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J. Paul Getty Museum

J. Paul Getty Museum

Art Museum
Brentwood, Los Angeles
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    "Best view of LA, sans the layer of smog that covers most of it up."(13 Tips)
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    "The architecture tour was fun, amazing, and completely interesting!"(8 Tips)
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    "Enjoy the view and the garden and go look at the amazing collection."(85 Tips)
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  • Kat .
    Kat 🐱November 11
    Free entrance. Beautiful view. Recommend coming near evening time for sunset!
  • kawika v.
    Walk to the top for a stunning view.
  • Tina N.
    Tina NawrockiOctober 6
    The gardens are stunning!
  • Niki B.
    Niki BuAugust 13
    Garden, flowers, trees and creen areas
  • Shadi S.
    too much religious art. no modern art. great for those who enjoy italian art. not even close to lacma in terms of variety.
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    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
    Go to one of the free shows!
  • Rebekah A.
    Wear comfortable shoes!!
  • Chloe
    ChloeMay 2
    Great design of the place.
  • Reem H.
    The view is amazing, also good collection of painting and architecture
  • Kc M.
    Kc MuellerApril 10
    Bring a lot of time!
  • shinnygogo
    shinnygogoApril 7
    Guided tour is a must !!!
  • Alice Z.
    Alice ZungMarch 30
    Beautiful !
  • Ross M.
    Ross MartinMarch 25
    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
    OMG stay away from the paintings!!!!!!! Don't touch. Srsly guys!
  • Diesel v.
    Diesel van GoghFebruary 2
    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
    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!!
  • Mvenn
    MvennDecember 30, 2016
    Stunning views of LA
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 👌🏻
  • Larisa G.
    Larisa GrollemondSeptember 19, 2016
    Been here 50+ times
    Spend the whole day! Beautiful art inside and gardens outside.
  • Adriana W.
    Adriana WildnerSeptember 16, 2016
    Lovely arquitecture and gardens, plus a great art collection.
  • Vitaly K.
    Vitaly KolasSeptember 2, 2016
    Very beautiful museum, scenic views if the city, great architecture, landscape. They give you a free iPod so you can learn about the museum items.
  • Darren W.
    Darren WoolleyAugust 19, 2016
    Arrive after 3 pm and save $5 on the carpark
  • Larry N.
    Larry NebelAugust 12, 2016
    A great and beautiful art museum
  • Nasser M.
    Nasser MAugust 8, 2016
    A giant waste of time ..
  • Maxim V.
    Maxim VosJuly 31, 2016
    Quite some buildings with interesting art. Visit the highlights at least! Also nice garden and view on LA.
  • chip l.
    chip liedelJuly 29, 2016
    Everything is amazing
  • José A.
    José AyalaJuly 29, 2016
    Free audio guide, amazing construction and gardens. Free umbrellas to protect you from sun shine. The line for the tram is slow, so consider to walk up (around 15 minutes, take the umbrella).
  • Brenda C.
    Brenda CantuJuly 16, 2016
    A whole day experience that will warm the hearts of art fanatics. And they have beer!
  • static_signal
    static_signalJuly 15, 2016
    Incredible views, architecture, landscape, and art. Like traveling to a faraway ancient Mediterranean city without leaving Los Angeles.
  • Sonay E.
    Sonay EzelJuly 3, 2016
    Art collections are amazing and has a spectacular view from level 2 :)
  • Sergio C.
    Sergio CerqueiraJuly 1, 2016
    Need a whole day to see everything. Great.
  • Paige K.
    Paige KaliskiJune 22, 2016
    probably one of the most breathtaking and incredible museums I've ever been to
  • Davaish S.
    Davaish SinghJune 6, 2016
    Beautiful museum and worth the trip to spend the day there. Make sure you are ready to walk! Also dont forget the gardens!!
  • Gaby C.
    Gaby CastilloJune 3, 2016
    Architecture, great views!
  • Wenzao L.
    Wenzao LiJune 3, 2016
    Be sure to arrive a little before opening. The line for the train is very long.
  • Paul T.
    Paul T.May 30, 2016
    Wear comfortable shoes and prepare to meander into beautiful paintings and sculptures. They have a beautiful collection of medieval masters.
  • Rodd S.
    Rodd SnookMay 29, 2016
    Come for the art, stay for the view.
  • Karen
    KarenMay 27, 2016
    Amazing views and great collection of art!
  • Amy K.
    Amy KoughanMay 25, 2016
    Amy Koughan is a talented professional who is dedicated to building her career.
  • Patrick S.
    Patrick SalviMay 18, 2016
    The Getty Center offers a substantial collection of art pieces including sculptures, paintings, stencils, photography, and is an almost unique place to look at the whole of Los Angeles at once.
  • Preetham S.
    Amazing museum with lots of things to see. If you want to see everything in detail, it'll definitely take one day. Entry free, parking $15.
  • Danny N.
    Danny NathanMay 5, 2016
    Great photo exhibits right now. The grounds are nice to wander. Looks like a Bond villain's hideaway or training camp.
  • Silvia B.
    Silvia Butta CaliceApril 21, 2016
    Very well explained. Attention to the details is sky high. Worth it
  • Kelly B.
    Kelly BlickApril 9, 2016
    The getty is an amazing resource!
  • Rachel L.
    Rachel LodinApril 5, 2016
    Beautiful gardens and scenery
  • Abdulrahman F.
    Abdulrahman FetyaniApril 3, 2016
    We came here afternoon, the shuttle was nice and comfy, very nice cafes and view, the gallery was amazing, Next trip to LA I will be back here.
  • Darlene J.
    Darlene JeffersonApril 1, 2016
    The tour of the Gardens was great! Our Guide was Very Knowledgeable.
  • Charlotte
    CharlotteMarch 18, 2016
    Don't leave without visiting the gardens.
  • ed p.
    ed petersonMarch 17, 2016
    Take the time to walk up the hill
  • Oleg Z.
    Oleg ZhogloMarch 4, 2016
    Stay for the sunset. It is incredible.
  • Bobby K.
    Bobby KennedyMarch 2, 2016
    Stunning views of LA, awesome architecture and incredible permanent and special exhibitions.
  • Moe S.
    Moe ShehataFebruary 22, 2016
    It's a beautiful museum with an innovational technique for train transportation to the museum from an off-site place.
  • SoCal S.
    SoCal SteveFebruary 19, 2016
    Paintings, the garden, make time to walk a lot.
  • ATILIO B.
    ATILIO BAGLIETTOFebruary 6, 2016
    Architecture, garden, museum, art
  • ATILIO B.
    ATILIO BAGLIETTOFebruary 6, 2016
    Architecture , garden , museum
  • Odile R.
    Odile RoujolJanuary 30, 2016
    Scenic view
  • Odile R.
    Odile RoujolJanuary 30, 2016
    The gardens! Beautiful architecture and place . View . Amazing collections . Best in January
  • Erik B.
    Erik BrokJanuary 25, 2016
    Great location
  • Zac M.
    Zac McCormickJanuary 24, 2016
    Amazing scenery and beautiful art. A must see when in LA.
  • Eduardo G.
    Eduardo GJanuary 18, 2016
    Nice view from outside
  • Crystal R.
    Crystal RighettiJanuary 12, 2016
    The French Tapestry exhibit is a must see.
  • Julie
    JulieJanuary 10, 2016
    This place is enormous!! Takes a whole day (or more) if you want to see it all. Special exhibits are really different.
  • Andy T.
    Andy TaoJanuary 7, 2016
    N - E - S - W. It's sorted from oldest to latest this way.
  • Ignacio S.
    Ignacio SammartinoJanuary 7, 2016
    avoid going on Sundays. It's packed.
  • Elena P.
    Elena PestrovaJanuary 7, 2016
    Amazing LA views
  • cft
    cftJanuary 2, 2016
    fantastic setup, visitors familiar with European museums may not be surprised by the content. Get there early (b 10am) to avoid parking access queues. follow sign-posted route, not googlemap.
  • Katia K.
    Katia KolodeznikovaDecember 30, 2015
    Amazing views, beautiful architecture
  • Kübra Z.
