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Address: 71 Old Westbury Road, NY 11568, Old Westbury, NY 11568
Phone Number: 516-333-0048
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Description: 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 for everyone!!!!!

I love this place so much I go a number of times a year. They always have differnt flowers blooming and its just a delight. The tour of the house is nice to. As far as time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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English first
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

I love this place so much I go a number of times a year. They always have differnt flowers blooming and its just a delight. The tour of the house is nice to. As far as time allotment goes I personally always make this a all day thing especially if you like taking pictures.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We shot a commercial on the grounds here, many moons ago. Made a great setting for the look we were after...

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Williston Park, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Have. Been here many times and during different seasons. Very serene and peaceful in strolling the beautiful gardens! Do take a tour! Each guide has focused on somewhat different aspects of it's history! Yoga in the garden a must as the teacher is truly amazing! Dog days also a great idea and experience! Highly recommend!

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

A photographers paradise! I learned a lot about long islands "Gold Coast" from this visit. Extremely educational. Beautifully restored mansion. The grounds are massive!! The gardens were immaculate. The reflecting pool with their water lilies awesome. I know there are many events here during the year unfortunately so many of these places have disappeared on Long Island this is one... More 

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NY
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360 reviews 360 reviews
167 attraction reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Old westbury gardens is a great place to visit but especially nice at Christmas time. In the springtime you will get a chance to enjoy the gardens and flowers which are always spectacular. Plan to spend several hours strolling both the gardens and the house. A wonderful time

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Jericho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have been a member for years.it is a beautiful place to visit.The gardens and mansion are fantastic.They have many special events.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

I assume it should be really nice. Still we couldn't enter since the site was close. We didn't see It's mantioned anywhere. So just be advised that the site is close during winter.

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New York City, New York
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178 reviews 178 reviews
63 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A great way feel rich for a small fee. Lovely gardens, magnificent mansion. The Spring is definitely the time to go.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place is amazing. You can see beautiful gardens and a house that is over one hundred years old. Everything is amazing, especially in the summer.

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Our first visit to Old Westbury Gardens, with friends and family ranging from 12 to 52 years old. "The Rise" is an awe inspiring array of 5,000 hand carved pumpkins purposely arranged along well designated walking paths on flat to gentle rolling terrain. The hours of craftsmanship and design is inconceivable, truly a must see. Purchase your tickets in advance,... More 

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