Old Westbury Gardens
Join Us on Saturday, November 1 at 12:00 pm for our Kids and Family Program: Good Night Gardens 12:00 pm. Study the science of bulbs and learn the steps of this final fall planting activity. Children will take a bulb home to complete the task of putting their own gardens to bed. Free with admission.
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Old Westbury House
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Please note that on Sunday, November 2, 2014, the Gardens will be open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Westbury House will be open from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

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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