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The Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1657
+1 310-440-7300
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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.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“art collection” (266 reviews)
“garden tour” (137 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1657
Westside
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Reviewed today

A stunning hilltop location for this wonderful free museum. The building itself is a work of art and the landscaped gardens filled with sculptures, a delight. Car parking is 15$ which is good value. The little tram service to the centre is very welcome as...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed yesterday

This is truly one of the great art museums. The collection is extensive and the special exhibitions add a lot (Hockney and Italian "view" art while we were there. The museum is an excellent design, with good viewer flow. The views of LA from the...More

1  Thank BoVan V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Carpark and the tram to up to the Getty Center opens at 930am, carpark cost $15 and that's all you pay. The center opens at 10am, but your free to wander the gardens before. If you arrive at 12pm you'll be queuing for everything, carpark,...More

1  Thank backpacktheworld1980
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are looking to visit a museum/gallery which gives you the feel good factor throughout, this is it. Not one of those large galleries which takes days and days to file through, this is compact but more than enough to stroll around for the...More

Thank tjw1310
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic experience in a place where harmony is the leitmotiv. The museum is exceptional, not a wide, dispersive one. Every masterpiece was properly located and you can easily follow the itineraries suggested by the guide. But what is really unique is the location and the...More

Thank prindotto
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes, the Getty Center is a fine art museum. But it scores high simply as a destination, a beautiful place to walk around, stroll through gardens, enjoy the view. Beautiful architecture, fine art and photography are the cherry on top. You don't have to love...More

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent place. Great place to go with the family. Awesome gardens,awesome architecture beautiful views!!

Thank C6776LQjaimec
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have driven by the Getty Center do many times and said I need to stop one day. Finally got back to Los Angeles and decided I have to go this trip. And I was blown away. The setting is beautiful. The architecture and gardens...More

Thank Tucson M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had only a few hours to spend at the centre, now that may seem not bad for a visit to any attraction but not this one. You would need to allow a couple of days at least to do this place justice. Not only...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Getty Center is the best art museum in Los Angeles. The architecture of the building is beautiful and the display of the collections is excellent. There are restaurants that are quite good on site. The view of the LA basin is breathtaking on a...More

Thank Arnold S
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fordamouse
23 July 2017|
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Response from RCSColumbus | Reviewed this property |
Yes absolutely, from the garage to the tram to the museum complex itself, this facility is very accommodating. And there are staff everywhere who can direct you to elevators and ramps.
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Tawana B
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Response from Shaunx10 | Reviewed this property |
You could try, but an absence of water might spoil your fun. ;)
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Carol T
18 February 2017|
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Response from MesBeauxVoyages | Reviewed this property |
Take Sepuveda Blvd north from LAX Once you pass Sunset Blvd the Getty Center parking will be coming up on your left.
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