    Kübra ZenginDecember 23, 2015
    Architectural design is very nice! European art in US!
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AmbsDecember 21, 2015
    Beautiful place with a lot to take in
  • Jenny M.
    Jenny M.December 19, 2015
    free parking if you stay under an hour, after 4pm
  • Rachel C.
    Rachel CuevasDecember 17, 2015
    Scenic views, European art, paintings, sculptures.
  • Jaime V.
    Jaime VogelDecember 16, 2015
    Absolutely stunning
  • Susheila S.
    Susheila SheagleyNovember 22, 2015
    Ishiuchi Miyako Photography
  • Jake S.
    Jake SimmsNovember 21, 2015
    Have kids? Find the foam noodle display in the kids area and let them go crazy.
  • Melissa C.
    Melissa CabreraNovember 14, 2015
    Sculpture garden, Impressionism, Rococò
  • Vanessa S.
    Vanessa S.November 1, 2015
    A very beautiful and artistic museum! A must go!
  • Stephanie C.
    Stephanie ChenNovember 1, 2015
    I like to see the picture
  • Paul S.
    Paul SmithOctober 29, 2015
    Really an amazing museum. Had such great exhibits and the grounds were fantastic
  • Margaret M.
    Margaret McGlynnOctober 29, 2015
    View, talks, gardens, exhibits
  • Cameron M.
    Cameron MadduxOctober 24, 2015
    The audio tour was a bit disappointing. Everything else was enchanting!
  • Cuong L.
    Cuong LeOctober 20, 2015
    Best museum in L.A.
  • Ronita G.
    Ronita GriffinOctober 4, 2015
    Love the wide open space of the museum! The view amazing and tour very informative.
  • Cassandra M.
    Cassandra MonrroyOctober 2, 2015
    Take lots and lots of photos. The garden is amazing.
  • Paulina R.
    Paulina R. AlvaradoSeptember 27, 2015
    Love all the galleries & the view is spectacular.
  • Jose O.
    Jose OrtegaSeptember 27, 2015
    Great free museum. Nice views of LA.
  • Geo V.
    Geo VittoratosSeptember 20, 2015
    My favorite place in LA.
  • Juan Gonzalo G.
    Juan Gonzalo Gómez-LoperaSeptember 13, 2015
    Nice architecture, but hard to find with GPS
  • Eunice K.
    Eunice KimSeptember 13, 2015
    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.
  • Anna D.
    Anna DzyakSeptember 7, 2015
    great views
  • Matei P.
    Matei P.September 2, 2015
    Not to be missed. A reason to come to LA! Views, architecture and art!!
  • Holly S.
    Holly Spencer-DunnAugust 27, 2015
    Take the audio tour! The best I've ever been on AND it's free!
  • Isaiah J.
    Isaiah JaechAugust 19, 2015
    Check out their bronzes, it's a special exhibit, so it may not be there forever.
  • Rj S.
    Rj St ThomasAugust 13, 2015
    Such a very beautiful place! Really good for a first date!
  • Karlsson M.
    Karlsson MartinAugust 12, 2015
    Superb architecture, great exhibitions.
  • Alex M.
    Alex MalovAugust 10, 2015
    LA's best museum with stunning views of the city.
  • Khennjo D.
    Khennjo DelesAugust 5, 2015
    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
  • Leigh Anne Z.
    Worth a visit for the views alone.
  • Alessandro
    AlessandroJuly 31, 2015
    lots of amazing pictures
  • Rachel K.
    Rachel KJuly 29, 2015
    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.
  • Lou O.
    Lou OrtJuly 28, 2015
    Breathtaking, Beautiful Arts, Amazing Monuments.Very Therapeutic. Architectural Fabulous !
  • Sherry R.
    Sherry RenJuly 6, 2015
    They have umbrellas for you to use! Also iPod touch guides which run out quickly so go there early
  • T R
    T RJune 24, 2015
    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!
  • Stephanie M.
    Stephanie M.June 20, 2015
    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.
  • Mike M.
    Mike MoJune 17, 2015
    go on a sunny day for garden fun
  • Victoria W.
    Victoria WongJune 14, 2015
    The garden! Don't miss it
  • Go Find Alice
    Go Find AliceMay 28, 2015
    One of the best views of LA.
  • Joey G.
    Joey GibliMay 20, 2015
    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.
  • Juan A.
    Juan A.May 17, 2015
    Great views
  • Juan A.
    Juan A.May 17, 2015
    Spectacular views, garden and art
  • Moshe S.
    Moshe SananesMay 16, 2015
    Impresionists and the view of L.A
  • Karsten M.
    Karsten McVayMay 12, 2015
    A beautiful museum with great views of DTLA
  • David B.
    David BrowneMay 3, 2015
    Beautiful architecture and surrounding gardens
  • Hillary N.
    Hillary NoelleApril 27, 2015
    I felt enriched by the exhibits - particularly the paintings and home decor. Beautiful lawn and sculptures. Great view. Can go wrong. Free. $15 parking
  • Christian O.
    Christian OrtizApril 23, 2015
    Beautiful collection and architecture
  • Jennifer M.
    Jennifer MaasApril 20, 2015
    Great place for a picnic. Enjoy one of the most gorgeous views in LA
  • Melissa P.
    Melissa PurnerApril 8, 2015
    Collections and exhibits are fab but the real gem is the lawn...hike up instead of that horrendous tram wait
  • Hannah B.
    Hannah BerranApril 1, 2015
    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..
  • Allison K.
    Allison KasicMarch 30, 2015
    The gardens and views are better than the art.
  • g o.
    g oconnorMarch 29, 2015
    Lovely spaces.
  • g o.
    g oconnorMarch 29, 2015
    Architecture!
  • g o.
    g oconnorMarch 29, 2015
    Sunday Cafe and nice galleries to stroll.
  • Alicia C.
    Alicia CasilliMarch 28, 2015
    Family Festival days are awesome. Come early to beat the crowds.
  • Michael P.
    Michael PlasmeierMarch 28, 2015
    Tram line too long? You can walk 3/4 of a mile
  • Michael P.
    Michael PlasmeierMarch 28, 2015
    Today (Sat around noon) the parking garage was completely full. Spent 25 minutes circling for a spot
  • Peter N.
    Peter NormsMarch 25, 2015
    If you live in LA you've been here once or five times whether it was a field trip or taking out of towns friends to come see our glorious paintings.
  • Justin M.
    Justin McCammonMarch 25, 2015
    Trying to get someone to fall in love with you and LA at the same time? Take them here for the views and the grounds, skip the art. Worked for me.
  • Sofia U.
    Sofia UzMarch 15, 2015
    Do yourself a favor and visit this museum while in LA. Amazing architecture views views, not to mention a great permanent collection
  • George
    GeorgeMarch 6, 2015
    Although you can buy drinks just before you enter the exhibition areas, you can't actually hold the drinks once you're inside any exhibit building - so get ready to shove them in your pocket or bag!
  • Wayner B.
    Wayner BechelliMarch 5, 2015
    A beautiful landmark! Van Gogh's fans, go ahead! 🎑
  • Natalie J.
    Natalie JaegerMarch 5, 2015
    Such a great place for a leisurely Saturday or Sunday. Beautiful views of Los Angeles and stunning architecture is really the draw.
  • Pete I.
    Pete IppelFebruary 28, 2015
    The garden is so relaxing after traffic on the 405.
  • Neiki U.
    Neiki UllahFebruary 26, 2015
    Great, easy stop for tourists or locals. A really unique and clear view of the city plus cool art inside.
  • Alden C.
    Alden CatesFebruary 23, 2015
    This may very well be my new favorite museum. The architecture is beautiful. Go before noon, beat the crowd! Cafe has delicious food if a little pricy.
  • Tessa C.
    Tessa CaetanoFebruary 19, 2015
    Really nice to go alone so you can take your time looking at the things you want to look at.
  • Hiran T.
    Hiran TudaweFebruary 17, 2015
    This is a place with a view! Try the Italian Soda outside in the cart.
  • Ana L.
