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Maymont was the 100-acre Victorian country estate of Major James H. and Sallie May Dooley. The Dooleys completed their opulent mansion in 1893 and spent the next three decades creating the gardens, landscapes and outbuildings you see here today. Upon Mrs. Dooleys death in 1925, Maymont was bequeath
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. A first visit to Maymont
By 1893, the Dooleys were living in their new 12,000 square-foot, 33-room home, which they named "May Mont,"; a name which combines Mrs. Dooley"s maiden name and the French word for hill. Among historic house museums, the Maymont Mansion is rare in that no intervening families or adaptive conversio
A Gilded Age Estate in Richmond, Virginia . Maymont House Museum . 100-acre Estate & Park . Italian & Japanese Gardens . Arboretum . Carriage Collection . Nature Center . Wildlife Exhibits . Children's Farm Step through the gates of Maymont and enter a world of timeless elegance and natural beauty.
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