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The Getty Villa

17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90265-5708
+1 310-440-7300
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Special Holiday Hours: Sunday, December 25, 2016 - Getty Villa will be closed Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - Getty Villa will be open from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday, January 1, 2017 - Getty Villa will be closed Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - Getty Villa will be open from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM This museum is dedicated to the art of the ancient Greeks, Romans and other classic civilizations.
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  • Average3%
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17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90265-5708
+1 310-440-7300
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For a avid Roman fan this is highly recommended. The Roman relics on display, the museum has 44000, outshine museum collections in Italy. But for me the star of the show is the museum building which is a true copy of a Roman villa. It...More

Thank Gustaaf W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Perched up on a hill overlooking the Pacific, this place is just amazing. The garden, the flowers, the exhibit. It's worth a drive.

Thank Olivia Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful setting of a Roman Villa and surrounding gardens, housing an extensive collection of Roman Sculptures and Mosaics. The Greek and Etruscan collections are in the first floor galleries, which are closed for renovations, and the pool in the largest garden is...More

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Getty Centre is my favourite place in LA to visit , this was my first visit to the Villa down the road , beautiful location and if you're into roman artifacts etc it's the place to go. Mr Getty's copy of some roman Villa...More

1  Thank Chris Joanne H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the visit here. I hadn't been since I was a kid and it was just great! Slightly bummed that the main outside pool is under wraps for reconstruction but I got over it. The grounds are beautiful and the collection is excellent. Parking is...More

Thank jwobkk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a beautiful location and modeled after a villa buried in Pompeii. Unfortunately the gardens are under repair and the main floor exhibits are being redone. But the admission is free except for a $15 parking fee. You need reservations too. The grounds that are...More

1  Thank Jgchicag
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see the Greek tragedy at the villas outdoor theater. The actors did a great job and we really enjoyed the production. The people working there were very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend seeing a performance there!!!

Thank purpletabby
Reviewed 1 week ago

The renovation of this beautiful part of the water dam, and of course limits the overall impression. Certainly, it gives more time to study other parts of the content.One late afternoon one hour before closing, you have almost the whole area for yourself.

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully situated above the Pacific Ocean in Pacific Palisade this museum is very different in style and in its collections from the much larger Getty Center. Be sure to pick the right museum if you are interested in a particular collection, otherwise, do both! There...More

1  Thank Boeing747-8I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned a visit here for many years. Made it! We had a garden tour with lovely Christiane who was very knowledgeable and absolutely charming. Unfortunately the splendid front pool area was under repair, but I guess all things need repair. Such a pity not...More

Thank johannaaustralia
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Response from 3Eagles | Reviewed this property |
they will accept eitherone
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Response from Kevin S | Reviewed this property |
Everything can be done on line for your Getty visit.
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
We registered online and just indicated how many in our party. They sent an eticket to my phone for each person in our group. The fee is a parking fee so you do not actually pay per person.