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“Your LA visit is incomplete without a trip to the Getty.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Getty Center

The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049 (Westside)
310-440-7300
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Ranked #1 of 310 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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Pisaq, Peru
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“Your LA visit is incomplete without a trip to the Getty.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Incredible tours both with a guide and without---bring an ID with you to leave with staff so that you and your guests can each lend one of the Getty's pre-loaded iPods. Stunning architecture, great espresso, diverse range of works, galleries, and featured shows, we loved every minute of our visit! Even if you have no interest in museums and art galleries, it's worth the trip for the view and gardens alone. And admission is FREE! You pay parking only (and take a sweet little tram ride up the mountain to get there!). Awesome!

Visited June 2013
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“Like being on top of the world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

What a marvellous museum, in the mists above Los Angeles. I was overcome by the marvellous philanthropic generosity that gifted such a showcase of beauty to the American public. I felt privileged to see this wonderful museum and its stunning collection.

Visited June 2013
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“Quite a treat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

The artwork is fantastic and one can get an unparalleled view of the city. Though taking the 405N to get here can be a frustrating affair.

Visited August 2012
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“The Museum Is As Gorgeous As The Art”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

If you go to the Getty, the beauty of the museum is almost as compelling as the artwork it houses. It is a gorgeous relaxing setting and a wonderful museum.

Visited June 2013
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“Great Experience... Mostly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Very awesome place... Architecture is stunning and the sights are as well. The staff that gives you the ipods are grumpy as hell so avoid asking them any questions.

Visited June 2013
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