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The Getty Villa

17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90265-5708
+1 310-440-7300
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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 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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90265-5708
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I can't give it 5 stars because I've seen better but it is very nice and it's free. The other Getty Museum location is a true museum and one of my favorites with amazing views. I've been to The Getty on the other side of...More

Thank jazzSt_Louis
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited here with our kids because it was rated high. Good thing it was free. If you are in the area might be worth it but I wouldn't go out of the way to visit. Tickets for entry are timed. We took a garden...More

Thank Alyssa H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful visit to the Getty Villa. We haven’t visited in 10 years. The Villa is FPA RT of the Getty Trust establishes by J Paul Getty as his legacy. The Trust is dedicated to the arts and humanities. As part of Getty’s...More

Thank DrKatieRN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perhaps the story of the getty family is more intetesting than the villa and collectables. Some of the rooms had not opened on our visit and the pool was drained. So not quite as impressive as ut could have been.

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

John Paul Getty was the wealthiest man alive in his day. Visiting his home overlooking the coast gives us a glimpse into the privileges of incredible wealth. Breathtaking views , majestic construction and peaceful nature high atop pacific hills...and all just a short walk from...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I find this one of the most enjoyable museums in the USA because its setting is simply unrivaled. The museum is an attraction, all unto itself. The landscaping complements the statuary and I loved the special mosaic exhibit. Unreal. A little crowded with out of...More

Thank sfdann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another one of our things you should do once, after years of living here. Wanted to see something we never did previously, and we already went to the big Getty, so we tried this. Although it was interesting, and something to do if you are...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most people are drawn to the famous Getty Center main museum at Mulholland Pass.... but if you have time in your schedule while visiting LA or rediscovering LA as a resident, be sure to go to the Getty Villa. Prior to 1997, this was the...More

1  Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the price of parking, you get to enjoy a wonderful setting with lots of ancient Roman, Greek and Etruscan artifacts. Tours are provided, as well as an iPod Touch for self guided tours - headphones are provided, or you can use your own. Pack...More

Thank theimmc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely gardens and historical museum of ancient times. Spent a couple hours exploring and looking at displays. Gorgeous setting. Make reservations online (free admission), parking $15. Renovations taking place right now.

Thank CocoWashington
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16 July 2017|
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Response from 3Eagles | Reviewed this property |
they will accept eitherone
Charles D
28 April 2017|
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Response from Kevin S | Reviewed this property |
Everything can be done on line for your Getty visit.
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28 April 2017|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
We registered online and just indicated how many in our party. They sent an eticket to my phone for each person in our group. The fee is a parking fee so you do not actually pay per person.