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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 today via mobile

The most sumptuous recreation of a palatial villa partially excavated in Pompei. It is filled with extraordinary statues, precious objects and fascinating information of the ancient civilisation of Greece, Rome, Egypt , the Etruscans etc. The gardens and pool are truly glorious. The only reason...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank macy220400
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Another amazing offering from the wonderful world of J Paul Getty. If you love the museum, then you’ll find the Villa a hidden gem. Modelled on a villa (possibly owned by Julius Caesar’s father in law) in Italy that was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius, it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mmoo73
Reviewed 5 days ago

All built with J Paul Getty's money (no government support), this lovely villa was made as a museum for his expansive collection of Greek, Roman and Etruscan treasures. Free admission - get digital tickets online before going - but parking before 3pm is $15 ($10...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CleopatraBunny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent last Friday afternoon at the Getty Villa and truly enjoyed my visit. Exploring the gardens was my favorite. I enjoyed being able to go in and out of the buildings and being surrounded by the simple beauty and elegance everywhere. Most of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ceedeecee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got there early in the day. By the time we were done, crowded! Great exhibits of times past, with beautiful gardens surrounding the villa. Nice way to spend a day, very slow paced.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank joes1914
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome views and exhibits here. There are outside and indoor exhibits. Plenty of IG worthy spots to take pics. It takes about 60-90 minutes to view everything. Traffic is heavy on the weekends and don't forget to reserve your tickets prior to coming out. They...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank khoidaroy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there with my daughter and son in law this place was amazing from the landscape to the artifacts they had on display was there until they closed and I feel as though we still didn't see everything they had to offer.snd we found some...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tammy- L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Getty Villa is one of the most beautiful places I have visited in California. Full of wonderful artifacts from history. The house is a beautiful piece of architecture. Its like being transported out of California. The Getty Villa is usually less crowded then other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JessiAnn85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

World class museum for Greek and Roman antiquities. Audio guides highly recommended as is short video introduction to the museum. Cafe is enjoyable spot to relax post tour. Definitely get your tickets online in advance. Parking is easy during the weekend while school is in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank StephenSFBayArea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On of the most beautiful places in LA with so much history and art. If you live in LA or traveling to LA you should for sure go at least once.

Date of experience: September 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!