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Old Westbury Gardens

Address: 71 Old Westbury Road, NY 11568, Old Westbury, NY 11568
Phone Number: 516-333-0048
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The dazzlingly diverse gardens, designed in 1906, have Eastern and Western touches.
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The dazzlingly diverse gardens, designed in 1906, have Eastern and Western touches.

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Jericho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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

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
57 helpful votes 57 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Bay Shore, New York
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We visited it last summer. It is a place where lush green nature is beckoning at us . The mansion is full of history .The design of Westbury house follows English country house. The gardens are in color riot. We really enjoy the view here. I recommend it to all of you .

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We visited Old Westbury Gardens October 25, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. We were here not to see the gardens, but to view the "Rise of the Jack-o-lanterns " display for Halloween. The creativity and workmanship that goes into the carving of these pumpkins is remarkable. It's a walk through a designated area that takes about 45 minutes to an hour... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It is awesome place. I am glad that it is open to the public. It is a great place to have a wedding ceremony (we saw 2 on the same day). Flowers garden is very well kept. My advice: bring your own food and have a lunch (they have about 10 tables and plenty of space) Cons: FEE, food choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I had a wonderful time strolling in the westbury gardens, learning about the mansion, history and about the different gardens. In my own words, describing my experience..... I drove to old westbury gardens, singing my favorite songs along the way……I entered through the prince gate. The road leading to the mansion was covered on both sides with huge trees. It... More 

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Merrick, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

there's nothing like listening to the mesmerizing masterful sounds of classical music in a majestic setting. Where else can you get such value as to invest $25 in three and a half hours of entertainment? The Gold Coast estate of Old Westbury Gardens combined with the masterful sounds of Poetica Musica are book ended by a house tour, a pre-concert... More 

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