Gatsby's Gold Coast Mansions

Step inside Long Island’s Gold Coast for a look into the elegant and opulent lifestyles of the elite. Owned by past presidents, artists and aristocracy, many of these homes once hosted royalty, heads of state and stars such as Charlie Chaplin. Often the backdrop for Hollywood productions, the Gold Coast mansions also served as inspiration for The Great Gatsby. Open for tours and events, travel back to an era bygone when visiting these estates.

Gold Coast Mansions to Explore

Mansion Tour Information 

Check local business for guidance and operating times prior to arrival.

Sands Point Preserve

Hempstead House: Wednesdays at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. and Sundays at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Falaise: Late May – November on Thursdays to Sundays at noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

Eagle’s Nest Estate at Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum

Fridays at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Old Westbury Gardens

April 1 – October 31: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Oheka Castle

Tours begin at 11 a.m., but availability depends on private events. Check out their website for additional information.

Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum

Wednesdays - Fridays from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

March - December: Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

January - February: Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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