NEW! Family Camp-In: Fantastic Beasts



When: November 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am
Where: Nature Center, 2201 Shields Lake Drive

Maymont is home to some fascinating and fantastic creatures! Come sleep in the Nature Center gallery, take an evening hike through the estate in search of native beasts, and meet a few of Maymont’s own …

NEW! Historic Maymont: Past, Present & Future



When: November 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Garden Hall, located at the Historic Estate Entrance

A lecture and reception sponsored by the Maymont Council Presented by Calder Loth, Senior Architectural Historian, Virginia Department of Historic Resources Calder Loth has spent nearly five decades helping to preserve Virginia’s historic places. Without …

NEW! Garden Glow



When: October 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Nature Center & Japanese Garden

Brighten your nights this fall on a wondrous new journey through the Japanese Garden at Maymont. At the peak of fall colors, the garden will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to …

NEW! Farm Animal Walk



When: October 6, 2018 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Maymont Farm

Some of Maymont’s four-legged friends are ready to accompany you on your walk at the Farm. Join an animal keeper on a morning stroll with a sheep, goat or donkey outside of the pastures. It’s …

NEW! Field Trip Open House



When: August 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Nature Center

Teachers: Prepare in advance for your class field trip to Maymont. Enjoy free admission for you and two guests (with your school system photo ID), and start planning a great experience for your students. Maymont …

NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Victorian High Tech & STEM Lab



When: February 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Maymont Mansion & Stone Barn

When was this invented? How did that work? Visit Maymont Mansion and marvel at the latest up-to-date comforts of an 1890s home: electricity, central heat, indoor plumbing, telephone service, an elevator and more. The program …

NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Victorian High Tech & STEM Lab



When: September 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Maymont Mansion & Stone Barn

When was this invented? How did that work? Visit Maymont Mansion and marvel at the latest up-to-date comforts of an 1890s home: electricity, central heat, indoor plumbing, telephone service, an elevator and more. The program …

NEW! Homeschool Happenings: Get to Know the Goats



When: September 19, 2018 @ 11:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Where: Maymont Farm

Meet some adorable stars of the Farm during a goat training session with a Maymont animal keeper. Watch as the goats demonstrate some of their learned behaviors, and get up-close with these friendly animal ambassadors …

NEW! Maymont Travels to Swannanoa



When: September 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Depart from Maymont's Historic Estate Entrance

Enjoy a special excursion to see Swannanoa, the summer home of James and Sallie Dooley on Afton Mountain in Virginia’s beautiful Blue Ridge. Designed by Noland and Baskervill and completed in 1913, the Dooleys’ marble …

Family Day with Nature Cat



When: July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Maymont Farm

Calling all nature kids and their parents! Join us for a Family Day with Nature Cat to explore the great outdoors. Nature Cat, our favorite backyard explorer extraordinaire from the PBS KIDS series, will be …