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Maymont

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1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
+1 804-358-7166
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Right for anytime of year

My family and I have visited this great place many times throughout the year. Always an... read more

Reviewed yesterday
richlee1975
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Woodford, Virginia
A Richmond treasure!

A must-do for families. There is no cost for admission. Wear comfortable shoes, and bring your own... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Oliver1313
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Richmond, Virginia
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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” (142 reviews)
“japanese garden” (205 reviews)
“nature center” (188 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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+1 804-358-7166
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Reviewed yesterday

My family and I have visited this great place many times throughout the year. Always an exceptional experience. Great place to push a stroller, take a walk with young children, stroll with your love ones. The fresh air beautiful landscape makes for a fun day...More

Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must-do for families. There is no cost for admission. Wear comfortable shoes, and bring your own drinks. There aren't many places to get drinks on site.

Thank Oliver1313
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have visited the grounds with 4 kids and there is plenty of room for the to run and explore the area. The house is great to visit when decorated for Christmas. The outdoor opera was also super. Don't forget to tour the muesum to...More

Thank 988Jan2013
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went with my family to try the new golf cart tour and it saved my feet! Maymont's 100 acres was too big to tour, so this was a life saver. And I learned a a lot about the history and gardens. One hour tour...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful places in Richmond! I go as often as I can and even got my engagement pictures taken here!

Thank Ashlee W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go to Richmond often, & we never went to Maymont because we thought it was "just a park." It is really so much more! I had no idea that the Dooley mansion was there...or the nature center...or the Italian garden...or the Japanese garden...etc. GO...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My dear friend and I spent a couple of hours here one gorgeous September afternoon. We walked through the gardens and grounds and did half of the house tour. I can’t believe I’ve lived on the Peninsula for almost ten years and never been here....More

Thank Christina D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an older mansion in Richmond. Beautiful example of how a wealthy couple lived. Examples of carriages and autos. Exhibits about the servants and staff as well as the residents. Also has gardens.

Thank ambera7753
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole park is wonderful Wear comfortable shoes and explore all of it The coy pond and Japanese garden are fun with stepping stones to walk on in the water Wish we had packed a picnic lunch

Thank Stayorgo7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much to do. The barn and animals, the beautiful mansion from the 1900's, the gardens, the indoor facility with the James River exhibition. Children of all ages love Maymont.

Thank srcmumsey
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xandj869
27 September 2017|
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Response from PaoloStatiUniti | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so
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drewfus78
28 August 2017|
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Response from Meaghan O | Property representative |
Yes! The estate has 100 acres with sprawling lawns perfect for picnicking, playing tag and rolling down hills. Maymont also has a farm, wildlife exhibits and Nature Center, where children can see, feed and interact with... More
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Sweetpeas21801
16 March 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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