Pics: Maymont Estate and Gardens Published July 30, 2012 • Updated on July 31, 2012 at 11:27 am 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. 7 photos 1/7 Dennis Waterman 2/7 Maymont 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. 3/7 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. 4/7 Maymont In the wildlife center, you can see creatures native to Virginia... including the bobcat! 5/7 Dale Quarterman You can tour the historic 12,000-square-foot Maymont house museum for $5/person, with our without a tour guide. 6/7 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. 7/7 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. 0 More Photo Galleries Brag on Your Grad: Celebrating 2020 Graduates in DC, Maryland and Virginia Photos: Protests, Unrest in DC Following George Floyd’s Death Protesters, Enraged by Black Americans Killed, Gather Nationwide NBC4-T44 Friday Fun: Show and Tell!