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The Getty Center

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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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Reviewed yesterday

The art collection is great, but the grounds are worth a visit in themselves. Recommended for families with kids - enjoy a little art and then hang outside in the grassy area and enjoy the amazing view.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed yesterday

Since this is mainly the collection that Jean Paul Getty collected himself, it is mostly European art. It was his generosity left in his will of creating this place to showcase his collection. As with other museums, there will be temporary exhibits that are not...More

Thank razorwan
Reviewed 2 days ago

A huge selection of art from all over the world. The gardens are also magnificent. A great wing and activities for kids.

1  Thank Christine K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth about 3 hours. Very impressive artwork. Great variety of European artists. And admission is free!

1  Thank Gorilla23
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow! Perhaps the most beautiful museum, (including gardens, grounds and views) I have ever visited. Nice exhibits and great collection of artwork. Museum is free though parking is $15.

2  Thank DanLang2014
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Getty Center is known as a wonderful museum but it is much more...you will enjoy its buildings, its fantastics gardens and the incredible view of LA.

2  Thank samurai642018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Let’s start with the view - it’s amazing. As the Getty Centre is placed on a hill, you can take photos all around giving you a 360 degree snapshot of LA. It would be best to go on a nice sunny day, as there is...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The buildings that house the Betty Museum are lovely, the setting is beyond spectacular, the restaurants are great, and the special garden is a delight. Getty's collection? Not so much. He was a notorious cheapskate, (he even installed a pay phone in his private residence),...More

2  Thank califcasl
Reviewed 4 days ago

It fun going to the Getty Center, as you take a tram up to the top. There are several interesting displays to see. Recommend you have lunch and sit on the patio and enjoy

1  Thank Barges867
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What an amazing museum. The art was wonderful the buildings and surroundings spectacular. Do not miss when in Los Angeles. Truly world class.

Thank Tim V
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There is a check room in the Museum Hall entrance for coats, bags, backpacks and so on.
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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.