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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 310 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Arts and crafts
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Spectacular museum boasts a most impressive collection by such...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Arts and crafts
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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61 reviews 61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

There is so much to see and learn here, at the Getty Center. It's just a few minutes from Downtown Los Angeles, but, fyi, they don't deliver.....

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Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Too much too see all in one day. Spectacular architecture and gardens. Beautiful curation. Amazing art. A not-to-be-missed Los Angeles sight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Great experience. Free access but you do pay $15 for parking and a train shuttle takes you to the entrance. Some priceless art on display and certainly of interest, even for the novice. Personally I enjoyed the architecture of the facility, the garden as well as the view of Los Angeles. Some displays are of a temporary nature so best... More 

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Tehran
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

15 years ago, when I started to painting in middle age,I wished to see this center . it was really more more bigger and intresting than I imagined! There is a tram from parking lot to meusum.you could have a panoramic view of LA and beautiful landscapes. Plaza level with restaurants and coffee shops and a beautiful auditorium is awesome.... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

I went here on a personal retreat and this place did not disappoint - I spend the morning outside touring the grounds and looking at the views. I had booked a lunch reservation that was amazing and truly worth it. The afternoon was spent touring the art and while there wasn't much modern works presented but definitely an amazing gem!

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The most beautiful views of LA in the entire city! Amazing art and architecture. The volunteers are just waiting to help people. The grounds are pristine. All of this for free, although parking is $15. All the people in our party, ages 19 to 53, enjoyed the trip to The Getty. We had a wheelchair user in our party and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The venue was situated perfectly: along Pacific Coast Highway peering out over the ocean. Parking was a snap, staff were personable and professional. The exhibit (we chose the Roman and Greek antiquities) was impressive. The breadth of the exhibits allows for intimate, short-term tours, or expansive, instructive ones. Its palette was broad enough to keep you there indefinitely or let... More 

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tasmania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

My second visit to Getty Centre and I absolutely love going there. The position, architecture and gardens are inspiring. It is really easy to pace yourself so that you dont get overwhelmed by the collections by finding a sunny spot to sit in one of the many terraces, most of which have fabulous views. Want to bring your own lunch... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

exceptional location on the upper part of santa monica with a beautiful surrounding view on LA. The museum itself - which is completely free - offers some of the most beautiful painting, sculpture and furniture you have ever seen ( I discover superb french painters I never heard of...). You cannot miss it if you go to LA !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Loved my visit to the Getty with friends! The day was glorious & the architecture as well as the art & the fantastic views of the entire city are incredible. Had lunch in the dining room which is lovely & the food was outstanding with good service. Taking the tram is fun too! so I say weather you live in... More 

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