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Life on the Wild Side 9:00 am
Life on the Wild Side @ Nature Center
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Life on the Wild Side @ Nature Center
Practice your survival skills as you learn about maps and compasses, first aid, extreme weather, and dangers in nature. Compare your survival skills to some of the world’s wildest animals, and investigate how much is …
Wild Water Explorers 9:00 am
Wild Water Explorers @ Nature Center
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wild Water Explorers @ Nature Center
Dive into this wet and wonderful camp filled with experiments, activities, crafts and animal encounters! Explore rivers, oceans and wetlands while learning about the amazing properties of water and the wildlife that depends on it. …
Tales from the 100-Acre Woods 9:15 am
Tales from the 100-Acre Woods @ Nature Center
Aug 1 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
Tales from the 100-Acre Woods @ Nature Center
Follow the stories of bear, rabbit, pig and donkey and discover friendships within the animal world. During outdoor adventures, we will explore Maymont’s 100 acres and all of its magical secrets. Help children in need …
The Secret Life of a Victorian House 3:00 pm
The Secret Life of a Victorian House @ Maymont Mansion
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
The Secret Life of a Victorian House @ Maymont Mansion | Richmond | Virginia | United States
The Dooleys’ housemaid brings the mansion to life during a family-friendly tour of the upstairs and downstairs of their grand home. Climb the backstairs to discover hidden doors and bells as you experience life and …
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Life on the Wild Side 9:00 am
Life on the Wild Side @ Nature Center
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Life on the Wild Side @ Nature Center
Practice your survival skills as you learn about maps and compasses, first aid, extreme weather, and dangers in nature. Compare your survival skills to some of the world’s wildest animals, and investigate how much is …
Wild Water Explorers 9:00 am
Wild Water Explorers @ Nature Center
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wild Water Explorers @ Nature Center
Dive into this wet and wonderful camp filled with experiments, activities, crafts and animal encounters! Explore rivers, oceans and wetlands while learning about the amazing properties of water and the wildlife that depends on it. …
Tales from the 100-Acre Woods 9:15 am
Tales from the 100-Acre Woods @ Nature Center
Aug 2 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
Tales from the 100-Acre Woods @ Nature Center
Follow the stories of bear, rabbit, pig and donkey and discover friendships within the animal world. During outdoor adventures, we will explore Maymont’s 100 acres and all of its magical secrets. Help children in need …
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Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation 11:00 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Have you ever wanted to see a snapping turtle “snap” or wondered how a sturgeon eats? This is a unique opportunity to watch Maymont’s aquarists care for these animals and a chance to learn more …
Otter Presentation 1:00 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Come see one of Maymont’s most charismatic animals in action! Whether our river otter is participating in a training session or interacting with an enrichment item, you’re in for a real treat and the opportunity …
Bobcat Presentation 2:00 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Training and enrichment are two of the most fun ways that we ensure that our animals at Maymont are well cared for. Come learn about the methods that we use here and enjoy a guaranteed …
Alligator Presentation 3:00 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 3 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Are there really alligators in Virginia? This is your chance for a close encounter with one of these iconic reptiles and an opportunity to learn about their special adaptations and the environmental changes that are …
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Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation 11:00 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Have you ever wanted to see a snapping turtle “snap” or wondered how a sturgeon eats? This is a unique opportunity to watch Maymont’s aquarists care for these animals and a chance to learn more …
Otter Presentation 1:00 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Come see one of Maymont’s most charismatic animals in action! Whether our river otter is participating in a training session or interacting with an enrichment item, you’re in for a real treat and the opportunity …
Bobcat Presentation 2:00 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Training and enrichment are two of the most fun ways that we ensure that our animals at Maymont are well cared for. Come learn about the methods that we use here and enjoy a guaranteed …
Alligator Presentation 3:00 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Are there really alligators in Virginia? This is your chance for a close encounter with one of these iconic reptiles and an opportunity to learn about their special adaptations and the environmental changes that are …
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Rhythms and Rhymes Camp 9:00 am
