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The Getty Center

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Address: 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1657
Phone Number: +1 310-440-7300
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:30
Tue - Fri 10:00 - 17:30
Sat 10:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Spectacular museum boasts a most impressive collection by such luminaries...

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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Breathtaking gorgeous!

The gardens, the exhibits, the trip up there and the whole experience was great! The museum is beautiful! And I recommend anyone visiting LA to make time to go there.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The gardens, the exhibits, the trip up there and the whole experience was great! The museum is beautiful! And I recommend anyone visiting LA to make time to go there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

By far the highlight of our trip to LA. Beautiful architecture, Beautiful views, and a fantastic collection. Plus it's free. This is definitely a place to spend the better part of a day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The museum was a great experience. It reminded me of the D.C. Museums because they have different buildings all with unique exhibits. Their dining area is wonderful as well with a great variety of cuisines.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not only does it have incredible art and exhibits, but the architecture is unique and beautiful, the gardens and waterfalls are awesome, and the view of the Pacific Ocean and city on a clear day is spectacular. Also, riding the monorail up to the top is pretty fun too! If you're in LA, definitely go!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ride up to the top of the mountain overlooking the city of LA and the 405 freeway on a free tram. If you take public transportation or Uber, there is no entry fee. The $15 parking is for all day and per car-a bargain! The museum has world class art in a setting that allows you to look over the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I felt like going to the Getty in the lush hills of Los Angeles was like an escape or retreat from the crassness of the city. I enjoyed how large and spacious the galleries are. I loved just sitting and meditating in the garden. The gift store was well stocked with art history and contemporary art books, calendars and other... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived around 11. Parking was so easy, tram was no problem. No cost except for parking. Center exhibits were beautiful as were the grounds. No crowds and it's free. No rush environment. Can picnic outside and relax. There were many students working on projects which was neat to see. Highly recommend a visit!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love going to the Getty for a quick reset of my energy. It's like a visit to another country where everything beautiful and satisfying is available to me in one place: art, architecture, garden, good food, book store. On a warm day, it's great to wander in the garden or take a quick lunch outdoors in between visits to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What's not to love? First, parking is easy. You drive in and pay $15. Then you get to take a cool monorail train up the mountain. Its like a ride at the amusement park. When you get there, the gardens are so beautiful and peaceful, you can spend an hour just doing that. The patio itself, once you get to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is huge. Great views of the city. A tram runs every five minutes up the hill to the facility. Very large and immaculate garden. World-class art collection. And it is all free!

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