    Ana LadygazpachoFebruary 10, 2015
    The views, the architecture, the light, you will forget that you wanted to see the exhibitions!
  • Roger V.
    Roger VadoczFebruary 8, 2015
    they have some really great exhibits here, watch and see what artist is coming through town
  • Rune S.
    Rune SovndahlFebruary 3, 2015
    The views are great the garden is an excellent place to hang out and you have wifi and can work from here while people spotting
  • Thirsty J.
    Thirsty JamesFebruary 1, 2015
    I love that there's an amazing view at every point, wander the grounds and take pics!
  • Debbie S.
    Debbie SpenceJanuary 16, 2015
    Amazing collection go out on the balcony of the west pavilion for panoramic views of the city
  • Sophyan J.
    Sophyan JulioJanuary 16, 2015
    I learnt a lot about the campus from the Architecture tour
  • Anastasia M.
    Anastasia MyJanuary 14, 2015
    Amazing museum with wonderful territory
  • Suning Z.
    Suning ZhangJanuary 11, 2015
    Huge art collection there!! Be prepared to spend entire day in this private owned architecture, you would love it.
  • Otu A.
    Otu AmissineJanuary 7, 2015
    Great historic place. Best view of Los Angeles.
  • Jon C.
    Jon ChristmanJanuary 3, 2015
    Don't wait in line for the tram. Just walk 3/4 of a mile!
  • Marc F.
    Marc Fernandez ♊December 27, 2014
    When coming up the ramp from the garden to the museum ramp tap your palms on the wall and it makes sounds.
  • Armando D.
    Armando DavidDecember 25, 2014
    enjoy holiday at this museum, best experience here when visit at LA Read more
  • Jan W.
    Jan W.December 23, 2014
    Amazing view over LA and a stunning architecture. The cafeteria is very good too.
  • Brett N.
    Brett NoceriniDecember 21, 2014
    Must park in deck and take team. $15 unless you uber it.
  • Vivek G.
    Vivek GuptaDecember 14, 2014
    If you're interested in architecture, especially Meier, take the architectural tour (usually every hour). The guides are very knowledgeable, although this tour does last for 1h, so budget accordingly.
  • Lena S.
    Lena SyOctober 29, 2014
    Exploring and enjoying art work
  • Felix J.
    Felix JCOctober 14, 2014
    Incredible location and great art
  • Noah W.
    Noah WeissOctober 13, 2014
    Come for the scenic views, Richard Meier architecture, and sculpture garden. The art collection is mediocre, but admission is free.
  • Patrick W.
    Patrick WittOctober 12, 2014
    Great views
  • Nora D.
    Nora De WitSeptember 30, 2014
    Wonderful place! Enjoy the view and the garden and go look at the amazing collection.
  • Catherine H.
    Catherine HollySeptember 25, 2014
    Get an Italian soda and take pics on the roof !
  • Jennifer
    JenniferSeptember 20, 2014
    Always take one of the free tours - they're 45 minutes, but the docents are fantastic. Check the Information Desk for tour times.
  • Merve G.
    Merve GoysariSeptember 19, 2014
    Back at this beautiful place after a decade! Hasn't changed a bit and that's a good thing! Still has the beautiful garden... scenic view and the relaxing lawn! Perfect Sunday hangout spot! ♡
  • Jessie L.
    Jessie LeeSeptember 11, 2014
    Great collection. Nice view during the sunset and this museum does not have a cover charge
  • Monica C.
    Monica CalderonSeptember 6, 2014
    #FitForYou
  • Jamie B.
    Jamie BelskyAugust 28, 2014
    Great place to get some work done if you can fight the traffic.
  • Justin O.
    Justin OrdovezaAugust 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The museum is free but you have to pay for parking. The gardens are a must see and research ahead for traveling exhibits.
  • James T.
    James TAugust 18, 2014
    Great spot for a picnic and a view.
  • Nina J.
    Nina JAugust 16, 2014
    beautiful landscape & architecture, visit all the galleries to see art & learn about the history of it
  • Daniel M.
    Daniel MarkhamAugust 16, 2014
    The space, the view, the art… take any of the tours.
  • Micah G.
    Micah GAugust 15, 2014
    Sweeping city views and historic art. Awesome!
  • Felipe B.
    Felipe BayAugust 13, 2014
    Even if you don't like museums you should visit. Greats views of LA and live music late in the day (check online which days)
  • Jennifer R.
    Jennifer RJuly 13, 2014
    Take he architecture tour. It's free and takes about 45min. You will learn so many things that will make you appreciate the Getty Center even more!
  • Sam D.
    Sam DuffyJuly 2, 2014
    The free architectural tour is a gem, ours given by a passionate volunteer who clearly loves the building and landscape.
  • E T.
    E TMay 28, 2014
    Head to the outside of the South Pavilion for some killer LA view. And cacti too
  • Jeoffrey C.
    Jeoffrey ChioMay 28, 2014
    Boring if not interested in arts
  • Anindya B.
    Anindya BasuMay 26, 2014
    The gardens are really pretty!
  • Paulina R.
    Paulina RamirezMay 11, 2014
    Best views of the city.
  • Mateus M.
    Mateus MarchetiMay 8, 2014
    Probably one of the most beautiful and exciting places to know in LA. And free. And works. Try to spend a spring afternoon and have some wine on the grass. Relaxing.
  • John K.
    John KennellyMay 3, 2014
    Don't ignore the "authorized personnel only" signs. You will be caught in under 4 minutes.
  • Wil V.
    Wil Van den boschApril 28, 2014
    Join the architect tour.
  • DJLYRiQ
    DJLYRiQApril 18, 2014
    Take Sepulveda Blvd up instead of 405 and skip all the nasty traffic.
  • Imran A.
    Imran AhmedApril 6, 2014
    The views of LA are a thing of beauty! Such an enjoyable atmosphere. IF you need to get around LA without a car, use the UBER app. If you use the code: UBERNEF you get $20 on your first ride!
  • Pamela A.
    Pamela AbbottMarch 27, 2014
    Tip: Watch the sun set in the beautiful gardens (the museum is free after 5 on Saturdays).
  • Annya B.
    Annya BoMarch 16, 2014
    You can spend here the whole day. It's unbelievable!
  • Tyler M.
    Tyler McCoyMarch 4, 2014
    Can't see it all in one day
  • Christine S.
    Christine ShinFebruary 26, 2014
    Pack a picnic and enjoy the grounds!
  • DailyCandy
    DailyCandyFebruary 25, 2014
    With a collection including works by Gustav Klimt, Auguste Rodin, & Man Ray,plus a revolving roster of exhibitions, breaking for refreshments is a must: The on-site restaurant and cafes are a godsend.
  • John A.
    John AiraksinenFebruary 23, 2014
    Worth a visit just for the view and architecture!
  • Blake W.
    Blake WhealyFebruary 18, 2014
    Great, great, great. Manageable exhibits, beautiful gardens, architecturally delightful.
  • Pierre B.
    Pierre BiondoFebruary 13, 2014
    It's free to get in, you just pay for the parking pass. I guarantee that you will be here for at least 1 hour.
  • Noonah
    NoonahJanuary 26, 2014
    Beautiful! Amazing gardens, landscape, & art! The west pavilion has the best collection of art in the museum: From Monet, Renoir, to Van Gogh!
  • 420 c.
    420 cokewhoreJanuary 21, 2014
    pretty awesome place.. nice place for a date
  • Elizabeth F.
    Elizabeth FernandezJanuary 7, 2014
    The getty!!!! 😊
  • Rachel M.
    Rachel MutiaJanuary 6, 2014
    Allot a whole day for this to make the most out of the stay. The Getty not only has beautiful artworks but a spectacular view as well. Also a great place to read and relax.
  • Shana R.
    Shana RayDecember 29, 2013
    Don't be surprised if it takes you up to an hour to get into the parking garage & up the tram on the weekend.
  • Kendall C.
    Kendall ChildsDecember 28, 2013
    Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Maarten H.
    Maarten HofmanDecember 20, 2013
    The garden tour is worthwhile, as it adds lots of history.
