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The Getty Center

Address: 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049 (Westside)
Phone Number: 310-440-7300
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Ranked #1 of 308 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Arts and crafts
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

While I really enjoyed the collections at the Getty Villa in Malibu, the art at the Getty Center just wasn’t my cup of tea. I did enjoy the outside garden area, but even with that I was expecting a bit more based on the Getty Center’s reputation. I arrived around 3pm on a Saturday, and I would not recommend this... More

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Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Very interesting, well worth the visit! Beautiful exhibits. Completely wheelchair accessible. Although the Center admitance is free, parking is 15 $ !!!

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Torrance, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The art was breathtaking and so beautifully displayed. Wear comfortable shoes as the center is huge.

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Brighton, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

its not just the exhibits that are excellent. The building steals the show. We took the garden tour. Only 45 mins and filled with lots of information that makes sense of the building and grounds. Not a place I'd take young kids to though. The ones we came across were either bored and misbehaving or running precariously close to the... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

This is must see for several reasons: architecture, views, gardens, and definitely the art itself. We were amazed that there is no cost for admission to the Getty Center and the excellent audio tour is also complimentary (on iphones where you access info by selection of piece rather than listening to long taped commentary). There is a charge for parking... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

This is a really fun museum. There are alot of things to see, with the Getty's many exhibitions. I like the fact that the Getty Center's exhibitions are of various subjects. They're not the same subjects, but from different regions, countries, etc. The Getty The architecture itself is very beautiful. I really enjoy the Getty, and I recommend it to... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The museum is well made! Totally free entrance,Parking cost you 15 Dollars, opening hrs is at 10:00, free tram transpo when you go up from the parking lot, 2-3 restaurant & bistro. Poor management on guided tour Have a try!

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SF Bay Area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The Getty Center is a joy to visit. The grounds, the art, the view...it has it all and I find it hard to believe anyone would find negatives about this wonderful museum. My visit was fantastic for all these reasons but I wanted to comment on the staff who put the visit over the top. Everyone I encountered, from the... More

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Laguna Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

For anyone who hasn't been there yet, I would highly recommend a trip to the Getty. It's exhibitions, location and even its restaurants are all first class. Additionally, the design of the Getty and its architecture is amazing, plus on a clear day you have a wonderful view of west LA. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Lots to see at the Getty centre. Some fabulous artwork (Monet and Van Gogh), gorgeous park and garden, and spectacular views of L.A.from heaps of different points around the centre. A nice lunch at the garden cafe. I recommend doing one of the free tours even just to work out how to get around the giant centre.

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