Rhythms and Rhymes Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rhythms and Rhymes Camp @ Nature Center
It’s time to buzz, croak and roar as we move to the beat of nature’s symphony. Sing and dance along to discover the rhythms of the natural world! Help children in need attend our Summer …
That’s Gross! 9:00 am
That’s Gross! @ Nature Center
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
That's Gross! @ Nature Center
It’s not all rainbows and butterflies in the wild! Come check out the stinky, the slimy, and even the creepy to discover the nasty side of the nature that helps both plants and animals survive. …
Adventures in STEM 9:15 am
Adventures in STEM @ Nature Center
Aug 5 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Adventures in STEM @ Nature Center
Explore gardens, wetlands, animal habitats, and Gilded Age structures all in one camp! This learning-intensive program delves into the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with connections to Maymont’s modern amenities and historic tech. …
Exclusive Otter Presentation 1:00 pm
Exclusive Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Exclusive Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Visit behind the scenes at the otter habitat and get close enough to see the water droplets on his fur! Watch as Louis the otter shows off his amazing natural behaviors, and see what Maymont’s …
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Rhythms and Rhymes Camp 9:00 am
Rhythms and Rhymes Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rhythms and Rhymes Camp @ Nature Center
It’s time to buzz, croak and roar as we move to the beat of nature’s symphony. Sing and dance along to discover the rhythms of the natural world! Help children in need attend our Summer …
That’s Gross! 9:00 am
That’s Gross! @ Nature Center
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
That's Gross! @ Nature Center
It’s not all rainbows and butterflies in the wild! Come check out the stinky, the slimy, and even the creepy to discover the nasty side of the nature that helps both plants and animals survive. …
Adventures in STEM 9:15 am
Adventures in STEM @ Nature Center
Aug 6 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Adventures in STEM @ Nature Center
Explore gardens, wetlands, animal habitats, and Gilded Age structures all in one camp! This learning-intensive program delves into the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with connections to Maymont’s modern amenities and historic tech. …
Cub Camp 9:15 am
Cub Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 6 @ 9:15 am – 11:45 am
Cub Camp @ Nature Center
Explore nature with your favorite pre-schooler in this exciting camp! You and your cub will learn about wildlife through games, hikes, crafts, stories and visits with Maymont’s friendly animals. Help children in need attend our …
Exclusive Bobcat Presentation 2:00 pm
Exclusive Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Exclusive Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Visit behind the scenes at the bobcat habitat and get close enough to hear this secretive feline purr! Watch from the trainer’s perspective as Monty the bobcat shows off his amazing natural behaviors, and see …
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Rhythms and Rhymes Camp 9:00 am
Rhythms and Rhymes Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rhythms and Rhymes Camp @ Nature Center
It’s time to buzz, croak and roar as we move to the beat of nature’s symphony. Sing and dance along to discover the rhythms of the natural world! Help children in need attend our Summer …
That’s Gross! 9:00 am
That’s Gross! @ Nature Center
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
That's Gross! @ Nature Center
It’s not all rainbows and butterflies in the wild! Come check out the stinky, the slimy, and even the creepy to discover the nasty side of the nature that helps both plants and animals survive. …
Adventures in STEM 9:15 am
Adventures in STEM @ Nature Center
Aug 7 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Adventures in STEM @ Nature Center
Explore gardens, wetlands, animal habitats, and Gilded Age structures all in one camp! This learning-intensive program delves into the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with connections to Maymont’s modern amenities and historic tech. …
Cub Camp 9:15 am
Cub Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 7 @ 9:15 am – 11:45 am
Cub Camp @ Nature Center
Explore nature with your favorite pre-schooler in this exciting camp! You and your cub will learn about wildlife through games, hikes, crafts, stories and visits with Maymont’s friendly animals. Help children in need attend our …
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Rhythms and Rhymes Camp 9:00 am
Rhythms and Rhymes Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rhythms and Rhymes Camp @ Nature Center
It’s time to buzz, croak and roar as we move to the beat of nature’s symphony. Sing and dance along to discover the rhythms of the natural world! Help children in need attend our Summer …
That’s Gross! 9:00 am
That’s Gross! @ Nature Center
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
That's Gross! @ Nature Center
It’s not all rainbows and butterflies in the wild! Come check out the stinky, the slimy, and even the creepy to discover the nasty side of the nature that helps both plants and animals survive. …
Adventures in STEM 9:15 am