  • mate late
    mate lateDecember 17, 2013
    Awesome! Free entry, free wifi. You only pay for parking. Great views of LA. A must see in LA
  • CarolSue H.
    CarolSue HilbornDecember 2, 2013
    Amazing Sunsets
  • June P.
    June PecchiaNovember 24, 2013
    question.. has anyone else been able to "check-in" and get the 20% off in getty store online offered here on foursquare? I'm getting tired of trying....
  • Alberto J S M.
    Alberto J S Moreau DOctober 31, 2013
    Excellent from the tram to the site, it is amazing to see all around this place, reccomend it as #1 in LA
  • Clint G.
    Clint GolubOctober 26, 2013
    One of the finest museums in LA. Rent an audio player for added information on displays. Explore the grounds and always check out the interactive displays scattered throughout each exhibit.
  • Serena Y.
    Serena YimOctober 24, 2013
    be prepared to do a lot of walking so that you can feast your eyes on the multitude of art, everywhere you look. the buildings themselves, are a work of art in themselves.
  • Nancy C.
    Nancy CastanedaOctober 6, 2013
    If is sunny get the umbrella and don't forget your ipod guide at th front desk. Everything is free.
  • Ignis Dalini E.
    Ignis Dalini EcheverriSeptember 30, 2013
    If you want a huge musseum with fabulous artworks from all periods (since classics to moderns), with an espectacular view of LA valley, and FREE admition, you are in the right place :) Enjoy!
  • Kevin R.
    Kevin ReillySeptember 29, 2013
    One of the most beautiful places in LA!
  • Humberto J.
    Humberto JimenezSeptember 16, 2013
    Awesome place, you have to visit multiple times in order to see everything
  • Kelly P.
    Kelly PollenAugust 30, 2013
    I like their settings but not the collection. It's also quite challenging to navigate thru the buildings and exhibit room.
  • May S.
    May SelbyAugust 28, 2013
    Despite the iconic steps, still is stroller friendly ...
  • Gianpietro S.
    Gianpietro SegatoAugust 6, 2013
    Fantastic.Free.The view over L.A. is breathtaking
  • Kat L.
    Kat LevyAugust 4, 2013
    Not a museum person, was required to go for a class, went alone and ended up having one of the best days! Museum was gorgeous & interesting. Great thing to try if you want some culture in your life!
  • laurie h.
    laurie hickeyAugust 2, 2013
    Great place to check out even as a non art lover. The views, grounds and architecture are amazing! The tram ride up the side of the hill from the parking lot is cool and best of all its free after 5pm
  • Julie G.
    Julie GiorgadzeAugust 1, 2013
    Splended!!!
  • Juan Camilo G.
    Juan Camilo Gallo-H.August 1, 2013
    Highly recommended
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesAugust 1, 2013
    Enjoy art, architecture and free admission. Parking is $10.
  • Jana L.
    Jana L.July 29, 2013
    Beautiful! The café is actually quite good, and has a lovely view. If you're on a budget, you can bring a lunch and eat out in the lawns overlooking the garden and with a panoramic view of LA.
  • Alessandro M.
    Alessandro ManciniJuly 27, 2013
    Great museum worth a visit
  • Seasons 52
    Seasons 52July 26, 2013
    The museum has endless exhibits with stunning views of the LA. Best part - it's free.
  • Ramsey K.
    Ramsey KouriJuly 21, 2013
    Parking isn't free after 5, but it is 10.00. Museum is always free!
  • Cac F.
    Cac FinerJuly 12, 2013
    Both of the Getty Museums are amazing... It has been a while since I was there.. but it is a good place to visit and you dont need to have a lot of money to do so.
  • Paula W.
    Paula WagnerJuly 11, 2013
    Breathtaking views and beautiful gardens.
  • Nada A.
    Nada AudiiJuly 6, 2013
    wonderful art pieces done by the great masters of art
  • Avi S.
    Avi SchwabJuly 5, 2013
    Ditch the tram and enjoy the 3/4 mile walk up to the museum.
  • Steven S.
    Steven SantinelliJune 25, 2013
    We went for a tour of the gardens, which, were just incredible. Hope to get back and see the incredible art!
  • Jessica O.
    Jessica OrmenoJune 13, 2013
    Great museum, take the highlights tour at 11 am. It is free for the public and has great views of Los Angeles. The buildings have a very interesting and modern architecture
  • Jenny O.
    Jenny O'ConnellJune 12, 2013
    Do a Collections Highlights tour...it was really interesting and easy to follow with headsets to listen to the guide.
  • Jun D.
    Jun DMay 26, 2013
    A must see for Art aficionados!!! Marvelous collections!
  • Ashley D.
    Ashley DrewMay 16, 2013
    Move from right to left in front of Monet's Cathedral to catch the sunrise.
  • Rogelio V.
    Near Van Goghs irises there is a awesome balcony with an awesome view that most people neglect! Good photo op!
  • Ian P.
    Ian PeachMay 1, 2013
    Try their own brownies in a cafe downstairs near entrance. Best brownies in my life.
  • Kay T.
    Kay TApril 27, 2013
    Great one, and - free admission, which is phenomenal for LA where they tend to charge for every attraction. Amazing collection and great exhibitions!
  • AyeMin A.
    AyeMin AyeMinsApril 20, 2013
    Garden is good. Lots of pics to take. Nice look out for the city. Lady Gaga pictures and painting everywhere! :)
  • Kira R.
    Kira RychkovaApril 12, 2013
    Love the way museums are made in the US, it so much looks like heaven!
  • Ian K.
    Ian KennedyApril 7, 2013
    Pick up a ticket & free parking pass for the Getty Villa on your way out.
  • Tiffanie T.
    Tiffanie TaMarch 28, 2013
    Check in here once you want to buy something. 20% off the shops, only!
  • Joe L.
    Joe LaszloMarch 27, 2013
    Be sure to bring your sunglasses--the sunlight on the travertine is dazzlingly bright.
  • Cody C.
    Cody ColumbresMarch 19, 2013
    Awesome! You'll learn a lot
  • Olga D.
    Olga DinizMarch 15, 2013
    Jardins belíssimos. The most beautiful gardens.
  • Joanne P.
    Joanne PeressiniMarch 13, 2013
    Don't forget to check in before you hit gift shop for 20% off
  • Eran A.
    Eran ArkinFebruary 18, 2013
    Check in special
  • Tommy Hilfiger
    Tommy HilfigerFebruary 13, 2013
    "Overlooking the 405 Freeway, the Getty Museum is an oasis tucked away in the rolling Brentwood hills" -TH
  • sun k.
    sun kimJanuary 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    There's a cactus garden overlooking the west side and the 405
  • Chase M.
    Chase MatamorozDecember 30, 2012
    Come on a day when it's not crowded or the entire museum will smell like armpit. Wish I was exaggerating.
  • Chris R.
    Chris RoseDecember 30, 2012
    The location is spectacular, and the gardens are amazing. Plan to spend several hours here soaking up the scenery. Your experience will be enhanced if it's a sunny day!
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyOctober 14, 2012
    There are plenty of reasons to visit the Getty's shining fortress on the hill: the garden, the views, live music, the restaurant. Less well known is its fantastic photography collection!~Lisa Horowitz Read more
  • A.
    A.September 2, 2012
    In Santa Monica Mountains, one of the most expensive museums in the whole world, 30.1 billion $ ! worth visit.
  • Marie-Anne R.
    Marie-Anne RamondSeptember 1, 2012
    One of the most beautiful museum in the world!
  • Christine A.
    Christine AbregoAugust 26, 2012
    Love this place! Bring food tho...it's expensive!
  • Tim C.
    Tim CastroAugust 19, 2012
    Non-existent Cell reception at the top of the Hill, but free WiFi!
  • Chris E.
    Chris EdwardsAugust 14, 2012
    Be sure to eat in the Cafe. Food is amazing and very cheap. Portion size is great, you will not leave hungry.
  • Mika D.
    Mika DennyAugust 2, 2012
    Excited! Gustavo Klimt yahoo
  • Leah L.
    Leah LJuly 29, 2012
    Saturday's above the 405
  • Roger G.
