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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90265-5708
+1 310-440-7300
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This used to be the location of the getty museum until it moved many years ago to west LA, it is the original home of J Paul Getty, and a great place to see.. I think this is a must!

Thank MikeinMalibu
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely hidden gem, beautiful buildings and great art. The buildings are in top condition, with fantastic gardens.

Thank Daniel FG H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started with a tour guide for the gardens and ended up walking away and exploring on our own. It is a beautiful place.... but there are so many other beautiful places and gardens I have seen that this paled in comparison.

Thank lookinforelvis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately many galleries were closed during our visit but the ones that were available offered and outstanding collection to enjoy.

Thank greg m
Reviewed 1 week ago

This space has the ability to transport you back in time to the splendor that was Roman country life before Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE. Picture yourself walking these colonnades with Caesar's father-in-law (so they say). We visited on a sun-drenched CA day (first in...More

Thank PMJC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Getty Villa is beautiful and is perfect for pictures. There are museums in the villa as well so you can definitely spend an hour or more there. We arrived after 3pm so parking is only $10 ($15 before 3pm). There is no admission fee...More

Thank cpcch0i
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the Getty villa is a good way to kill 2-3 hours in Malibu. The grounds and the building are beautiful but it gets a bit hard to appreciate this when it is crowded. The intro film is very interesting and a must see to...More

2  Thank NarenG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After seeing the Getty Museum, a few years ago, we wanted to see the Villa. It is a beautiful estate residence that has now been made into a museum. The grounds, flora and fauna and artifacts help place you back in time to a Roman...More

1  Thank elliot r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No matter if you're from out of town or local, this is a must visit if you're in the area. Its not technically in Malibu but it doesn't matter. Must have reservations, parking costs $5 I recall, but there's NO ADMISSION charge. You can show...More

Thank Rey C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the Getty Center houses vast majority of Getty's collection, the Villa provides a unique experience to the visitors that most traditional art museums don't: you get to experience how Roman live. Compared to the Getty Center, Villa maybe a more interesting place for young...More

1  Thank icedmocha_L
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Charles D
do i need a ticket for each person that comes?
29 April 2017|
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Response from Jon D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to make a free online reservation for each guest.
Charles D
do i need a ticket for each person online?
29 April 2017|
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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.
Clifford C
How do you reserve parking and is there a PH #?
31 March 2017|
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Response from 3Eagles | Reviewed this property |
parking is done online. Just go to the Villa website and pay for a pass and then present it at the gate for the time you picked give or take a few minutes. If driving southbound on the PCH you will need to make a U turn at... More