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LongHouse Reserve

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Address: 133 Hands Creek Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937-3808
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+1 631-329-3568
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Wed 14:00 - 17:00
Sat 14:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Located in beautiful East Hampton, New York, LongHouse Reserve is a sixteen...

Located in beautiful East Hampton, New York, LongHouse Reserve is a sixteen acre garden with established lawns, ornamental borders, plant collections and outdoor sculpture, planned by the internationally recognized textile designer, Jack Lenor Larsen. Mr. Larsen, along with the recommendations of the LHR Art Committee, has assembled a collection of over 70 sculptures for the gardens. LongHouse Reserve was established in 1991 and reflects founder Jack Lenor Larsen's desire to encourage creativity in gardening and in collecting and every day living with art. LongHouse gardens are open to the public thru October 8,2016 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Open Saturdays, October 15-November 26, 2016 12-3pm. Also visit by appointment Mon-Fri by calling (631)329-3568.

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It was out of season but our hotel had phoned ahead and we were let in to have our tour with nobody else around. We were so surprised at how well laid out the gardens and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Guernsey
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48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was out of season but our hotel had phoned ahead and we were let in to have our tour with nobody else around. We were so surprised at how well laid out the gardens and sculptures were. Certainly worth a visit even if you know nothing about sculptures. Very inventive and beautiful gardens and planting.

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Thank ColinJacky
LHR L, Guest Relations Manager at LongHouse Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for coming over to spend time at LongHouse! We always try to accommodate guests during the off season and we are glad that you found your way to us. We hare happy to hear you enjoyed your visit, and hope you can come again! With warm regards, Joi Jackson Perle More 

East Hampton, New York
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This privately owned reserve is open to the public and is just incredibly beautiful and peaceful. I like it better than any botanical garden I've been to. Not to be missed when visiting East Hampton. Call or check website for opening schedule

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LHR L, Manager at LongHouse Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Mendelman, Thank you for writing a review about LongHouse! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit. To say that you liked it better than any other botanical garden is high praise indeed. We hope that you have the opportunity to visit us again this year. Best wishes and happy travels, Joi Jackson Perle for LongHouse Reserve More 

EAST HAMPTON
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

So many beautiful art works are interspersed with the glories of nature in this one-of-a-kind reserve.

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LHR L, Manager at LongHouse Reserve, responded to this review

Dear MSVAY, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We re-open for the season on April 29 and we hope you are able to visit us again this year. Think spring! Joi Jackson Perle for LongHouse Reserve More 

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful art gardens you will ever see. Something surprising at every turn or step.

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LHR L, Manager at LongHouse Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! We hope you will come back to visit us again this year :) More 

New York City, New York
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45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is truly a unique place. A large property open to the public on a limited basis; it is well worth a visit. Sculpture is interspersed among the well planned gardens. The donor lives on the property and the house cannot be visited. It has an excellent gift shop. It is great for all ages

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LHR L, Front Office Manager at LongHouse Reserve, responded to this review

Dear FChas, We appreciate your lovely review, thank you! It is always helpful to receive feedback from guests and yours is no exception. We hope you will come back and visit us again next year; the gardens and art are always changing! All the best, Joi Jackson Perle More 

Long Island
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318 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Although this 16 acre property was purchased by Jack Larsen in the 1970's and opened to the public in the 1990's, we only just learned about it. We were delighted to find a peaceful oasis (after the traffic of East Hampton!) in which to wander and enjoy the more than 60 works of art displayed in beautiful landscapes that are... More 

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LHR L, Front Office Manager at LongHouse Reserve, responded to this review

Dear LongIsland Mabel, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of LongHouse! Even more than that, thank you for visiting. We love to hear about guests enjoying the art and gardens. Please do visit us again! Sincerely, Joi Jackson Perle More 

New York City, New York
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I was not expecting much when my wife insisted we spend a beautiful summer afternoon at the LongHouse Reserve. I figured it would be disappointing compared to Storm King. Well, I was wrong. I was most impressed not by the sculptures but by the plantings. As a frequent visitor to Brooklyn Botanical Garden, I found the many plantings a real... More 

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LHR L, Front Office Manager at LongHouse Reserve, responded to this review

Dear 968er, Thank you for taking the time to visit LongHouse Reserve and for writing such a lovely note. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the gardens, as well as the Planters ON+OFF the Ground exhibit. We hope that you will come and visit us again, the gardens and sculpture change every year offering new views and... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

16 acres of garden walks make an amazing backdrop for an eclectic mix of sculptures and artworks of all shapes, sizes and materials. Walk from one secret space to another and be surprised by what's hidden behind various types of planting. Local landscapers have created individual tableaux, internationally acclaimed artists are exhibited within complementary environments to show the sculptures off... More 

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LHR L, Front Office Manager at LongHouse Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Sue C, We appreciate your lovely review of your visit to LongHouse! One can indeed visit in the off season by calling the office to make an appointment. The gardens do change with the seasons so there is always something to see. We hope that you will return again the next time you are in the area. All the... More 

St James, New York
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

If you are in need of peace and relaxation - this is the place! There is an Asian bell to ring to get you in the mood. The gardens with sculpture are all different, some circular and long and rectangular - I particularly liked the sculpture of a woman doing a somersalt by Eric Frischl, there is a pond and... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The 16 acres of garden and sculpture are breathtaking. There is a design surprise every time you turn a corner. If you go on a weekday, you can see the art indoors as well as outdoors.

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Thank Mary S
LHR L, Front Office Manager at LongHouse Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Thank you for visiting! We appreciate you taking the time to write such a wonderful review of LongHouse. We are glad that you enjoyed the gardens and the Master Works exhibit in the pavilion space. Please do visit us again the next time you are in the area. Yours truly, Joi Jackson Perle More 

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