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Old Westbury Gardens

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Address: 71 Old Westbury Rd, NY 11568, Old Westbury, NY 11568-1603
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+1 516-333-0048

The dazzlingly diverse gardens, designed in 1906, have Eastern and Western...

The dazzlingly diverse gardens, designed in 1906, have Eastern and Western touches.

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Great place to visit

Always beautiful to visit. Gorgeous grounds to walk around and a tour of the house is interesting. Can picnic on the grounds, or eat at the restaurant on the grounds.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Long Island, New York
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Long Island, New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always beautiful to visit. Gorgeous grounds to walk around and a tour of the house is interesting. Can picnic on the grounds, or eat at the restaurant on the grounds.

1 Thank williamjosephg
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my 86 yr old mother who needs a wheel chair here They have handicapped parking but the parking area is made of gravel !! Also once you go up the hill and get to the Mansion , again gravel and no paved sidewalk to push a wheelchair on !!!!! No ramps to get on and no path/ ramps to... More 

Thank HenryFL01
Long Island, New York
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely gardens with a beautiful connection to the past with the house and other buildings - a lovely glimpse into the golden past of Long Island.

Thank PaulFamily11
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens in a historic mansion. Wonderful photo ops, great for long walks, beautifully maintained.

Thank Patricia S
Roslyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The landscape is incredible. It is a really nice place to walk around. The mansion is interesting too.

Thank Derek S
Long Island, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I went there on a bus trip with friends. Even though I could have driven. I definitely will be driving back. Bus tours are just too quick. The first thing I notice was the garden area. I told the tour guide, this place looks familiar. He said they film many movies there. I recognized the garden from the movie Hitch... More 

Thank Deb M
Westbury, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The interior of the mansion as well as the landscaping are beautiful. Spent part of our time in the interior with a short guided walking tour. The just sat out on the lawn just enjoying a beautiful sunny early Spring warm afternoon. Really worth the visit. easy access and available adequate parking. Our young grandchildren even enjoyed it during the... More 

Thank GARY W
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Love the gardens, house and special events they host. It is a wonderful place to visit and spend the day.

Thank Annmarie B
Long Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The flowers are wonderful. Saw so many different colored tulips & dogwoods in bloom. I love the outside so much, ponds, statuary, but did not go on the house tour

Thank Allison K
Wading River, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

HTe house and furnishings have been well-kept, the gardens are terrific, and there is some really great art to appreciate. Highly recommend.

Thank MomOnTheGoNewYork

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