    Roger GreerJuly 26, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get here early! Parking is first come, first served!
  • Caroline
    CarolineJuly 19, 2012
    The best museum I have ever been to, and I've been to a lot of museums. It has great views from up above, the gardens are beautiful, the building is crazy, and the art collection is fantastic.
  • Andrew W.
    Andrew WhiteJuly 10, 2012
    An LA gem. Simply a must on every level.
  • Anthony F.
    Anthony FordJuly 7, 2012
    Bring a jacket
  • Malu D.
    Malu DelgadoJune 29, 2012
    J. Paul Getty Museum!
  • Ion
    IonJune 17, 2012
    For Saturdays off the 405, bring a blanket and food for a great concert/picnic
  • Randall W.
    Randall WilsonJune 17, 2012
    This is a must see place for anyone visiting, especially because of the picturesque views featured there. Check out the garden over the summer!
  • Natalia Q.
    Natalia QuinteroJune 14, 2012
    Don't leave LA without enjoying this gem of a museum. You don't even have to look at the art, the space if beautiful enough.
  • Jenny S.
    Jenny Soo HooMay 31, 2012
    My fav place to bring out of town guests
  • Travel + Leisure
    Travel + LeisureMay 29, 2012
    On Saturday evenings, the museum is open until 9:00 pm and the sun sets dramatically over the terraces. Read more
  • A-Rod
    A-RodMay 27, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    The Getty Central Garden , artist Robert Irwin, has re-opened (Saturday 5/26/12) after several weeks due to some minor maintenance and some replanting.
  • A-Rod
    A-RodMay 27, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    New summer hours beginning Friday (6/1/12) Getty Center will be open until 2100 hrs (9:00 PM) both Fridays & Saturdays until September 23, 2012.
  • Harsh M.
    Harsh MehtaMay 22, 2012
    Check out the Herb Ritts exhibit. Its phenomenal!
  • Kenneth N.
    Kenneth NavranMay 11, 2012
    The exhibit of illuminated manuscripts is magnificent and closes on May 13.
  • A-Rod
    A-RodMay 8, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    No longer free parking after 5PM on Saturdays... now $5 off of normal parking fee only on Saturdays past 5PM or 1700 for you military types..like me :-)
  • Jennifer
    JenniferMay 8, 2012
    Admission is free, but parking is $15. FIFTEEN DOLLARS!?
  • TurkeyVision
    TurkeyVisionMay 4, 2012
    Don't miss the Villa in Malibu... The entrance is always free, advanced timed-entry ticket required at http://www.getty.edu/visit/
  • Ethan C.
    Ethan CohenApril 24, 2012
    Parking is now up to $15, but admission is still free.
  • Armand S.
    Armand SultanApril 24, 2012
    dont forget your camera. epic views
  • A-Rod
    A-RodApril 12, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Just to update one of the tips: The Getty Center does not have free parking after 5PM on Saturdays. It charges a reduced price from their normal fee.
  • Assurance Advertising
    Assurance AdvertisingMarch 29, 2012
    A great way to spend the day. Have a cozy picnic on the lawn, take amazing photos of surrounding city and/or architecture, and walk through the galleries to explore the many pieces on display.
  • A-Rod
    A-RodMarch 28, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    During the winter months you can see the most magnificent sunsets at closing time
  • K B.
    K BMarch 27, 2012
    There's always a WAY
  • Bodybuilding.com
    Bodybuilding.comMarch 16, 2012
    Learn about the arts and hit the gym! It's time to transform! Check out our Find A Plan and get started today! http://bbcom.me/FOkz68
  • Co L.
    Co LuongMarch 16, 2012
    Avoid going to the Getty during the weekend. Best time to visit is from Tuesday to Thursday. The museum is closed on Monday. The Central Garden is closed until mid-May.
  • Frank M.
    Frank MullensFebruary 22, 2012
    A wonderful place to spend the day or evening for that matter! Bring a picnic lunch/dinner and $15 for parking. Don't want to bring food, dining options are great too. An amazing place.
  • Daniele L.
    Daniele LattanziFebruary 7, 2012
    I've been there and the place is awesome!! incredible arts & view..and they have an incredible garden.. Wow.. If you love the arts and you like to know a relaxing place... Getty Museum is the place...
  • Bel R.
    Bel RagayFebruary 5, 2012
    Get the app and find the nearest In-n-out burger.
  • Pacific Standard Time
    Pacific Standard TimeFebruary 3, 2012
    These two exhibits are worth experiencing before they close on 2.5.12: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture 1950-1970 & Greetings from L.A.: Artists and Publics 1945-1980.
  • Ellen L.
    Ellen LumbardJanuary 31, 2012
    Go to the far left corner past the fountain and go up those stairs. The most amazing view of the city!
  • Chitra G.
    Chitra GuruJanuary 21, 2012
    Awesome architecture, spectacular paintings/pieces! Definitely worth a day's visit.
  • Bagel B.
    Bagel BradJanuary 10, 2012
    Want beautiful views of Los Angeles and Amazing art!? The Getty Center is perfect for both! Bring your camera for long lasting memories.
  • Kelly L.
    Kelly L.January 8, 2012
    Visit Van Gogh's "Irises" on the top floor of the West Pavilion. The free audio tour that you get in the main building is def worth listening to. Do the tour of the Getty Grounds too.
  • Juston P.
    Juston PayneJanuary 8, 2012
    Come for the art. Come for the architecture. Come for the gardens. Come for the food. Just come here.
  • Andrew N.
    Andrew NystromDecember 27, 2011
    Park early then walk the 3/4mi up alongside the tram to grab a coffee atop your own private hilltop retreat. Then take the 11am Collection Highlights tour.
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Steve W.
    Steve WorkmanDecember 18, 2011
    Take the architecture tour! It will really enhance your visit.
  • Kim C.
    Kim CruzDecember 15, 2011
    Get a 20% off in the Museum Store.
  • Nicole K.
    Nicole KeckeisenNovember 29, 2011
    Van Gogh. 
  • Julian N.
    Julian NamNovember 25, 2011
    via LA Mag: Comp umbrella use, free coat check, orientation theater, free headphone guide, and loaner pencils & clipboards. Their human chain of docents is eager to answer any question. Class act!
  • Delyn C.
    Delyn ChowNovember 17, 2011
    $15 parking
  • Eric S.
    Eric ShaneNovember 17, 2011
    Wear comfortable shoes and go on a clear day. You will want to explore the grounds and the architecture, and experience the views.
  • Adam F.
    Adam FranitzaNovember 4, 2011
    must see if you like art.
  • Ugurcan K.
    Ugurcan KaraOctober 29, 2011
    The Getty's many terraces offer fabulous views of the sunset. The best place to watch is from the Garden Terrace Cafe
  • ExperienceLA
    ExperienceLAOctober 25, 2011
    "From Start To Finish" chronicles the making and conservation of De Wain Valentine's monumental polyester and resin 12ft x 8ft sculpture, abandoned in 1975 and completed for PST. Read more
  • Getty Museum Pig
    Getty Museum PigOctober 24, 2011
    Use Google Goggles on your Android™ or iPhone® to explore the paintings collection. Details & download info: http://mobile.getty.edu/gettygoggles/
  • Don O.
    Don OkudaOctober 10, 2011
    How to save money at The Getty: Catch the bus to here and bring plenty of Cliff Bars. Or come on Saturday after 5pm (parking is free then) but still bring the Cliff Bars.
  • Daniel L.
    Daniel L.October 9, 2011
    Breathtaking views, romantic gardens and patios, plenty of picnic lawn and table spaces ... Pack a snack and come up in the later afternoon to watch the sunset.
  • Erin M.
    Erin ManningOctober 1, 2011
    Take advantage of all the beautiful, natural light at the Getty. From the views, the art, the architecture, and the gardens - there is so much to shoot, any time of day.
  • Frank M H.
    Frank M HernandezSeptember 28, 2011
    Rainy days are the best to see everything gloss and shine or just after a good rain for clear views across LA. Umbrellas are provided for you at the front.
  • Jan v.
    Jan van der VeenSeptember 21, 2011
    Try the garlic fries at the cafe!
