Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Sunnylands

Friday, July 7, 2017
  • Is Sunnylands available to rent for a wedding, business conference, or a social event?

    Neither the historic estate nor Sunnylands Center & Gardens are available for private events. Sunnylands is not a venue for hire and does not host private events.

  • What are visitors able to do at Sunnylands?

    Currently, the Center & Gardens is closed to the public. Beginning September 13, Sunnylands will be open from 8:30 am to 4 pm, Wednesday through Sunday. For what to know when planning your next visit, click here.

  • Are dogs allowed at Sunnylands?

    Pets are not allowed at Sunnylands. However, state and federal laws require the admittance of dogs that are trained to provide a service to disabled guests. Emotional support animals are not covered under the law. Please see the full policy regarding pets here. 

  • What does it cost to visit Sunnylands?

    Visits to Sunnylands Center & Gardens are free of charge. Tours of the historic estate, as well as some special programs and workshops, require a fee and, in the case of the house, advance reservations.

  • Is it permissible to shoot wedding and anniversary photographs at Sunnylands?

    Visitors are welcome to take photos and videos of Sunnylands Center & Gardens and when touring the estate’s grounds for their personal use. However, staged photos (wedding, engagement, graduation, school teams, etc.) are not allowed as it disturbs other guests. For the full photography policy please see Dos and Don’ts.

  • How can I learn more about Sunnylands?

    Additional information about Sunnylands can be found in various books published by Sunnylands Press and available in the Gift Shop.

  • When did Sunnylands open to the public?

    Sunnylands Center & Gardens and the renovated historic estate opened to the public on March 1, 2012.