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The Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049 (Central L.A)
310-440-7300
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Ranked #1 of 368 attractions in Los Angeles
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Type: Museums, Art 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... more » 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. « less
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Marina Del Rey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Wonderfully beautiful architecture. Placed on top of the hill, the view to the downtown and to the Pacific ocean is incredible. The gardens are immaculately kept. Not to be missed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Getty Center is wonderful - fantastic art in a beautiful setting. They have free tours of some of the collection as well as "garden" and "architecture" tours. The architecture tour is really interesting and you get to see the fabulous views from many angles. The garden is beautiful when blooming. This is a great place to go even if you... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The Getty center is an unbelievable experience, both as art museum and for its architectural features of the center itself. Highly recommend a visit to this not to be missed jewel in LA.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Great art in a picturesque setting. Sitting on its perch high above the 405, the Getty provides the best views of LA. The artwork is classic despite the rather modern buildings that house it.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

There are great landscape delights on the grounds of this museum. I enjoyed the museum but the architecture and landscape by far are more more fabulous! There are great examples of plants and design on display throughout the grounds.

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Canoga Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The day we went it was drizzling and umbrellas were provided free of charge for going to different pavilions.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Beautiful property inside and out. Great views outside from the gardens & patios. Food is acceptable, or bring snacks.

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Granada Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I love the traveling exhibits as well as those stationary ones. I enjoy the building itself with the fossils in the walls. The setting is breathtaking.

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Beverly Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The Getty center is an incredible gift from the Getty family to our city ! Not only does it have incredible exhibits but it has beautiful gardens , amazing views and a really beautiful setting for enjoying and relaxing on the west side ! On a clear day you can see for miles and it is spectacular !! It's a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This attraction has an excellent museum housed in multiple buildings which are in themselves works of art. For the architecture buff and the lover of antiquities, this is a must trip. Besides, it's up on a hill with terrific views of West Los Angeles at your feet. There's a good restaurant and cafe if your taste buds need rejuvination. There... More

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