  • DHR.com
    DHR.comSeptember 20, 2011
    The Getty Center in Brentwood has an impressive collection of works from as early as before the 20th century. You'll find Van Gogh's Irises here, and also don't miss the huge Central Garden. Free.
  • Flo G.
    Flo GSeptember 18, 2011
    Don't miss the gardens, most beautiful part of this extraordinary building
  • Hailey C.
    Hailey CrowelSeptember 18, 2011
    Hands down, my favorite place in LA. Nothing like a nice afternoon spent in the sunny gardens.
  • Jim C.
    Jim ColganSeptember 18, 2011
    Take Mulholland if you want the journey AND the destination.
  • Biola University
    Biola UniversitySeptember 14, 2011
    One of L.A.'s best museums and most spectacular architectural wonders. Don't miss the amazing gardens!
  • David C.
    David CaffreySeptember 14, 2011
    The Getty museum itself is one of the most innovative and contemporary buildings, I have ever seen. The art works consisted of ancient European art and medieval tapestries. which surprised me
  • Pietre di Rapolano
    Pietre di RapolanoSeptember 2, 2011
    Beuatiful Architecture by Sir Richatd Meyer! The use of Italian travertine in superbe!
  • Vincent R.
    Vincent RamosSeptember 1, 2011
    The outdoor gardens and the views are fantastic, but do spend time with the amazing indoor offerings: incredible European art, from Van Gogh to Titian.
  • Jay W.
    Jay WestSeptember 1, 2011
    This place probably has one of the best views included with The Griffin Observatory!
  • Gloria E.
    Gloria ElizabethAugust 28, 2011
    AMAZING Views! Don't forget your camera and maybe pack a picnic!
  • Johnathan N.
    Johnathan NguyenAugust 23, 2011
    Parking is $15, but the museum is free. The scenery is beautiful, but it gets hot. Bring some water or visit the Cafe to keep hydrated.
  • Cilt & Co.
    Cilt & Co.August 22, 2011
    The weekends are predictably crowded and parking can get tricky. Aside from that, the Getty is quite stunning, inside and out.
  • Allison J.
    Allison JurkowskiAugust 13, 2011
    Worst parking EVER!
  • Aurora I.
    Aurora IncardonaAugust 9, 2011
    Charming white masterpiece hitting straight your soul. A place to be at least twice in a lifetime.
  • Nokia
    NokiaAugust 9, 2011
    World-class art on display with no entrance fee to the museum. Have your smartphone ready and take photos of the breathtaking view over Los Angeles!
  • Emma S.
    Emma SAugust 3, 2011
    The architecture tour was fun, amazing, and completely interesting! I learned so many cool facts!
  • James W.
    James WadeJuly 31, 2011
    Instead of purchasing an audio tour you can use Google Goggles on your smart phone and take a picture of any piece of art to hear the history of it. It works great... Don't forget your earpiece!!
  • David R.
    David RoJuly 28, 2011
    Summer visit can be touristy, but the views from above are undeniable, as is the architecture of the entire complex. Read more
  • The Standard
    The StandardJuly 19, 2011
    Especially in the summer the epic views at the Getty shouldn't be missed! Check the Saturdays off the 405 schedule for live performances!
  • Gail H.
    Gail HJuly 10, 2011
    Saturdays off the 405 in the summer are the best! Go early, catch an exhibit beforehand. P.s. free parking after 5 pm.
  • Rex W.
    Rex WuiJuly 4, 2011
    Get there before everyone else does for some fantastic photography!
  • Gen
    GenJune 26, 2011
    Free parking after 5 on Saturdays
  • Steve S.
    Steve SchlenkJune 25, 2011
    Arrive early to avoid the crowds. Visiting is a must!
  • Donny O.
    Donny OlyaieJune 20, 2011
    The Getty does NOT show any modern art. Despite the constructivist wallpaper in the parking garage.
  • Zach B.
    Zach BehrensMay 22, 2011
    My favorite tours are the gardens and architecture ones.
  • Krystle W.
    Krystle WallisMay 22, 2011
    i love the getty.
  • Alexandra C.
    Alexandra CortezMay 17, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    The store in the entrance hall is under construction. It relocated to the west pavilion plaza level. So now the west pavilion has a total of 3 shops.
  • Charles O.
    Charles OBrienApril 23, 2011
    Parking would be more than sufficient (and easier!) if people didn't insist on parking their SUVs in compact spaces.
  • JulienF
    JulienFApril 16, 2011
    Nice art museum + nice view on L.A. skyline !
  • Manny H.
    Manny HaqueApril 12, 2011
    was at getty this weekend, 3 year old niece kept on wanting to touch every paiting like she had OCD
  • Erin E.
    Erin EglestonApril 10, 2011
    A great place to experiment with abstract photography...
  • Jonathan N.
    Jonathan NowakApril 2, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The museum is free EVERY DAY. You only pay for parking. Take a bus, and the entire day at the Getty is free.
  • Habhey R.
    Habhey RumyaraMarch 27, 2011
    good palace in LA
  • Ben T.
    Ben TepferMarch 18, 2011
    Bring your camera. You will make as much great art as you witness.
  • Ben B.
    Ben BasilanMarch 12, 2011
    Take the architecture tour. Worth the 45 mins of your time.
  • Gregory Graham D.
    Gregory Graham DaltonMarch 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Passion fruit iced tea from the garden cafe is epic
  • Lamar M.
    Lamar MorganFebruary 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If there is not a Foursquare Cling Sticker on display at this venue, you deserve to have one. Click the More Info link. Read more
  • James B.
    James B.February 21, 2011
    Throw on some fresh tunes... It could be a while!
  • Gereron S.
    Gereron ShepardFebruary 17, 2011
    405 Freeway Suck
  • Garrett E.
    Garrett EngbergFebruary 6, 2011
    An excellent romantic place to bring a date on a Saturday night, they are open till 9 pm and there are ample places to watch the sunset from.
  • Lamar M.
    Lamar MorganJanuary 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Learn to sparkle. Read more
  • Arthur
    ArthurJanuary 8, 2011
    Definitely take a nice camera, you will be taking lot's of pictures and do make sure to go on a warm day as its pretty chilly up there.
  • Alicia M.
    Alicia MDecember 26, 2010
    take the architecture tour
  • Kurt von Schleicher h.
    Like the art. Love the view of LA from up here too.
  • USA TODAY
    USA TODAYDecember 1, 2010
    In the Santa Monica Mountains, the Getty Center has a collection of European art and views of the Los Angeles basin. Read more
  • Kate M.
    Kate MorganNovember 20, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Free parking after 5...great views of Los Angeles and an amazing art collection. To relax during the day, come by for the botanical gardens...so beautiful.
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesOctober 13, 2010
    The Getty Center is the world’s most comprehensive arts, conservation and education institution
  • Chris S.
    Chris ShonOctober 10, 2010
    Its free on Saturdays after 5pm. If its not Saturday after 5, come back on Saturday after 5.
  • DesignBiz
    DesignBizSeptember 29, 2010
    Best route of travel is to start at the top of the garden, circle down, then take the ramp up to the South Pavillion. Remember that all the Pavillions are connects at the second floor level...it make
  • Paola R.
    Paola RoblesgilSeptember 25, 2010
    See the Engaged Observers exhibit.
  • Jerome
    JeromeSeptember 21, 2010
    Can't beat the price...
  • Lannon T.
    Lannon TSeptember 5, 2010
    The Gerome paintings and sculptures are not to be missed. Ending 9/14. So hurry.
  • Simon L.
    Simon LazenbyAugust 30, 2010
    Amazing place out of LA's hustle, go early, take a picnic and feel re-energized!
  • Jackee F.
    Jackee F.August 17, 2010
    beauty, envisioned by the best creator...
  • Juicy Couture
    Juicy CoutureAugust 16, 2010
    Some of the most beautiful, stunning grounds you’ll ever see, not to mention architecture, thanks to Richard Meier.
  • Mark S.
    Mark ShramekAugust 14, 2010
    Must see the Jean Gerome gallery, simply amazing
  • Yvonne L.
