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The Getty Center

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Address: 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone Number: 13104407300
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: Spectacular museum boasts a most impressive collection by such luminaries...
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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When my friend who lifes in LA said that she will bring us to The Getty Center , my husband and I did not have anything to say. Both of us are not quite painting observer. Buth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

When my friend who lifes in LA said that she will bring us to The Getty Center , my husband and I did not have anything to say. Both of us are not quite painting observer. Buth when we went to the place, we were amazed. It is a beautiful place to see. The landscape are beautifully arranged. The volunteers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Boy! Did Paul Getty ever collected...A most magnificent display of art on sculpture, painting, & furniture. We had a short period of time, spend about 3.5 hours there. It is not enough...it would require a couple of days if you want to explore & see everything. Entrance is free, you just have to pay parking & it is $15 for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I'm really glad i had the time to see this impressive and huge museum, it's a real must do when you are in L.A, many famous beautiful paintings, sculptures and other art pieces. The location is amazing on the top of the mountain and after viewing the exhibits it's nice to go outside and relax at the central garden or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Another must see attraction for Los Angeles, particularly if your a lover of amazing architecture and art. The building has views of the city from every level. There is a blending of European art in many forms. There are visiting exhibits, so there is always new things appearing. You also must walk through the beautiful outdoor gardens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

What an amazing place! The architecture, gardens, views and calming atmosphere are a experience not to be missed. If you never even venture inside this place is a must visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If you live in LA and have visitors, this is the place to go. Its not just a museum but a hang out place, you can picnic or eat food, coffee and amazing scenary of LA and the beach. Bring your professional camera and take lots of pictures. The art collection is not bad either, some interesting stuff. Its FREE... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The Getty Center is a lovely place to bring children and people of all ages. Mr. Getty and his trust obviously had/have a lot of money, as his collection of art is sophisticated, eclectic, and extensive. The gallery view above the garden is a fabulous place to view Los Angeles to the south. Further, the garden is a great place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I was so overwhelmed and impressed with this outing to the Getty Museum. I took one of the scheduled tours of the Architecture of buildings. I'm a fan of architecture, but for anyone this tour gave amazing insights into the structure and thought plans.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We took three tours. Gardens, Architecture and Highlights. This place is so impressive. Loved the building and gardens. Would definitely suggest it for family with older children

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

So much to see; the views of LA, the gardens, the art.. So worth a trip. The tram ride was an extra bonus as well.. A little crowded but that's to be expected at such a fine place.

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