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The Getty Villa

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Special Holiday Hours: Sunday, December 25, 2016 - Getty Villa will be closed Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - Getty Villa will be open from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday, January 1, 2017 - Getty Villa will be closed Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - Getty Villa...more
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17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90265-5708
+1 310-440-7300
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great museum if you love Greco-Roman culture. The property is built like an Ancient Roman villa and the artwork is fantastic.

Thank globetrotting-elissa
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely museum built around the plans of a Roman Villa. It overlooks the sparkling Pacific Ocean. It is a treasure trove of ancient sculpture and artifacts. I particularly love the Cycladic statues. Even the drive up the hill is beautiful with cobbled drive and...More

Thank Skyros7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to see at the Getty Villa. Antiquities and gardens are spectacular. Parking is $15 no additional admission fee. Love the way the museum is laid out with smaller viewing rooms. It allows visitors to stroll from room to room without trying to view...More

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing what unlimited money can accomplish At least this robber baron had the grace to share A world world class collection of antiquities of every possible category Worth the visit just to see the grounds They don’t make them like this anymore !

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with 2 friends after we discovered the museum was closed. The gardens are amazing. Beautiful walk through 2 different areas. The inside displayed a fair number of antiquities and replicas. Took about 2 hours. Free to get in $15 to park. We had a...More

1  Thank Leslie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful inside and out. I love the outdoor gardens and the architecture. You can always find paintings and statues, as you would other typical museums but The Getty is special. She’s got it all!

Thank MrsJFKP
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is located at Palisades and has a beautiful collection of artifacts. Almost every item on display has it's details also displayed, which makes it interesting. Items are spread over 2 floors and takes the visitor back to Greek and Roman era. One must...More

Thank Royadip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Replica of an ancient villa owned possibly by Caesar’s father-in-law plus museum artifacts. The entrance is free you just pay for parking. Make reservations in advance. Reservation tickets are collected as you drive in. It wasn’t clear to me if you could get in if...More

Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a beautiful place for sure. But you should book online first. There is not much parking space and even if you come as a pedestrian, security still asks you to book online first. If you happen to come from an hour drive away,...More

Thank Erkan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The peristyle, which is an outdoor pool surrounded by statues and walkways was modeled after a Roma Villa. I never understood the Roman idea of Elysian Fields as a paradise you go to after death. Being at the Getty is a view of what paradise...More

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Marie B
20 May 2018|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Just create a new free reservation and go and if you already paid for parking, bring a copy
15 April 2018|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
yes as I did
5 April 2018|
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Response from Deexo | Reviewed this property |
How far is Anaheim? I’d get a hired car if not an uber as it’s better to get this. I’m not sure if there are your companies that take you there but this may be possible. Enjoy it’s an amazing villa!