Adventures in STEM @ Nature Center
Aug 8 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Adventures in STEM @ Nature Center
Explore gardens, wetlands, animal habitats, and Gilded Age structures all in one camp! This learning-intensive program delves into the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with connections to Maymont’s modern amenities and historic tech. …
Cub Camp 9:15 am
Cub Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 8 @ 9:15 am – 11:45 am
Cub Camp @ Nature Center
Explore nature with your favorite pre-schooler in this exciting camp! You and your cub will learn about wildlife through games, hikes, crafts, stories and visits with Maymont’s friendly animals. Help children in need attend our …
The Secret Life of a Victorian House 3:00 pm
The Secret Life of a Victorian House @ Maymont Mansion
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
The Secret Life of a Victorian House @ Maymont Mansion | Richmond | Virginia | United States
The Dooleys’ housemaid brings the mansion to life during a family-friendly tour of the upstairs and downstairs of their grand home. Climb the backstairs to discover hidden doors and bells as you experience life and …
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Rhythms and Rhymes Camp 9:00 am
Rhythms and Rhymes Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rhythms and Rhymes Camp @ Nature Center
It’s time to buzz, croak and roar as we move to the beat of nature’s symphony. Sing and dance along to discover the rhythms of the natural world! Help children in need attend our Summer …
That’s Gross! 9:00 am
That’s Gross! @ Nature Center
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
That's Gross! @ Nature Center
It’s not all rainbows and butterflies in the wild! Come check out the stinky, the slimy, and even the creepy to discover the nasty side of the nature that helps both plants and animals survive. …
Adventures in STEM 9:15 am
Adventures in STEM @ Nature Center
Aug 9 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Adventures in STEM @ Nature Center
Explore gardens, wetlands, animal habitats, and Gilded Age structures all in one camp! This learning-intensive program delves into the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with connections to Maymont’s modern amenities and historic tech. …
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CLOSED: Maymont Grounds Closed for Richmond Jazz Festival 11:00 am
CLOSED: Maymont Grounds Closed for Richmond Jazz Festival @ Maymont Grounds
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
CLOSED: Maymont Grounds Closed for Richmond Jazz Festival @ Maymont Grounds
Maymont is open only to ticket holders for the Richmond Jazz and Music Festival on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11. Grounds and exhibits will not be accessible for general visitation. Visit the Richmond …
Richmond Jazz Festival 11:00 am
Richmond Jazz Festival @ Maymont Grounds
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Richmond Jazz Festival @ Maymont Grounds
Presented by Altria One of the largest music festivals on the East Coast, the 9th Annual Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont boasts a lineup of Grammy Award-winning international and national talent. Visit the Richmond Jazz …
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CLOSED: Maymont Grounds Closed for Richmond Jazz Festival 11:00 am
CLOSED: Maymont Grounds Closed for Richmond Jazz Festival @ Maymont Grounds
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
CLOSED: Maymont Grounds Closed for Richmond Jazz Festival @ Maymont Grounds
Maymont is open only to ticket holders for the Richmond Jazz and Music Festival on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11. Grounds and exhibits will not be accessible for general visitation. Visit the Richmond …
Richmond Jazz Festival 11:00 am
Richmond Jazz Festival @ Maymont Grounds
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Richmond Jazz Festival @ Maymont Grounds
Presented by Altria One of the largest music festivals on the East Coast, the 9th Annual Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont boasts a lineup of Grammy Award-winning international and national talent. Visit the Richmond Jazz …
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Dodging Danger 9:00 am
Dodging Danger @ Nature Center
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dodging Danger @ Nature Center
How would you survive as a bear or a rabbit? Imagine what it takes to live in the wild as we uncover fun facts about animal habitats and adaptations. Help children in need attend our …
Seuss Science 9:00 am
Seuss Science @ Nature Center
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Seuss Science @ Nature Center
One fish, two fish! Fox in sox! This camp at Maymont really rocks! Dr. Seuss stories lead the way, with animals, crafts, and games to play! Register online. Help children in need attend our Summer …
Maymont Explorers 9:15 am
Maymont Explorers @ Nature Center
Aug 12 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
Maymont Explorers @ Nature Center
Explore the mansion, gardens, Nature Center and grounds through geocaching and scavenger hunts as we decode secret messages, solve mysteries and discover hidden treasures! Help children in need attend our Summer Discovery Camps with a …
Senior Animal Keeper Camp 9:15 am
