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The Getty Center

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Address: 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1657
Phone Number: +1 310-440-7300
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10:00 - 17:30
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Sun 10:00 - 17:30
Tue - Fri 10:00 - 17:30
Sat 10:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Spectacular museum boasts a most impressive collection by such luminaries...

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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Free (except for parking) exceptional museum experience

Ride up to the top of the mountain overlooking the city of LA and the 405 freeway on a free tram. If you take public transportation or Uber, there is no entry fee. The $15 parking... read more

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los angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ride up to the top of the mountain overlooking the city of LA and the 405 freeway on a free tram. If you take public transportation or Uber, there is no entry fee. The $15 parking is for all day and per car-a bargain! The museum has world class art in a setting that allows you to look over the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I felt like going to the Getty in the lush hills of Los Angeles was like an escape or retreat from the crassness of the city. I enjoyed how large and spacious the galleries are. I loved just sitting and meditating in the garden. The gift store was well stocked with art history and contemporary art books, calendars and other... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived around 11. Parking was so easy, tram was no problem. No cost except for parking. Center exhibits were beautiful as were the grounds. No crowds and it's free. No rush environment. Can picnic outside and relax. There were many students working on projects which was neat to see. Highly recommend a visit!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What's not to love? First, parking is easy. You drive in and pay $15. Then you get to take a cool monorail train up the mountain. Its like a ride at the amusement park. When you get there, the gardens are so beautiful and peaceful, you can spend an hour just doing that. The patio itself, once you get to... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is huge. Great views of the city. A tram runs every five minutes up the hill to the facility. Very large and immaculate garden. World-class art collection. And it is all free!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Getty is architecturally stunning, gardens and views are beautiful! There is also different collections of great art!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nestled in the Sepulveda Pass, this is more than just an art museum - although it's pretty good at that too! Enjoy the lovely garden, amazing views to downtown Los Angeles and the Ocean, and a great vibe, in addition to the Monets, Van Goghs, and Titans. If you're peckish, there's a lovely cafeteria, a pricey-but-first-class restaurant, and a coffee/snack... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Getty and its sister museum the Getty Villa are both great for all ages. There's a kids activity center and the gardens and grassy area can keep kids occupied for hours with a picnic lunch and exploring. Plus, the train from the parking lot to the museum even feels like an adventure for littles.It's free to enter, with a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the lawns and gardens, to the outdoor sculptures, the architecture and the indoor exhibits, this is a place of beauty and tranquillity. It is peaceful and amazing. The tram/cablecar(?) ride up the hill to the museum was smooth and efficient, with magnificent views. Inside- old masters, new masters, photos, manuscripts, sculptures. Just beautiful, amazing, wonderful. We were fortunate to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing museum, one of the most beautiful properties in California, and I would dare to say in the US. Entrance is free of charge. There are a bunch of free tours available if you want. Remember to book in advance through their website, otherwise you won't get in through the main gate. If you are not into European history don't... More 

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