    Yvonne LeowAugust 8, 2010
    Must check out the documentary photography exhibit. Stunning and awe-inspiring visuals.
  • Julian C.
    Julian ChowAugust 8, 2010
    don't forget to check out the view of the Santa Monica mountains
  • Lynn R.
    Lynn RoseAugust 6, 2010
    Be sure to leave time to absorb the greatest masterpiece and that is...NATURE. Drink in the view and explore the garden walkway. ENJOY!
  • Stefi C.
    Stefi ChiuAugust 4, 2010
    Pack for a nice picnic on the lawn and the best part--they serve alcohol! $5 for beer and $20 for a bottle of house red or white wine. :)
  • Carla
    CarlaAugust 2, 2010
    Last time I was there I discovered that you can bring your own or buy a bottle of wine at the cafe and enjoy it out on the lawn. A great spot for a romantic afternoon! Read more
  • Lewis M.
    Lewis MashJuly 21, 2010
    Amazing art, but if you like European history, head over to the furnishing exhibits. Tapestries and furniture from Lois XIV castle and more!! Amazing!!!!
  • Irma B.
    Irma BarriosJuly 18, 2010
    Make sure you visit the beautiful garden and soak in the landscape. Read more
  • Dan M.
    Dan MilanoJuly 18, 2010
    Don't miss the incredible detailed Dutch paintings in the upper level of the East Pavilion.
  • CJ
    CJJuly 2, 2010
    Beautiful garden area and view. Excellent exhibits.
  • Dora
    DoraJune 28, 2010
    Kids love riding at the very front seat of the monorail; remember that the back becomes the front when it heads out again.Powered by ParentsConnect.com Read more
  • Ben D.
    Ben DayJune 23, 2010
    It's quite the view, great stop for lunch, plan for longer than you'd expect
  • David L.
    David LunaJune 19, 2010
    Please don't do the walk up the hill its not 15 min walk
  • Doug W.
    Doug WrightJune 13, 2010
    A must see- architecture, art, great people-watching - come every time I'm in LA
  • Doug W.
    Doug WrightJune 13, 2010
    One of my absolute favorite places in LA - A Must see for art and architecture bugs - great people watching
  • Joy
    JoyJune 9, 2010
    Free after 5pm on Saturday nights (closes at 9pm). Great place for dates and to watch the sunset. Read more
  • Murfdipity
    MurfdipityJune 6, 2010
    Be sure to take the train, it's a looooong walk (but still totally worth it for the Getty).
  • @johnnyg_79
    @johnnyg_79June 2, 2010
    Had a great time at the Getty. The exhibits are always great and on a clear day you have some of the best views of LA.
  • Mark H.
    Mark HaileMay 18, 2010
    Going on Mother's Day seemed like a bright idea; the weather was gorgeous. A great many others had the same idea, unfortunately (but not so many that it was too crowded to enjoy the galleries).
  • Joseph R.
    Joseph RogersMay 13, 2010
    free parking if you ride a two-wheeled vehicle.
  • Alaa "Ally" T.
    Alaa "Ally" TatumApril 27, 2010
    The art, the views, the architecture, the gardens... what's not to love? It's a great way to spend a day.
  • Michael P.
    Michael ParkerApril 25, 2010
    Bring your lunch and don't forget to check out the grounds. When I brought my wife here for the first time, we brought sandwiches that we ate while sitting in the gardens.
  • Erica S.
    Erica SwallowApril 14, 2010
    Don't miss this architectural beauty. Take a tour to learn more about how the center was constructed. Marvel at the garden. Scope out the 20th-century paintings.
  • KKB
    KKBApril 9, 2010
    on a clear day, you can see catalina ... best combined indoor/outdoor experience in southern california, hands down ;-). Read more
  • Tristan C.
    Tristan CannizzaroApril 5, 2010
    DaVinci exhibit up right now. Also the Making of a copper statue exhibit is really interesting.
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WhalenApril 5, 2010
    Gorgeous, and amazing, and awe-inspiring. Free admission. Parking is $15. Pack a picnic lunch, and bring your camera. Best views of Los Angeles and the surrounding areas I've seen on my trip. Read more
  • Kelly L.
    Kelly LowApril 1, 2010
    Crab cakes and Seared Ahi Tuna Nicoise...sublime!
  • Adrian G.
    Adrian GarciaMarch 21, 2010
    Saturdays after five are awesome! Free parking, you don't have to pay the $15! Stays open till night and make sure to bring a camera. Be sure to see the outdoor stuff first if you go after 5.
  • Kayla R.
    Kayla RichardsonMarch 21, 2010
    Gorgeous paintings. Van gogh and Renoir. The goddess statues are amazing.
  • Juan G.
    Juan GallardoMarch 20, 2010
    Don't miss the Garden tour.
  • Ali Z.
    Ali ZiaeeMarch 17, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Go to the Pan aroma point, it at the back of the center. A must see place. Ans for a better view, go to the balcony which is to the left of the blue marble fountain using the external stairs...
  • 365CheapDates.com K.
    Check out the FREE monthly events. Parking is FREE after 5 PM on Saturdays. This was Cheap Date Idea #32 on my blog. Read more
  • Joanna P.
    Joanna PetersMarch 11, 2010
    Take a bottle of wine and a picnic blanket and sit out on the grass overlooking the flower garden.
  • Jessica M.
    Jessica MMarch 5, 2010
    The Getty has beautiful gardens so forgo the expensive cafeteria food and bring a picnic so you can truly enjoy the beautiful landscaping. (and it's a great cheap date!)
  • Mark J.
    Mark JohnsonFebruary 26, 2010
    Cool way to spend a afternoon. Read more
  • Kathryn S.
    Kathryn StuartFebruary 17, 2010
    Great place to take a daytime date. Is closed on Mondays unfortunately. The views are absolutely breathtaking. Thanks philanthropist, Mr. Getty!
  • Maybs M.
    Maybs MFebruary 15, 2010
    Go on a Saturday after 5pm for free parking.
  • Matthew K.
    Matthew KirschFebruary 15, 2010
    The garden smells like meatballs, in a good way!
  • Eric P.
    Eric PallottaFebruary 4, 2010
    See my photo. Just a beautiful spot in LA.
  • Valentine's Day Movie
    Valentine's Day MovieFebruary 2, 2010
    The museum is free after 5pm on Saturdays. Stroll between galleries or through the gardens for spectacular sunset views. Take advantage of the free wi-fi as you walk through the galleries. #vday
  • Lisa B.
    Lisa BucklandJanuary 31, 2010
    Ride ur moto and park for free at the bottom of the pkg garage.
  • Richard L.
    Richard LiuJanuary 30, 2010
    The grounds and view are the best part. Bring a picnic to enjoy the afternoon.
  • Heather M.
    Heather McConnellJanuary 19, 2010
    One of the best places in LA. Leonardo da Vinci is coming soon they told us, will certainly be back for that.
  • den
    denJanuary 11, 2010
    Saturdays are free! parking free too after five. nice to stroll around. Read more
  • Lisa B.
    Lisa BJanuary 4, 2010
    Take the tram up, but walk back. An easy 15 minute walk downhill. Go on a Saturday after 5 and save the $15 parking fee. Read more
  • Emily V.
    Emily Van NordenDecember 30, 2009
    this is a great place to go when you have a craving for some free culture and art. Just pay for parking and take the tram up for amazing views and ancient artifacts!
  • Harry H.
    Harry HaberDecember 17, 2009
    Go on a nice clear day, so you can see for miles and miles. Don't forget to bring a camera.
  • Christine S.
    Christine StoudnorDecember 8, 2009
    Ahhh, the Getty. What can I say, great place to bring a date, it's beautiful, romantic and you will definitely impress her/him....without spending a lot of money. One of my favorite places in LA.
  • Lola C.
    Lola ChickenpantNovember 11, 2009
    instead of taking the tram, wander around the sculpture garden, then hike to the top!
  • marc b.
    marc brownOctober 25, 2009
    free parking Saturday 5-9pm - the only night they are open late. always free admission
  • Eric N.
