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The Getty Villa

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Address: 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90265-5708
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10:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Special Holiday Hours:

Sunday, December 25, 2016 - Getty Villa will be...

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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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$15 parking with online reservation buys a few hours in paradise. Go at 10 when they open, then take your parking receipt to the new Getty and get free parking there. Well worth... read more

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

$15 parking with online reservation buys a few hours in paradise. Go at 10 when they open, then take your parking receipt to the new Getty and get free parking there. Well worth a day for both, have lunch at the villa or in Malibu at Gladstones for a complete SoCal day.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Putting aside the fact that JP Getty was an all-around not-nice-guy and an anti-semite (he was Hitler's guest at the 1936 Olympics), this place is magnificent! The glory of ancient Rome -- right here in L.A. The grounds are spectacular, the exhibits rare and worthwhile, and the free guided tours interesting and entertaining. You can spend anywhere from a couple... More 

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The Getty Villa was beautiful and we were free to walk the grounds at our leisure. You must reserve a spot before going. We spent about two hours here

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love ancient history this is place for you. Well laid out with gorgeous gardens, intimate display rooms and magnificent marble floors and walls. Free. Parking $15. Easy to access. Well designed. Views of the ocean were spectacular. But. Very clinical/collector style of presentation rather than informative. Details on the providence of the piece. I guess it is showcasing... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lovely setting with art and sculptures, the $15 allows you to get into both if you show your ticket. Makes a change from the normal tacky tourist trail!

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I visited the Center first, going there for 2 hours then down here for lunch. It's only 25 minutes between the two and the parking charge of $15 covers both if you register with the office. Its a beautiful spot and with a nice layout and a good cafe, but to be honest I was a little disappointed. There was... More 

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Wasn't sure we would like this place. But it is truly amazing. The views are spectacular. And the galleries are unbelievable. A must see if you in the area.

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Undoubtedly an attraction worth a visit, even for the not completely art history versed.Beautiful historical objects in original or well-made replicas.Stylish park complex, however, lacks water in its pool facility

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If you're into seeing art in sito or in its natural environment, or you want a fabulous space that the visionary J Paul Getty created to house his amazing personal collection of antiquities, go to the Getty Villa. You need to go online and reserve your entrance time. The museum is free but the parking is $15 per vehicle. After... More 

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Remarkable opulent collections of art & sculptures. Take plenty of time to appreciate the entire surroundings.

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