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Gatsby's Gold Coast

Famous Gatsby-Era 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

#DiscoverLongIsland Gold Coast Mansions

Mansion Tour Information 

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

Sands Point Preserve

Hempstead House: Wednesdays at 2 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.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

June 24- September 2: Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

September 4 – November 4: Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

November 5 – June 23: Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Old Westbury Gardens

April 19 – October 31: Wednesday to Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Oheka Castle

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

Coe Hall

April 1 – October 1: Open daily, first tour begins at 11:30 a.m. and last tour leaves at 2:45 p.m.

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