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Drop-in Discovery: Pumpkins!

A drop-in program for children ages 3 to 10, along with their families will explore simple science concepts and subjects on the natural world while partaking in fun, kid-friendly projects and crafts. Guests may come and go as they please, no registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please check in at the ticket booth upon arrival to find out where the discovery station will be set up.  Face coverings are required for ages 3 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

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About Old Westbury Gardens

71 Old Westbury Road

Old Westbury, NY


    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.