Plan Your Visit
A first visit to Maymont is best started at the Robins Nature & Visitor Center—Maymont’s front door—but a history lover will soon find a path to the 1893 Maymont Mansion, while a plant lover will find the elaborate Japanese and Italian gardens. And animal lovers will delight in the Nature Center, Wildlife Exhibits and Maymont Farm. Seekers of solitude will select the perfect spot under a stately elm or beside a babbling brook.
Hours and Fees
Grounds and Gardens
Maymont Farm & Wildlife Exhibits
Farm Pastures and Wildlife Exhibits, Daily, 10am-5pm (weather permitting)
$5 per person suggested donation
Guided tours on the hour and half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm.
$5 per person suggested donation
Visit Maymont Mansion’s basement for a self-guided tour of the belowstairs exhibit and to sign up for a guided tour of the upper floors.
Reservations required for groups of 10 or more (see Group Visits).
On exhibit at the Carriage House
Nature & Visitor Center Exhibits
Last entry at 4:45pm
$4 youth & adults ages 13-59 / $3 children ages 4-12 and seniors ages 60+ / Free for Maymont members and children under 4
Reservations required for groups of 10 or more (see Group Visits below). Snacks, drinks, souvenirs available for purchase.
Maymont Mansion Shop
Located on the Belowstairs exhibit level of Maymont Mansion
Maymont Foundation Offices
Located in the Carriage House
Discover fun and fascinating facts about Maymont in our mobile tour! Download the izi.TRAVEL app on your iPhone, Android or Windows phone and enter Maymont in “Search for Destination” and explore the entire 100-acre estate.
Maymont offers a variety of group tours for your garden club, motorcoach tour or special group. Choose from our unique group packages (for groups of 30 or more) featuring Maymont history, gardens, animals or Victorian Christmas traditions, or customize your own visit from 10 individual tour options. 15-day advance registration is required for groups of 10 or more, even those planning self-guided tours. For details and reservations, contact Maymont’s Group Tour Coordinator at 804-358-7166, ext. 329. Find out more about Group Tours.
Maybe you want to offer carriage rides to families attending your company picnic? Or perhaps you’ve been looking for a romantic way to show your wife that she’ll always be your bride? Maymont can help! For reservations, call 804-358-9492 or email our Carriage Collection Manager.
Private Carriage Tours
Choose from a casual 6-passenger wagonette or elegant 2-passenger surrey
$100 full estate tour to Japanese Garden / $50 half estate tour near Maymont Mansion
(Add $50 for bookings after 5pm)
Group Carriage Rides
5-10 minute rides near Maymont Mansion in a 6-passenger wagonette (maximum 6 people per ride/72 per hour)
$200/hour (Add $50 for bookings after 5pm)
Maymont often serves as a location for professional photography and film productions, and also offers many beautiful backdrops for bridal, family and senior portraits. The Maymont Foundation welcomes the use of its grounds for photography, but reservations and payment are required for special photography and videography including films, commercials, advertisements, and portraits. For reservations, email our Special Events department or call 804-358-7167.
Bridal, Family, Senior and Other Portraits
No weekend sessions booked from April-October. Limited weekend sessions available November-March, no more than one month in advance.
$30 per two-hour session; dressing room available for an additional $50. Full payment required at time of booking via credit card.
Since we know every commercial, film and advertisement is unique, we will work with you to determine rates for your project.