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 DISCOUNTED / COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSIONS

 


Please note that with the use of Entertainment.com coupons, Bank of America cards, or any other form of discounted or complimentary admission, the following policy is followed: 

  • We will honor the discount for daytime general admission to the house and grounds, on any day that we are open within the period expressed in the respective discount program, except as follows:

  • We will not honor the discount for evening events, for any event or program for which pre-registration or advanced tickets are required, for events for which additional fees other than general admission are otherwise charged, or for any events for which the general admission to Old Westbury Gardens is higher than would normally be the case.

  • Some of the Entertainment.com coupons may indicate Valid Anytime. This is interpreted as meaning to be valid anytime the visitor would be paying regular admission to the house and grounds if not for the coupon.

 
 

ACCESSIBILITY 

 


The first floor of Westbury House is accessible to people with disabilities. The unpaved gravel pathways through the gardens are not wheelchair accessible. Special parking is available for guests with state-issued handicap parking permits. 

Guests should furnish their own wheelchairs and strollers.
Strollers are not permitted in Westbury House.

 

 PHOTOGRAPHY
GUIDELINES

 


Old Westbury Gardens encourages its guests to take casual photographs and videos of their visit for their own personal use. However, personal photographs and videos may not be used for commercial purposes. Non-flash photography is permitted in Westbury House. Photography must not interfere with the enjoyment of Old Westbury Gardens’ other guests. 

The use of drones, props, costumes, photography reflectors, and clothing changes are strictly forbidden. 

Organized photography sessions are at the discretion of Old Westbury Gardens and require a permit issued by the Gardens. Organized photography includes, but not limited to, engagement, portfolio, wedding, family, or birthday photography. 

Wedding, professional or commercial photography is by appointment only.

For information on Wedding Photography, click HERE

For information on Commercial Photography, click HERE

For more informormation, please email PHOTOGRAPHY

 

 

RULES FOR VISITORS

 


So that all may enjoy their visit to Old Westbury Gardens and to preserve its beauty and charm for future generations, please follow the Gardens' rules to protect the plants, the collections and our visitors.

  • Food is permitted only in designated areas, at the Cafe in the Woods and the picnic area. Fires are not permitted.

  • Do not feed the geese or any other wild bird or animal.

  • Do not pick flowers, walk in flower beds or climb trees.

  • Do not carve the trees. Defacing trees and other plants can lead to their disease and death.

  • No amplified music, use headphones only.

  • No sports activities (e.g., ball playing, frisbee tossing, biking, roller blading, jogging, kite flying.)

  • Pets are not permitted, except assistance dogs.

  • Strollers, large bags and backpacks are not permitted in Westbury House.

 
 
 

DIRECTIONS


Old Westbury Gardens is located at 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, New York, between the Long Island Expressway (I-495) and Jericho Turnpike (New York Route 25), approximately 20 miles east of New York City. 

Click HERE for directions to 71 Old Westbury Road.

 

 

BY CAR

FROM THE WEST

From the Long Island Expressway: Take the LIE (I-495) to Exit 39 (Glen Cove Road). Follow the service road east for approximately 1.1 miles, turn right onto Old Westbury Road and continue 0.4 miles.  The Gardens' gate is on the left.

From the Northern State Expressway: Take the Northern State to Exit 32 (Post Avenue).  Bear left at the end of the exit ramp and turn left onto Post Avenue heading north.  Turn left onto Jericho Turnpike (Route 25) and turn right at the first light onto Old Westbury Road.  The Gardens' gate is on the right. 

FROM THE EAST

From the Long Island Expressway: Take the LIE (I-495) to Exit 39. Turn left onto Glen Cove Road (Garden City) at the end of the exit ramp, cross over the expressway and immediately turn left onto the service road. Follow the service road east for approximately 1.1 miles, turn right onto Old Westbury Road and continue 0.4 miles. The Gardens' gate is on the left. 

From the Northern State Parkway: Take the Northern State to Exit 32 (Post Avenue). Turn right at the end of the exit ramp (Old Westbury) onto Post Avenue heading north. Turn left onto Jericho Turnpike (Route 25) and turn right at the first light onto Old Westbury Road. The Gardens' gate is on the right.

BY BUS OR TRUCK

All buses, trucks and deliveries must enter on 60 Post Road.

Click HERE for directions to 60 Post Road

BY TRAIN

FROM PENNSYLVANIA STATION, NEW YORK CITY

Take the Long Island Rail Road to Westbury Station, then a taxi to Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road (approximately 2.5 miles from the station).