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The Getty Center

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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.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1657
+1 310-440-7300
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All reviews art collection garden tour van gogh gardens are beautiful parking fee great art museum is free art lovers tram ride worth the trip la area santa monica exhibits irises monet galleries admission
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The most amazing place. Splendid exhibits, wonderful gardens, spectacular views of the snow capped mountains, downtown LA and out to the ocean. Just need to be able to serve a pot of tea.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank macy220400
Reviewed yesterday

The Getty was impressive, but rather institutional. We were impressed by the range of the exhibitry.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ted S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't miss this museum! Great art (including many of the true masters, such as Courbet, Monet, Cezanne, Rembrandt, etc.), gardens, and architecture.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NancyBG
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very interesting place with it’s arts and architechture. You may hang out in the garden as well and IT can be very relaxing depending on the Weather. IT Is Free but very well maintained so that Is an add on star for me.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DuchessDiaz
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am at a loss how this is rated #1 on Trip Advisor. It is great architecture, the views are amazing, the art is interesting but if you are not an art lover its not that great. I felt that it was good for an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sedrake
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place . The art is of course interesting but it’s the location , buildings & gardens that make it with spectacular views over the whole of LA . Well worth a visit .

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

Amazing experience - and who knew it was free - what a great! The tram ride up the hill is wonderful - relaxing, great views, chill, zen - superb overall. The museum is great - all parts, though I loved the impressionism wing the best....More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank wineing
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Although the Getty could be visited in any type of weather, going on a beautiful day certainly enhances the experience. The vistas, from the tram and from the Getty’s many plazas and buildings, are just gorgeous. The architectural details of the buildings appear even more...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank rljonas
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Getty Center has a very large and diverse collection of art from different places and times, very impressive for a private collection. Even if you are not much into museums I think it is worth the visit for the building itself. You can really...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank julin2001
Reviewed 6 days ago

First time we had been here. Lots of exhibits to see in various rooms and categories. Cafe's available. Views from there impressive. Parking worked well - cost $15 and then a short tram ride to the centre.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jane B
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18 March 2019|
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Response from Erin R | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know the answer to that ... but I did not see any picnic areas ... I think you should call the Main museum Number to be sure.
12 March 2019|
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Response from chak1014 | Reviewed this property |
There is public transport but it is better to take Uber. The Getty's website has details about how to reach the place using public transport.
12 March 2019|
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Response from 249EricY | Reviewed this property |
Depending where you are staying, there are city buses that get you pretty close to Getty tram. You can get schedule and maps by Googling LA Metro. You might consider taking the bus there and Ubering back to your hotel. After... More