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Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

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We came for a Christmas decoration and for carols. It is absolutely awesome! There was even a Santa... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
Beautiful at any season

Great place to spend an afternoon in any season. Beautiful grounds and magnificent greenhouses... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
new york
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The Olmsted brothers created this 400-acre arboretum, known for its camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas.
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Planting Fields Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

We came for a Christmas decoration and for carols. It is absolutely awesome! There was even a Santa Clouse for kids to take pictures and a concert and live piano and of course Carols! The decoration is incredible!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

Great place to spend an afternoon in any season. Beautiful grounds and magnificent greenhouses. The meandering paths are interesting to explore. The grand manor house is a relic of times gone by.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

I go every year as it is one of my favorite places to visit. The estate and grounds are so beautiful.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

we went to see & take photos of the Dahlias were not disappointed-the outside dahlia garden was great-great photos of both the flowers and the bees in & on them then later after a bite in the cafe-the show opened these were the flowers being...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time; I’d visited for the first time a couple months before in March with my friend so when my Dad came to visit I suggested we go. We walked around the gardens and in the greenhouses, and when we ended up...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

I visited Planting Fields on a Wednesday a few weeks ago. I paid the $5 extra charge (make sure to bring cash) to tour the mansion and it was great! My tour guide (Joe) was well informed and extremely well spoken. He answered many questions...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Four of us spent the morning walking the grounds. The dahlias were my favorite. Even though it was summer, many things were in blossom. Just a beautiful place! We were able to have a quick lunch at the cafe. We ended our visit with a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

I’ve been to the Planting Fields before, but have never been inside Coe Hall. Regrettably, I chose the hottest day in July to visit. The mansion does not have air conditioning. With very few windows opened and fans in only a couple of rooms, the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

You get it; right from the get-go...this area of Long Island was the playground for a baker's dozen Great Gatsy groups. Bring a picnic lunch or a full roasted chook and the trimmings and set up in the shade...

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

great historic mansion with fabulous trees-a great place for a nice walk around the property. very interesting collection of tree that were imported.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Maria D
June 25, 2018|
Response from jasonaV2056YF | Reviewed this property |
The Arboretum does not have any scooter or wheelchair rental.
June 19, 2018|
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Response from NYC_photography | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a cafe, in the same building with the gift shop.
September 25, 2016|
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Response from Kelly A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. $8 per car.