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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.
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“herb garden” (60 reviews)
“ancient art” (50 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90265-5708
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"greek and roman"
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"herb garden"
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"ancient art"
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"amazing collection"
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"beautiful museum"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Getty Villa sits high atop a hill in Malibu, amongst beautiful formal gardens and an amphitheater. It's an intimate setting for a museum despite it being a replica of a grand Italian estate. The Greek and Roman antiquities are set out in chronological order,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth the drive up to Malibu to see the setting, the collection and the place. We go several times a year and always take guests here.

Thank Chingachgook
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Still in awe of the Villa. J Paul Getty's personal collection is extensive! The 'guides' are knowlegeable enough. You need not join any of the tours within the Villa if you prefer. Visitors are free to roam around, take pictures and buy souvenirs. A must...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had been to the Getty Center, twice,so my expectations for the Getty Villa were very high; they were exceeded. The collection is certainly of the finest in the world of Antiquities collections, and it is set in one of the most beautiful, serene, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to The Getty Villa is unforgettable. Indeed, it is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. The Villa itself is lovely, surrounded by lush gardens and fountains, and has a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. Even for those who...More

Thank Scott J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lively place to visit. I travel to Italy often so wan't sure what to expect. It exceeded my expectations: I enjoyed the film, cafe, gardens, and Greek and Roman collections. Don't miss the memorial to a pet dog upstairs! The reflection pool and...More

Thank roaminginrome101
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Way above our expectations. This place is simply beautiful. We went to Pompeii in Italy few years ago, and everything in this building is connecting with roman history to a level we never expected. And the art collection displayed there is just amazing. I can't...More

Thank Danny V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Getty Villa is a jewel of Los Angeles. Located off PCH (Pacific Coast Highway), perched on a hill, the recreated villa is home to greek and roman antiquities. The villa is modeled on a roman house and is in excellent authentic condition, making you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. I recommend watching the intro video as it explains the background in a nutshell. 2nd floor had 2 great, i.e. Informative, videos on glass blowing. About 2 minutes long and highly education, especially if you have kids.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Getty Villa has something for everyone. If you like beautiful scenery, architecture, classical art, history, nature, glamour, IG photo ops, etc. this place is for you! Unfortunately it was pouring rain the day we visited (our luck) but the museum provided free umbrellas at...More

Thank Arissa P
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Metalhaid
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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!
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