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The Getty Villa

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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...more
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17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90265-5708
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Reviewed yesterday

Incredible re-creation of an ancient Pompey Villa, in a stunning location. Built by Paul Getty to house his are collections (which are also fantastic) This is not to be missed. And its Free!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great exhibition of ancient artifacts. Beautifully situated on hills in Malibu. You will very much enjoy. We did architectural tour. And the self guided tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank E7451DGjennym
Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured the Getty Villa recently and were totally blown away by the architecture, the incredibly beautiful gardens and pool and of course the sculptures and displays. Our docent was so knowledgeable and we left mesmerized. A must see.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank spanishteach910
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing exhibit of terra cotta kraters and marble sculpture. Exhibit runs thru Mid March 2019 and is well worth the visit. Entrance is free but parking is paid.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dafval
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on a Friday in December. Lovely gardens and very interesting antiquities to see from JP Getty's collection.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Diane B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was raining the day we arrived but that didn't dampen our spirits. The museum is divided into many different rooms and has a vast array of items including a mummy. It was impossible to see every bit of it as many tours were going...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MaPuJe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was less impressed by the statues inside the Museum. Arrived 9:35am--was so glad they let up park early...was able to see the gardens undisturbed...The house/museum with statues opened promptly at 10am. By 10:30am 100 screaming school kids had arrived on a Friday morning... time for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LittlePrince1977
Reviewed 1 week ago

“To me my works of art are all vividly alive. They are the embodiment of whoever created them – a mirror of their creator’s hopes, dreams and frustrations.” – J Paul Getty Billionaire oilman and art connoisseur Paul Getty first unveiled his vast collection of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank TMenon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an afternoon visiting the Getty Villa. The grounds are very enjoyable to stroll around. There is a fantastic collection of Roman sculptures and artifacts, a sad but moving tribute to Palmyra, and fascinating pieces from the Neolithic and Bronze Age in Greece. Absolutely...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HKfromAK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you had not been there, you had not seen the best of Los Angeles. Built with fenomenal taste in the style of Roman villa (but there were no Romans reach enough to build such a villa with such treasures inside), this museum contains artefacts...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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May 20, 2018|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Just create a new free reservation and go and if you already paid for parking, bring a copy
April 14, 2018|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
yes as I did
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Response from Deexo | Reviewed this property |
How far is Anaheim? I’d get a hired car if not an uber as it’s better to get this. I’m not sure if there are your companies that take you there but this may be possible. Enjoy it’s an amazing villa!