J. Paul Getty Museum

J. Paul Getty Museum

Art Museum and History Museum · Brentwood
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049, United States
Closed until 10:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Tue–Fri, Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:30 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
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The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and European and American photographs.


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    Jeff ✈.
    "Best view of LA, sans the layer of smog that covers most of it up."(10 Tips)
    Vincent R.
    "Van Gogh to Titian."(8 Tips)
    Emma S.
    "The architecture tour was fun, amazing, and completely interesting!"(8 Tips)
    Karl F.
    "Great view of the city and a large museum all with free admission"(6 Tips)

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  • Melissa C.

    Sculpture garden, Impressionism, Rococò

    Melissa Cabrera · 1 week ago
  • Vanessa S.

    A very beautiful and artistic museum! A must go!

    Vanessa S. · 3 weeks ago
  • Stephanie C.

    I like to see the picture

    Stephanie Chen · 3 weeks ago
  • Paul S.

    Really an amazing museum. Had such great exhibits and the grounds were fantastic

    Paul Smith · October 29
  • Margaret M.

    View, talks, gardens, exhibits

    Margaret McGlynn · October 29
  • Cameron M.

    The audio tour was a bit disappointing. Everything else was enchanting!

    Cameron Maddux · October 24
  • Cuong L.

    Best museum in L.A.

    Cuong Le · October 20
  • Ronita G.

    Love the wide open space of the museum! The view amazing and tour very informative.

    Ronita Griffin · October 4
  • Cassandra M.

    Take lots and lots of photos. The garden is amazing.

    Cassandra Monrroy · October 2
  • Paulina R.

    Love all the galleries & the view is spectacular.

    Paulina R. Alvarado · September 27
  • Jose O.

    Great free museum. Nice views of LA.

    Jose Ortega · September 27
  • kahlocalderon

    Scenic views and free admission to see artwork from all over

    kahlocalderon · September 23
  • Geo V.

    My favorite place in LA.

    Geo Vittoratos · September 20
  • Juan Gonzalo G.

    Nice architecture, but hard to find with GPS

  • Eunice K.

    Try to get out of the museum at least an hour before closing time. Otherwise you'll be stuck on a long line for the tram back to the parking garage.

    Eunice Kim · September 13
  • Anna D.

    great views

    Anna Dzyak · September 7
  • Matei P.

    Not to be missed. A reason to come to LA! Views, architecture and art!!

    Matei P. · September 2
  • Holly S.

    Take the audio tour! The best I've ever been on AND it's free!

    Holly Spencer-Dunn · August 27
  • Isaiah J.

    Check out their bronzes, it's a special exhibit, so it may not be there forever.

    Isaiah Jaech · August 19
  • Rj S.

    Such a very beautiful place! Really good for a first date!

    Rj St Thomas · August 13
  • Karlsson M.

    Superb architecture, great exhibitions.

    Karlsson Martin · August 12
  • Alex M.

    LA's best museum with stunning views of the city.

    Alex Malov · August 10
  • Khennjo D.

    A must visit when you're in LA. The museum is FREE! with lots of great collections and displays. And don't miss the gardens. The museum closes at 5pm

    Khennjo Deles · August 5
  • Leigh Anne Z.

    Worth a visit for the views alone.

  • Alessandro

    lots of amazing pictures

    Alessandro · July 31
  • Rachel K.

    Try to take a docent tour and learn about art, the Getty or the gardens. There's also a 15 minute focus tour on the collection piece of the week.

    Rachel K · July 29
  • Lou O.

    Breathtaking, Beautiful Arts, Amazing Monuments.Very Therapeutic. Architectural Fabulous !

    Lou Ort · July 28
  • Sherry R.

    They have umbrellas for you to use! Also iPod touch guides which run out quickly so go there early

    Sherry Ren · July 6
  • T R

    Check out the frames and hanging systems and how they contribute to the experience of the art...this is what a virtually unlimited endowment affords!

    T R · June 24
  • Stephanie M.

    This is a "wow" place to visit more than once, to peruse & enjoy: stunning gardens, interesting architecture, great views of the coastline & spectacular art exhibits.

    Stephanie M. · June 20
  • Mike M.

    go on a sunny day for garden fun

    Mike Mo · June 17
  • Victoria W.

    The garden! Don't miss it

    Victoria Wong · June 14
  • Easy S.

    Beautiful museum ! We have the best cellphone monitoring software (aka) best cellphone spyware app... Read more

    Easy Spy · June 8
  • Karl F.

    Great view of the city and a large museum all with free admission

    Karl Forbin · May 30
  • Go Find Alice

    One of the best views of LA.

    Go Find Alice · May 28
  • Joey G.

    The garden was extremely relaxing. Set up reservations if you want to eat at the restaurant otherwise go to larger cafe below it for a nice meal.

    Joey Gibli · May 20
  • Juan A.

    Great views

    Juan A. · May 17
  • Juan A.

    Spectacular views, garden and art

    Juan A. · May 17
  • Moshe S.

    Impresionists and the view of L.A

    Moshe Sananes · May 16
  • Karsten M.

    A beautiful museum with great views of DTLA

    Karsten McVay · May 12
  • David B.

    Beautiful architecture and surrounding gardens

    David Browne · May 3
  • Hillary N.

    I felt enriched by the exhibits - particularly the paintings and home decor. Beautiful lawn and sculptures. Great view. Can go wrong. Free. $15 parking

    Hillary Noelle · April 27
  • Christian O.

    Beautiful collection and architecture

    Christian Ortiz · April 23
  • Jennifer M.

    Great place for a picnic. Enjoy one of the most gorgeous views in LA

    Jennifer Maas · April 20
  • Melissa P.

    Collections and exhibits are fab but the real gem is the lawn...hike up instead of that horrendous tram wait

    Melissa Purner · April 8
  • Hannah B.

    always a good time when you come here.. I always have a blast learning new things and its free what more can you ask for..

    Hannah Berran · April 1
  • Allison K.

    The gardens and views are better than the art.

    Allison Kasic · March 30
  • g o.

    Lovely spaces.

    g oconnor · March 29
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  • g o.

    Sunday Cafe and nice galleries to stroll.

    g oconnor · March 29

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