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Old Westbury Gardens

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

A row of digitalis and foxgloves line the

A row of digitalis and foxgloves line the fence outside Thatched Cottage in Old Westbury Gardens. The gardens were designed to have an English feeling, because Margarita Phipps, who lived there with her husband, was English. At Old Westbury Gardens, the viewer can feast on plantings that are mostly beyond the reach of home gardeners. (May 27, 2011) Photo Credit: Newsday / Rebecca Cooney

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Type:

Music, Botanic garden

Price:

$12, $10 older than 62 and students, $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.



 

Hours:

Until September 3rd: Monday: 10 - 5 Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 10 -5 Thursday-Sunday: 10-8 From September 3rd to September 24th (the close of the Seward Johnson exhibit): Monday: 10-5 Tuesday: Closed Wednesday-Sunday: 10-5

Season:

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

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Event schedule

Jun26

Balance in Nature: Sculptures by Jerzy Jotka Kędziora Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jun26

Tai Chi in the Gardens Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jun27

Yoga in the Gardens Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jul6

Storybook Stroll: The Snowy Day Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jul10

Picnic Pops: Milagro Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jul14

Music on a Sunday Afternoon: The Zayas-Redman Duo Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jul17

Picnic Pops Concert Vanessa Trouble and the Red Hot Swing Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jul19

Take Flight Nature and Brews Night Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jul20

Bat Walk Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jul21

Music on Sunday Afternoon: Savage Classical Guitar Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jul24

Picnic Pops Concert: Chris Bergson Band Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jul28

Music on a Sunday Afternoon: The Kennedys Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Jul31

Picnic Pops: Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Aug4

Cottage Imagination Station Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Aug8

Stargazers Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Aug10

Floral Design Workshop Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Aug17

Bug Safari Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Aug24

Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Sep7

Storybook Stroll: The Giving Tree Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

Sep15

Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, BMW Concours Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury , NY

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