Senior Animal Keeper Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 12 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Senior Animal Keeper Camp @ Nature Center
Dream of working with animals? This is your chance to shadow aquarists and animal keepers during their daily tasks. Make treats, train animals, feed fish, and meet animal care specialists. Help children in need attend …
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot 10:00 am
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot @ Spottswood Entrance
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Spottswood Entrance will be closed due to construction from Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16. Please use parking available at the Nature Center, located at 2201 Shields Lake Drive, or the Historic Estate …
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Dodging Danger 9:00 am
Dodging Danger @ Nature Center
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dodging Danger @ Nature Center
How would you survive as a bear or a rabbit? Imagine what it takes to live in the wild as we uncover fun facts about animal habitats and adaptations. Help children in need attend our …
Seuss Science 9:00 am
Seuss Science @ Nature Center
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Seuss Science @ Nature Center
One fish, two fish! Fox in sox! This camp at Maymont really rocks! Dr. Seuss stories lead the way, with animals, crafts, and games to play! Register online. Help children in need attend our Summer …
Maymont Explorers 9:15 am
Maymont Explorers @ Nature Center
Aug 13 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
Maymont Explorers @ Nature Center
Explore the mansion, gardens, Nature Center and grounds through geocaching and scavenger hunts as we decode secret messages, solve mysteries and discover hidden treasures! Help children in need attend our Summer Discovery Camps with a …
Senior Animal Keeper Camp 9:15 am
Senior Animal Keeper Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 13 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Senior Animal Keeper Camp @ Nature Center
Dream of working with animals? This is your chance to shadow aquarists and animal keepers during their daily tasks. Make treats, train animals, feed fish, and meet animal care specialists. Help children in need attend …
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot 10:00 am
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot @ Spottswood Entrance
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Spottswood Entrance will be closed due to construction from Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16. Please use parking available at the Nature Center, located at 2201 Shields Lake Drive, or the Historic Estate …
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Dodging Danger 9:00 am
Dodging Danger @ Nature Center
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dodging Danger @ Nature Center
How would you survive as a bear or a rabbit? Imagine what it takes to live in the wild as we uncover fun facts about animal habitats and adaptations. Help children in need attend our …
Seuss Science 9:00 am
Seuss Science @ Nature Center
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Seuss Science @ Nature Center
One fish, two fish! Fox in sox! This camp at Maymont really rocks! Dr. Seuss stories lead the way, with animals, crafts, and games to play! Register online. Help children in need attend our Summer …
Maymont Explorers 9:15 am
Maymont Explorers @ Nature Center
Aug 14 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
Maymont Explorers @ Nature Center
Explore the mansion, gardens, Nature Center and grounds through geocaching and scavenger hunts as we decode secret messages, solve mysteries and discover hidden treasures! Help children in need attend our Summer Discovery Camps with a …
Senior Animal Keeper Camp 9:15 am
Senior Animal Keeper Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 14 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Senior Animal Keeper Camp @ Nature Center
Dream of working with animals? This is your chance to shadow aquarists and animal keepers during their daily tasks. Make treats, train animals, feed fish, and meet animal care specialists. Help children in need attend …
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot 10:00 am
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot @ Spottswood Entrance
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Spottswood Entrance will be closed due to construction from Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16. Please use parking available at the Nature Center, located at 2201 Shields Lake Drive, or the Historic Estate …
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Maymont in the Morning Light 8:30 am
Maymont in the Morning Light @ Maymont Grounds
Aug 15 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Maymont in the Morning Light @ Maymont Grounds
Begin the day with an early morning exploration of Maymont’s gardens and grounds before the temperatures rise. Meet at the Historic Estate Entrance for this hour-long tour. Register online. Walk-ups welcome, space permitting. Program will not …
Dodging Danger 9:00 am
Dodging Danger @ Nature Center
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dodging Danger @ Nature Center
How would you survive as a bear or a rabbit? Imagine what it takes to live in the wild as we uncover fun facts about animal habitats and adaptations. Help children in need attend our …
Seuss Science 9:00 am
