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The Getty Center

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:30
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Spectacular museum boasts a most impressive collection by such luminaries as Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne, along with the architectural triumph of its six buildings and gardens.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1657
+1 310-440-7300
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All reviews art collection garden tour van gogh gardens are beautiful richard meier parking fee great art museum is free art lovers tram ride worth the trip la area santa monica exhibits irises galleries monet
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Reviewed yesterday

Gorgeous inside and outside, gardens, terraces, fountains, columns, views, but art in all its shapes: paint, sculptures, audio-visuals, everything is beautiful and instructive

Thank kirschsandra
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Art of Three Faiths: A Torah, a Bible, and a Qur’an exhibit is amazing. To see the representation of the medieval art of illumination in sacred texts of three Abrahamic religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - Copies of the Torah, Christian Bible, and Qur’an are...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 2 days ago

LA long so took its place as a must visit for those new to art and those with a more discriminating eye — LA has it all but few musuems present art, architecture and overall feeling of the visit as well as the Getty. Take...More

Thank WestEastOne
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a MUST in Los Angeles. The exhibits change and are amazing. The GARDENS of the GETTY are beyond amazing. I spent two hours just in the gardens sitting, and listening. You sense of smell in the gardens will be overwhelmed by the multiple...More

Thank stevepwa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous place, and all for free. They had a great collection of artwork, over many buildings, to suit many different tastes. Beautiful grounds to wander around, lovely views, and plenty of friendly, helpful staff around. What a gem, we will definitely go again....More

Thank Annie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Far few too many tourists visit the Getty Museum when in LA. While it does take at least an afternoon and is a bit out of the way, taking the tram up and spending a few hours exploring the grounds and gardens is well worth...More

Thank WhatDoesntSuck
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am not a great museum lover, but the Getty Center is much more than a museum. The setting in the hills overlooking Los Angeles provides the onlooker with some of the finest views of the city. The architecture of the buildings is splendid. The...More

Thank catbite
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are spending any time in the LA area, you should not miss The Getty Center! The transportation/parking and tram are so well planned...but, you must plan on getting there early to miss the traffic! We spent the day, so we were able to...More

Thank Smhd2020
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been to LA several times but I never visited the Getty Center. This place is great to spend several hours. I suggest to come early in the morning if you can. The main reason is parking fills up. The other problem isn't the...More

Thank jeep146
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Getty museum does not only have nice paintings and other art, it also gives a nice view over the city.

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janice f
5 August 2018|
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Response from DanLang2014 |
$0, but it’s $15 to park until 3pm when it drops to $10
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7 July 2018|
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Response from drdfsdaz | Reviewed this property |
There is a check room in the Museum Hall entrance for coats, bags, backpacks and so on.
14 June 2018|
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Response from Pat M | Reviewed this property |
We spent about 6 hours there that included the tour of the museum, lunch and tour of the gardens. It was a leisurely spent day that was thoroughly enjoyed.