Gardens Admission Advance Ticket

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Saturday October 9

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11:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

Tickets are non-refundable and are released in 2 week blocks so that visitors can plan their visits based upon the weather forecast.

  • Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are issued for arrival times, you can stay until closing. 


  • Old Westbury Gardens members do not need to make advance reservations, they only need to present their valid membership card to the admissions staff.



  • Ticket holders for Full-Time students must produce a valid ID or else there will be a surcharge.


  • Tickets are not required for a children ages 6 and under.


  • Visitors who have obtained a library gardens pass from a member library do not need to make a reservation. They only need to present the valid library pass (or equivalent.)


  • All sales are final unless of illness (see below). \



  •  Please arrive within the time on your ticket. You may stay until closing.


  • We are doing contactless scanning check-in for all guests. Please have available your tickets either printed or on your mobile device. As a backup note your ticket numbers.


  • Following CDC and New York State guidelines, visitors who are fully vaccinated may visit outdoor areas of Old Westbury Gardens without face coverings. All guests over age 2 must wear face coverings in indoor areas (Westbury House, inside Café in the Woods and the public restrooms by the parking area). Face coverings are also required for all Old Westbury Gardens program participants.


  • Visitors who are not fully vaccinated must wear face coverings everywhere on Garden premises when social distancing is not feasible.


  • Westbury House is open at a limited capacity for self-guided tours only. Reservations for time entry is available at the Information Table located by West Porch Beech. 


  • You can view a map of the gardens here. We do not have printed maps available on site.


  • Drinking fountains are not available and the Gift Shop is closed.


  • Café in the Woods is open. 


  • All visitors agree to comply with our Visitor Policies found on our website. 


  • Only service dogs are permitted. 

By purchasing a ticket, you agree

  1. to abide by all Visitor Guidelines including regulations regarding photography: All who wish to use Old Westbury Gardens as a backdrop/setting for portrait photography, even if the photographer is NOT a professional, must obtain a permit since all permit holders are escorted by staff and there are insurance requirements. Portrait photography is defined as, but not limited to: senior, prom, engagement, professional head shots, family, graduation, wedding, etc. Portrait or commercial photography is by appointment only.
  2. to be photographed and/or filmed and give permission to use your likeness in promotional and/or marketing materials. 

We encourage visitors and employees to stay home if they are sick. If you purchased tickets in advance but become ill, we will honor your tickets when you have recovered.

Please contact the reservations office at or 516-333-0048 (press 0) if you need assistance or have questions.