Seuss Science @ Nature Center
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Seuss Science @ Nature Center
One fish, two fish! Fox in sox! This camp at Maymont really rocks! Dr. Seuss stories lead the way, with animals, crafts, and games to play! Register online. Help children in need attend our Summer …
Maymont Explorers 9:15 am
Maymont Explorers @ Nature Center
Aug 15 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
Maymont Explorers @ Nature Center
Explore the mansion, gardens, Nature Center and grounds through geocaching and scavenger hunts as we decode secret messages, solve mysteries and discover hidden treasures! Help children in need attend our Summer Discovery Camps with a …
Senior Animal Keeper Camp 9:15 am
Senior Animal Keeper Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 15 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Senior Animal Keeper Camp @ Nature Center
Dream of working with animals? This is your chance to shadow aquarists and animal keepers during their daily tasks. Make treats, train animals, feed fish, and meet animal care specialists. Help children in need attend …
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot 10:00 am
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot @ Spottswood Entrance
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Spottswood Entrance will be closed due to construction from Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16. Please use parking available at the Nature Center, located at 2201 Shields Lake Drive, or the Historic Estate …
Toddler Time: Summer Fun 10:00 am
Toddler Time: Summer Fun @ Nature Center
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time: Summer Fun @ Nature Center
Too much summer sun? Head over to the Maymont Nature Center for some indoor fun. Each session in this three-week program includes free play in the Discovery Room, a story, craft and a visit with …
The Secret Life of a Victorian House 3:00 pm
The Secret Life of a Victorian House @ Maymont Mansion
Aug 15 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
The Secret Life of a Victorian House @ Maymont Mansion | Richmond | Virginia | United States
The Dooleys’ housemaid brings the mansion to life during a family-friendly tour of the upstairs and downstairs of their grand home. Climb the backstairs to discover hidden doors and bells as you experience life and …
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Dodging Danger 9:00 am
Dodging Danger @ Nature Center
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dodging Danger @ Nature Center
How would you survive as a bear or a rabbit? Imagine what it takes to live in the wild as we uncover fun facts about animal habitats and adaptations. Help children in need attend our …
Seuss Science 9:00 am
Seuss Science @ Nature Center
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Seuss Science @ Nature Center
One fish, two fish! Fox in sox! This camp at Maymont really rocks! Dr. Seuss stories lead the way, with animals, crafts, and games to play! Register online. Help children in need attend our Summer …
Maymont Explorers 9:15 am
Maymont Explorers @ Nature Center
Aug 16 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
Maymont Explorers @ Nature Center
Explore the mansion, gardens, Nature Center and grounds through geocaching and scavenger hunts as we decode secret messages, solve mysteries and discover hidden treasures! Help children in need attend our Summer Discovery Camps with a …
Senior Animal Keeper Camp 9:15 am
Senior Animal Keeper Camp @ Nature Center
Aug 16 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Senior Animal Keeper Camp @ Nature Center
Dream of working with animals? This is your chance to shadow aquarists and animal keepers during their daily tasks. Make treats, train animals, feed fish, and meet animal care specialists. Help children in need attend …
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot 10:00 am
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot @ Spottswood Entrance
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Spottswood Entrance will be closed due to construction from Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16. Please use parking available at the Nature Center, located at 2201 Shields Lake Drive, or the Historic Estate …
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Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation 11:00 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Have you ever wanted to see a snapping turtle “snap” or wondered how a sturgeon eats? This is a unique opportunity to watch Maymont’s aquarists care for these animals and a chance to learn more …
Otter Presentation 1:00 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Come see one of Maymont’s most charismatic animals in action! Whether our river otter is participating in a training session or interacting with an enrichment item, you’re in for a real treat and the opportunity …
Behind the Scenes 1:30 pm
Behind the Scenes @ Nature Center
Aug 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Walk through the Employees Only door for a special peek at the inner workings of the Maymont Nature Center. Thirteen aquariums and more than 200 animals require more care than meets the eye. Ages 5 …
Bobcat Presentation 2:00 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Training and enrichment are two of the most fun ways that we ensure that our animals at Maymont are well cared for. Come learn about the methods that we use here and enjoy a guaranteed …
