Old Westbury Gardens

71 Old Westbury Rd. Old Westbury, NY 516-333-0048

A row of digitalis and foxgloves line the

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Type: Music, Botanic garden Price:

$12, $10 older than 62, $7 ages 7-17; free 6 and younger. Special rates for group tours.

Special features: Outdoors, Classical Description:

The masterfully preserved 20th-century mansion filled with priceless antiques and furnishings is surrounded by 200 acres, including a walled perennial garden, rose garden, cottage garden, demonstration gardens, wooded trails, lakes, and sweeping lawns. Activities include garden and house tours, indoor and outdoor concerts, festivals, dog weekends, high tea, horticulture programs, and children's events and classes.  Also includes a plant shop, gift shop, cafe in the woods and picnic area.



10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; house open 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov.


May-Oct. Call or check website for special admission dates and hours in Nov.-Dec.


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