Pics: Maymont Estate and Gardens

On this American county estate, you'll find the historic 12,000-square-foot Maymont house museum, an arboretum, gardens, and activities throughout the year.

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Dennis Waterman
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Maymont, a picturesque Victorian estate located in Richmond, is surrounded by an arboretum, Japanese gardens, a children's farm and a 40-acre nature center. Not bad.
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Dennis Waterman
Maymont's nature center offers a look into the creatures native to Virginia. Bring your camera to capture the 20-foot waterfall that fills the large aquariums that the otters, turtles and fish call home. You can also hit the easy button with a tram ride around the estate, available June through August.
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In the wildlife center, you can see creatures native to Virginia... including the bobcat!
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Dale Quarterman
You can tour the historic 12,000-square-foot Maymont house museum for $5/person, with our without a tour guide.
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Kelly Armentrout
Maymont is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its Japanese Garden in 2012, and has several coming up, including a bonsai exhibit and a party.
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Dennis McWaters
You can tour the 33-room mansion for $5, either with a tour guide or on your own (Tuesdays through Sundays) to imagine how the one-percenters lived a hundred years ago.
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