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The Getty Villa

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Address: 17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90272
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Fabulous collection

This was our 2nd visit to the Getty Villa & Center – our last visit was a number of years ago & we wanted a refresher of the Villa after having visited Herculaneum a few times... read more

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd visit to the Getty Villa & Center – our last visit was a number of years ago & we wanted a refresher of the Villa after having visited Herculaneum a few times. This incredible faux villa (a reproduction based on Herculaneum’s Villa dei Papiri) houses J Paul Getty’s fabulous collection of Mediterranean antiquities. There is much... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited Getty Villa on a rainy Saturday, the fifth visit in the last year. It is truly a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours in a magical location. The Villa is magnificent in and of itself, and the placement of the antiquities within the Villa is very special. The Getty Center in the Sepulveda pass (off of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You would have the regular museum experience admiring an amazing collection of Greek and Roman art, but also you could have a picnic in one of the most beautiful public gardens in Los Angeles. They have various gardens with fountains and the type of plant from the Roman era. It feels like if you were in a time travel machine,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Getty Villa has gorgeous grounds overlooking the ocean. Driving there is a bit of a hike but once you get in, it's easy and relaxing. There is no cost to get in, though they prefer you've printed out a ticket, and parking costs $15. The museum itself includes beautiful Greek and Roman art as well as statuary, murals, fountains... More 

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Rogers, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite places in Southern California. The views alone are worth the trip. The museum isn't huge but it is filled with fabulous art and artifacts. They are currently working on a part of the museum but it is still a great place to visit. Admission is free- you can't beat that! Reserve parking ahead of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at opening and we were the last people out with security guards closing ranks behind us. Amazing Etruscan art, architecture, and gardens with a really lovely restaurant and gift shop (museum gift shops ALWAYS rock). We indulged in two tours (free) that were totally fascinating. Do not plan on less than a full day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I will start by saying how incredibly beautiful and well maintained the grounds, structures, buildings, and contents of the Getty Villa are. I have been to many museums around the world, the Getty Villa is among the absolute best and most beautiful. Your experience begins the minute you enter the lower driveway onto the property where the lush plant life... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Getty Villa is a must-do. We loved our time there. The museum is a museum both inside and out. The buildings and the grounds are museum pieces in and of themselves. Inside the museum is a fantastic collection of ancient art, mosaics, pottery, etc. We took a 50-minute walking tour of the mosaics that was very interesting. The Getty... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Getty Villa is a must see if you enjoy, well, let's see: art, architecture, culture, history, relaxation, learning, food... It's just a completely unique experience that allows you to do as much or as little as you'd like, in one of the most unique settings in the world. And don't miss the bookstore, full of wonderful, unique items that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely space to have available in LA. Like a little Oasis. You are literally welcomed into 50BC by the charming guys who work there. Beautiful space with a really great audio free guide to help guide you around the space . The gardens were the most special place for me. A must see!

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