Alligator Presentation 3:00 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Are there really alligators in Virginia? This is your chance for a close encounter with one of these iconic reptiles and an opportunity to learn about their special adaptations and the environmental changes that are …
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Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation 11:00 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Have you ever wanted to see a snapping turtle “snap” or wondered how a sturgeon eats? This is a unique opportunity to watch Maymont’s aquarists care for these animals and a chance to learn more …
Otter Presentation 1:00 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Come see one of Maymont’s most charismatic animals in action! Whether our river otter is participating in a training session or interacting with an enrichment item, you’re in for a real treat and the opportunity …
Bobcat Presentation 2:00 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Training and enrichment are two of the most fun ways that we ensure that our animals at Maymont are well cared for. Come learn about the methods that we use here and enjoy a guaranteed …
Alligator Presentation 3:00 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Are there really alligators in Virginia? This is your chance for a close encounter with one of these iconic reptiles and an opportunity to learn about their special adaptations and the environmental changes that are …
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CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot 10:00 am
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot @ Spottswood Entrance
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Spottswood Entrance will be closed due to construction from Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16. Please use parking available at the Nature Center, located at 2201 Shields Lake Drive, or the Historic Estate …
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Teacher Workshop: Project-Based Learning 9:00 am
Teacher Workshop: Project-Based Learning @ Nature Center
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Teacher Workshop: Project-Based Learning @ Nature Center
Maymont invites teachers for grades 3-12 to participate in this one-day workshop on place-based, project-based learning opportunities. The workshop includes an environmental education project-based learning overview as well as three sessions on local environmental issues, …
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot 10:00 am
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot @ Spottswood Entrance
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Spottswood Entrance will be closed due to construction from Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16. Please use parking available at the Nature Center, located at 2201 Shields Lake Drive, or the Historic Estate …
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CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot 10:00 am
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot @ Spottswood Entrance
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Spottswood Entrance will be closed due to construction from Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16. Please use parking available at the Nature Center, located at 2201 Shields Lake Drive, or the Historic Estate …
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CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot 10:00 am
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot @ Spottswood Entrance
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Spottswood Entrance will be closed due to construction from Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16. Please use parking available at the Nature Center, located at 2201 Shields Lake Drive, or the Historic Estate …
Toddler Time: Summer Fun 10:00 am
Toddler Time: Summer Fun @ Nature Center
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time: Summer Fun @ Nature Center
Too much summer sun? Head over to the Maymont Nature Center for some indoor fun. Each session in this three-week program includes free play in the Discovery Room, a story, craft and a visit with …
The Secret Life of a Victorian House 3:00 pm
The Secret Life of a Victorian House @ Maymont Mansion
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
The Secret Life of a Victorian House @ Maymont Mansion | Richmond | Virginia | United States
The Dooleys’ housemaid brings the mansion to life during a family-friendly tour of the upstairs and downstairs of their grand home. Climb the backstairs to discover hidden doors and bells as you experience life and …
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CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot 10:00 am
CLOSED: Farm Parking Lot @ Spottswood Entrance
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
The Spottswood Entrance will be closed due to construction from Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16. Please use parking available at the Nature Center, located at 2201 Shields Lake Drive, or the Historic Estate …
Who’s Awake? A Family Night Hike 7:30 pm
Who’s Awake? A Family Night Hike @ Nature Center
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Who's Awake? A Family Night Hike @ Nature Center
