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Huntington, West Virginia

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Huntington, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Maymont was gorgeous! We didn't have time to tour the house, but the grounds were beautiful and the animal petting zoo area was really fun for the little one we were traveling with.

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Deltaville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Loved strolling along the grounds of this 100 acre historic estate in the heart of Richmond. Just lovely! Wasn't able to tour the mansions because of our schedule but will definitely go back another time to do so.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Certainly a place I plan to return to many times...the historic house and story of the Dooley Family is fabulous, but the grounds cannot be done justice in one day....

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

go there all the time. great with family, friends or a good walk. The mansion is outstanding. The petting areas are a great deal of fun.

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

My family and I visited here when my father was visiting. It is quite a big area and you will definitely need your walking shoes. It consists of a variety of green spaces, gardens, animals, and a barn. The Japanese Gardens were the best, but it was overall just an average experience. Nothing really good or bad. It is worth... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Maymont is a Richmond Gem. The flowers, large trees, animals, nature center and mansion are all great to visit. Best times to visit are spring and fall. Summer is nice too, but go before temperature gets too hot. However, there are plenty of large shade trees. Nice place for a picnic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

We visited on the first warm sunny day after a week of rain, so it was very crowded. The wait for the tour was over an hour, but it was worth it. If you like "Downton Abbey" at all, you will love this house, as it is the same type of historical background and setting. It wasn't only a beautiful... More 

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Northbridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

We stopped by Maymont on a chilly afternoon in January. We had some free time before our flight, love to tour mansions, and found this gem online. And I'm glad we did! The grounds are beautiful (even in the dead of winter), the house is impressive, and our tour guide Bill (97 years old and still going strong!!) really immersed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

June of 2015 we went on a very hot day to visit Maymont. We only went to visit the gardens, did not tour the house or go see the exotic animals. The gardens were spectacular, the water features an architectural wonder, and you felt just like you were going back in time. It was just like you were nowhere near... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

The best place to see a genuine home for the period decorated in fabulous Victorian flair. It is truly a gem.

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