Old Westbury Gardens
Join Us on December 6-7, 12-14 and 19-21 and make a visit to Westbury House part of your holiday tradition. With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family.

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Old Westbury House
Holiday Season


This weekend will be your last chance to visit Westbury House before it closes for the season:
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (last admissions permitted 1 hour before closing).

On Friday, weather permitting, the Astronomical Society of Long Island will join us for an evening of stargazing beginning at 8pm.

On Saturday, the Girl Scout Chorus of Nassau County will present a holiday concert at 2:00 pm.

And for last minute gifts ALL items in the Gift Shop will be 25% off on Friday, 35% on Saturday, and 45% on Sunday (no further discounts apply).


Experience one of the most beautiful Gardens in the world
right in your backyard on the North Shore of Long Island.


Old Westbury Gardens,
listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the former home of John S. Phipps, his wife, Margarita Grace Phipps and their four children.  Completed in 1906 by the English designer, George A. Crawley, the magnificent Charles II-style mansion is nestled amid 200 acres of formal gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes.  Westbury House is furnished with fine English antiques and decorative arts from the more than fifty years of the family's residence.


Today, Westbury Gardens welcomes visitors of all ages for guided tours of Westbury House and Gardens, in-depth tours of the formal gardens, school visits, children's programs and events, family programs, museum exhibits, classic car shows, indoor and outdoor classical concerts, summer pop concerts, slide lectures, book signings, horticultural demonstrations and workshops,  Scottish Games, botanical arts and gardening classes, and Master Gardener and Educator-led Talks and Tours of topics relating to horticulture, art, history, design and architecture.

Our Mission, Old Westbury Gardens seeks to inspire appreciation and knowledge of the best qualities exemplified in the American country estate of the early 20th century through faithful preservation of its landscape and gardens, architecture and collections. 

We hope you enjoy our home!
 
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