Ever wonder who stays awake while you sleep? Meet some of Maymont’s nighttime residents and learn about their nocturnal adaptations through experiments, games and a hike of the grounds. Owls, frogs and many other creatures …
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Family Scavenger Hunt 10:00 am
Family Scavenger Hunt @ Maymont Grounds (meet at the Nature Center)
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Scavenger Hunt @ Maymont Grounds (meet at the Nature Center)
Explore Maymont’s 100 acres in a whole new way! Crack secret codes for clues, and use maps and riddles to find your way around the estate in this family-friendly scavenger hunt. Different difficulty levels are …
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation 11:00 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Have you ever wanted to see a snapping turtle “snap” or wondered how a sturgeon eats? This is a unique opportunity to watch Maymont’s aquarists care for these animals and a chance to learn more …
Otter Presentation 1:00 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Come see one of Maymont’s most charismatic animals in action! Whether our river otter is participating in a training session or interacting with an enrichment item, you’re in for a real treat and the opportunity …
Bobcat Presentation 2:00 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Training and enrichment are two of the most fun ways that we ensure that our animals at Maymont are well cared for. Come learn about the methods that we use here and enjoy a guaranteed …
Alligator Presentation 3:00 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Are there really alligators in Virginia? This is your chance for a close encounter with one of these iconic reptiles and an opportunity to learn about their special adaptations and the environmental changes that are …
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Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation 11:00 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Have you ever wanted to see a snapping turtle “snap” or wondered how a sturgeon eats? This is a unique opportunity to watch Maymont’s aquarists care for these animals and a chance to learn more …
Otter Presentation 1:00 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Come see one of Maymont’s most charismatic animals in action! Whether our river otter is participating in a training session or interacting with an enrichment item, you’re in for a real treat and the opportunity …
Bobcat Presentation 2:00 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Training and enrichment are two of the most fun ways that we ensure that our animals at Maymont are well cared for. Come learn about the methods that we use here and enjoy a guaranteed …
Alligator Presentation 3:00 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Are there really alligators in Virginia? This is your chance for a close encounter with one of these iconic reptiles and an opportunity to learn about their special adaptations and the environmental changes that are …
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Maymont in the Morning Light 8:30 am
Maymont in the Morning Light @ Maymont Grounds
Aug 28 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Maymont in the Morning Light @ Maymont Grounds
Start the day off right with some early exploration and inspiration in the picturesque gardens and landscape at Maymont. Meet at the Historic Estate Entrance for this hour-long walk. Register online by August 27. Program …
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Toddler Time: Summer Fun 10:00 am
Toddler Time: Summer Fun @ Nature Center
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time: Summer Fun @ Nature Center
Too much summer sun? Head over to the Maymont Nature Center for some indoor fun. Each session in this three-week program includes free play in the Discovery Room, a story, craft and a visit with …
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Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation 11:00 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Sturgeon and Snapping Turtle Presentation @ Nature Center
Have you ever wanted to see a snapping turtle “snap” or wondered how a sturgeon eats? This is a unique opportunity to watch Maymont’s aquarists care for these animals and a chance to learn more …
Otter Presentation 1:00 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 31 @ 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Otter Presentation @ Nature Center
Come see one of Maymont’s most charismatic animals in action! Whether our river otter is participating in a training session or interacting with an enrichment item, you’re in for a real treat and the opportunity …
Bobcat Presentation 2:00 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Bobcat Presentation @ Bobcat Habitat
Training and enrichment are two of the most fun ways that we ensure that our animals at Maymont are well cared for. Come learn about the methods that we use here and enjoy a guaranteed …
Alligator Presentation 3:00 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Aug 31 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Alligator Presentation @ Nature Center
Are there really alligators in Virginia? This is your chance for a close encounter with one of these iconic reptiles and an opportunity to learn about their special adaptations and the environmental changes that are …

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