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J. Paul Getty Museum

J. Paul Getty Museum

Art Museum
Brentwood, Los Angeles
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  • Paul R.
    Paul Robert1 week ago
    The best top
  • Kalley H.
    Entry to museum is free but $15 to park. You have to wait to catch a trolly to get to the museum or walk about .5 Miles up hill. Not a bad walk but would be cautious if you have strollers or elders
  • Raquel C.
    If you are an art nut, definitely go here. Great art from many periods in history.
  • Felix
    FelixDecember 22, 2017
    Nice walkaround even if you are not into art
  • The Artificial
    The ArtificialNovember 27, 2017
    ... Make sure to visit the Getty Center. This famous art foundation is a museum, conservation institute, and research institute situated atop Brentwood hills...
  • Kat .
    Kat 🐱November 11, 2017
    Free entrance. Beautiful view. Recommend coming near evening time for sunset!
  • Viktoria M.
    Viktoria ModestaNovember 7, 2017
    The best day out! Also check out restaurant all local and properly sourced food
  • Ivan G.
    Ivan GudovOctober 30, 2017
    Arrive early to make it through the museum without missing anything. The views from the terraces and the gardens are amazing.
  • D-J G.
    D-J GordonOctober 15, 2017
    Excellent views over LA, wide selection of artwork, and great contemporary architecture. Check out the free art and architecture tours.
  • kawika v.
    kawika valentineOctober 8, 2017
    Walk to the top for a stunning view.
  • Tina N.
    Tina NawrockiOctober 6, 2017
    The gardens are stunning!
  • Eleonora T.
    Eleonora TisiSeptember 10, 2017
    Breathtaking view. Love this place
  • Evelina P.
    Evelina ProdanovaSeptember 8, 2017
    The place is great, it is spacious and offers astonishing views to the whole LA area. As a museum I did not find anything very special compared to other art museums, but wonderful overall experience.
  • Fodor's Travel
    Fodor's TravelAugust 29, 2017
    The art collection is divided between the buildings by time period, and the Getty’s collection of eighteenth-century French decorative arts is especially renowned. Read more
  • Marc G.
    Marc GundersonAugust 14, 2017
    Great views. Tram ride is fun. Gardens are beautiful.
  • Niki B.
    Niki BuAugust 13, 2017
    Garden, flowers, trees and creen areas
  • Jay H.
    Jay HAugust 11, 2017
    Plan on early arrival for good parking in garage. Museum entry is free but parking is $15. Tour guides are excellent and helpful. Look for children's activities which are also excellent.
  • Shadi S.
    Shadi SaliminiaJuly 24, 2017
    too much religious art. no modern art. great for those who enjoy italian art. not even close to lacma in terms of variety.
  • Xim T.
    Xim TogJuly 3, 2017
    Loved it! Take the chance to admire the architecture, remember it is also art!
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonJune 15, 2017
    The museum's official Sketching Gallery encourages guests to literally draw inspiration from traditional art pieces. Guests can work with an easel or at a shared table, and it's complimentary.
  • Victor L.
    Victor LeeJune 10, 2017
    Go to one of the free shows!
  • Rebekah A.
    Rebekah AdamsMay 13, 2017
    Wear comfortable shoes!!
  • Chloe
    ChloeMay 2, 2017
    Great design of the place.
  • Reem H.
    Reem HalawaniApril 27, 2017
    The view is amazing, also good collection of painting and architecture
  • Kc M.
    Kc MuellerApril 10, 2017
    Bring a lot of time!
  • shinnygogo
    shinnygogoApril 7, 2017
    Guided tour is a must !!!
  • Alice Z.
    Alice ZungMarch 30, 2017
    Beautiful !
  • Ross M.
    Ross MartinMarch 25, 2017
    Beautiful grounds, breathtaking views of the city, great museum. The Getty Center also has music performances. I saw Sharde Thomas & the Rising Stars Fife and Drum Band. They were amazing!
  • Pat
    PatMarch 20, 2017
    OMG stay away from the paintings!!!!!!! Don't touch. Srsly guys!
  • Hannah S.
    Hannah SMarch 15, 2017
    Go for the art, stay for the sunset!!! Amazing, panoramic views plus you get to see the city lights light up as it gets dark.
  • Aidan S.
    Aidan SMarch 12, 2017
    Beautiful 👌🏻
  • Babak V.
    Babak VZMarch 3, 2017
    Fabulous place to enjoy arts, and also city from above. they have restaurants too, but prepare to pay higher than usual for what you get for food or drink.
  • Larisa G.
    Larisa GrollemondFebruary 11, 2017
    Been here 50+ times
    Check out the manuscripts galleries!
  • Diesel v.
    Diesel van GoghFebruary 2, 2017
    World class. Make sure you arrive early enough that you're not rushed. Plenty of sunset opportunities for pictures too.
  • Chez S.
    Chez StockJanuary 20, 2017
    Beautiful views (even if part of the views is the 405). Haven't seen much of the permanent collection but the current special exhibits are amazing!!
  • Michael K.
    Michael KalecJanuary 16, 2017
    Great date place. Always updating the place.
    IBRAHIM ALHATIJanuary 7, 2017
    Beautiful view and amazing collection! It's a must of you are in LA
  • Oscar F.
    Oscar FajardoJanuary 2, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    Plenty of galleries and restrooms in each building . Don't forget to check out the gardens and amazing views of west Los Angeles.
  • Mvenn
    MvennDecember 30, 2016
    Stunning views of LA
  • Erika R.
    Erika RobbinsDecember 27, 2016
    Beautiful gardens and views of Los Angeles. The art exhibits aren't the most fascinating, though.
  • Rafi R.
    Rafi RomeroDecember 3, 2016
    pretty impressive collection
  • Denis S.
    Denis S.November 27, 2016
    What an amazing place, and totally free! Even coatcheck, phone charges and ipod touches with the guide. You only pay 15$ for parking and they have EV chargers.
  • Rita L.
    Rita LNovember 20, 2016
    Awesome place to spend your day!
  • Yulia Z.
    Yulia ZiNovember 10, 2016
    You don't want to miss this if you are into art, views of LA, architecture, etc. Free entrance. Parking is $10 instead of $15 after 3pm
  • Vlad C.
    Vlad CiurcaOctober 30, 2016
    Very very nice museum. I would definitely return here
  • Ron S.
    Ron SterankoOctober 23, 2016
    Spectacular views, eclectic art collection of J Paul Getty
  • Andrew T.
    Andrew TsaiOctober 15, 2016
    Extremely beautiful center, free for the public but parking costs $15. Bring a camera and food because what they sell is a bit overpriced and only mediocre!
  • Alexander L.
    Alexander LogronoOctober 4, 2016
    Beautiful views and the museum has a great collection. The lawn by the Garden is great for sitting down and having a picnic, or a short break. Can't wait to go back
  • Moe S.
    Moe ShehataSeptember 26, 2016
    This place is extremely beautiful and just breathtaking.
  • Jona R.
    Jona Rak KoceliSeptember 26, 2016
    Take the architectural and garden tour-super informative! Loved the Degas's pastels and the view from the cacti garden! The atmosphere is great 👌🏻
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