    Eric NakagawaOctober 16, 2009
    make sure the getty isn't closing an hou after you park.
  • Heather M.
    Heather McIntoshAugust 21, 2009
    If you ever have the chance, visit on a 1st and 3rd Sunday for the Drawing Hour.
  • Tim S.
    Tim SchulzAugust 8, 2009
    Visit the outdoor garden at the Getty Center.
  • Allison C.
    Allison CoronaJuly 26, 2009
    Leave the venue a little (15mins) early on one of their event nights. This way the tram line back to your car isn't nearly as long.
  • Jeff ✈.
    Jeff ✈June 29, 2009
    Best view of LA, sans the layer of smog that covers most of it up. Bring a bottle of wine and chill on the lawn until the guards throw you out.
  • Chad R.
    Chad RobinsonMarch 21, 2009
    Go see the exhibition of lacquer objects made in 15th-century Japan for export to the European market. They're incredibly detailed and beautiful. Admission is free!
  • Brian W.
    Brian WalshMarch 16, 2009
    bring wine and have a picnic on the lawn
  • Edgar A.
    Las pinturas son excelentes mi favorita es esta... sublime de verdad que a mi afortunada dama le hago uno igual ;)👌
  • Juan I.
    Todo es para observar y disfrutar la arquitectura, los jardines y las galerías de lo mejor
  • Rafa C.
    Los jardines, las salas y su arquitectura son espectaculares, un agasajo el esplendor del mármol y de las colecciones privadas más importantes del mundo
  • Mg O.
    Mg OtazoApril 7
    💯🙌🏻😍🙌🏻
  • Tiago G.
    Tiago GobbiFebruary 8
    Lugar top.
  • Mario D.
    Mario DiazNovember 2, 2016
    Un lugar increíble, lleno de arte, sus jardines son impresionantes y si quieres que te anime a que vengas es totalmente gratis. Si vienes o estás en Los Ángeles definitivamente tienes que conocerlo.
  • Cemil A.
    Cemil AksoyAugust 21, 2016
    LA'de kesinlikle gorulmesi gereken muazzam yerlerin en basinda gelen mekanlardan biri.
  • Roseli Mara Z.
    Que lugar lindo! Paisagens incríveis e acervo fantástico... Tem que fazer parte do roteiro Los Angeles 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼
  • bbo k.
    bbo kimJuly 16, 2016
    건축과 경관이 멋짐
  • Alexey E.
    Alexey ElxteMarch 30, 2016
    Очень красивый вид на город!
  • Won-Kyung S.
    Won-Kyung SungMarch 19, 2016
    산타모니카 정상에 위치해서 LA의 풍광을 제대로 즐길 수 있는 곳이지요. 빼어난 소장 콜렉션뿐만 아니라 건축가 Richard Meier의 작품인 미술관 건물 자체도 좋은 감상거리입니다. 넉넉한 여유 시간을 챙겨 방문하세요. 제대로 즐기려면 시간 많이 걸립니다.
  • Natasha N.
    Natasha NoMarch 10, 2016
    Imperdível. Estaciona: $15. Tour arquitetônico 10:15 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm. Arquiteto Richard Meier. Garden Tour 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm. Todos os dias
  • María K.
    María KarinaFebruary 18, 2016
    Hermoso y tranquilo
  • Juliana R.
    Juliana R. A. S.January 22, 2016
    Estonteante este lugar! Recomendo! Museu de arte muito organizado e belíssimo!
  • Nati O.
    Nati OviedoDecember 24, 2015
    Hay paraguas para todos en los días de lluvia y cuando está muy frío, el personal convida al publico con "hot apple cider" :) Muy lindo todo
  • Flavia L.
    Flavia LustosaDecember 9, 2015
    Maravilhoso arquitetura e acervo.
  • Damian T.
    Damian TiferesNovember 14, 2015
    Ideal para picnic, leer un libro, o reunion informal. Ademas un gran museo.
  • Moises L.
    Moises LassoOctober 17, 2015
    Desde que entras la arquitectura te enamora, el arte que muestran es excelente, los espacios abiertos para descansar son tan relajantes y la vista a la ciudad de Los Ángeles está increíble
  • Марина
    МаринаSeptember 26, 2015
    Интересное место..
  • Joseramon R.
    Joseramon RodriguezSeptember 17, 2015
    Love east country is faboulous always beautiful los ángeles california
  • Eduardo C.
    Excelente vista de la ciudad y muy interesantes exposiciones
  • María O.
    María O SandovalAugust 12, 2015
    El mejor museo en cuanto a arquitectura, es hermoso, sus jardines uff
  • Maru W.
    Maru WhiteJuly 27, 2015
    Una increíble colección de arte. Puedes fotografiarte con una pintura de Van Gogh. La entrada es gratuita 🏢 www.viajeraenaccion.com
  • Jongsu P.
    Jongsu ParkJuly 24, 2015
    현대 미술관의 정점을 보여줌
  • Max C.
    Max CarmonaMay 31, 2015
    La galeria de exposiciones, la arquitectura del museo y la vista de L.A es espectacular, y la entrada es gratis!!!
  • Елена Л.
    Потрясающий вид из этого музея. Музей сделан в современном стиле. Очень понравились картины импрессионистов.
  • Alicia R.
    Alicia RoselloFebruary 28, 2015
    Este lugar tiene unas vistas increíbles y un jardín fantástico.
  • Uta P.
    Uta PropstFebruary 6, 2015
    BP Probleme zweiten jährlichen uns wirtschaftliche Auswirkungen Bericht detailliert seine Rolle als Amerikas größte Energie Investor Read more
  • Alexandra S.
    Alexandra SukhostatDecember 31, 2014
    Лучший эко-музей искусств, красивое расположение в ЛА. Если в тот же день поехать в getty villa паркинг бесплатно.
  • Holger G.
    Holger GottesmannNovember 16, 2014
    Toller Blick auf Los Angeles. Beeindruckende Anlage mit vielen Ausstellungen. Idealer Ruheort zur Erholung nach anstrengender Woche.
  • Olesya
    OlesyaNovember 6, 2014
    Отличный музей на американский манер. Погулять вокруг удовольствие
  • Rodolfo O.
    Rodolfo Ortiz GuerreroOctober 26, 2014
    Es un centro cultural con una colección increíble de obras de todo tipo
  • Konstantin S.
    Konstantin SerditovSeptember 22, 2014
    Неплохой художественный музей, стоит заглянуть. Бесплатный, но 15 баксов за парковку все равно сдерут. Главный экспонат - "Ирисы" Ван Гога.
  • Maryana C.
    Maryana CerdaSeptember 16, 2014
    Hermoso museo! Entrada gratis, los guias y todo lo demas con costo
  • Patricio H.
    Patricio HurtadoJune 5, 2014
    Uno de los más completos centros de expresiones artísticas con una arquitectura extraordinariamente bella y colecciones y muestras de arte que no tienen nada que envidiar a las europeas.
  • Tina T.
    Tina TellerApril 10, 2014
    Dieser Ort ist absolut sehenswert.
  • Christophe S.
    Christophe SorninJuly 21, 2013
    À faire absolument
  • Daltro H.
    Daltro HolandaJune 16, 2013
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
  • Gianluigi C.
    Gianluigi CogoAugust 1, 2012
    Impossibile lasciare Los Angeles senza una tappa al Getty. Uno dei musei più belli e con una vita sulla città mozzafiato
  • Alexandra Aranovich
    Alexandra AranovichJuly 31, 2012
    Chegar cedo e passar o dia. Conhecer o jardim
  • Luciano S.
    Luciano SilvaMay 8, 2012
    Não perca o disconto do Foursquare na loja. Eu usei e economizei. O Café fecha muito cedo acho as 15 horas.
  • Alexis M.
    Alexis MurzMarch 10, 2012
    Здесь офигительно;)))
  • Lenin B.
    Lenin BellosoDecember 3, 2011
    Nonse puede dejar de ir si no esta en LA
  • Alejandro M.
    Alejandro Muñiz DelgadoSeptember 20, 2011
    Contempla las vistas de Los Ángeles desde el balcón y tómate un café.
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