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The Getty Villa

17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90265-5708
+1 310-440-7300
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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 will be open from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM This museum is dedicated to the art of the ancient Greeks, Romans and other classic civilizations.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, CA 90265-5708
+1 310-440-7300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to the villa while I was on a tour. It had been overhauled since I first saw it about 20 years ago. Sadly, this time around, we could only see about half of the art exhibits because the galleries are...More

Thank KVTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Getty Villa is a transformative experience that will take you back 2000 yrs to ancient Herculaneum (modern day Ercolano) with breathtaking architecture copied from the Villa dei Papyri buried by Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD. Save yourself a trip to Italy and visit it...More

Thank loveairplanenoise
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another great surprise in LA peace of treasure in Malibu for free part of Getty experience is a must! Parking can be for Getty center and villa if you have a full day visit both grate arquitecture and gardens volunteer elders lovelly plus kindnes and...More

Thank AmandaMartz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fact that this entire set of buildings was intended as a copy of a villa in Hercanuleum, which was covered after Pompeii, only makes it more interesting. Getty and his builder did an amazing job of recreating the spaces. And, oh the wall paintings....More

Thank sewkap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful collection in a recreated Roman Villa . Must do the tours the get all the insight to make this a superb visit

Thank jmm2355
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The villa is worth a visit to see the grounds and attend the architecture and garden tours. Cafe food is so-so.

Thank tanya p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll have to navigate the weird parking situation, but you will see some amazing artworks from the ancient world. Beautiful location and views.

Thank Kenpasadena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is just beautiful! Getty wanted the visitor to feel as if he was in an Roman Villa and that is just the feeling you get when you enter the grounds. The artifacts are great too, but the buildung and the gardens steal the...More

Thank ThomasMBall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is no question that this property, replicating an Italian villa near Pompeii, is beautifully designed and in a lovely setting, but when we were there, several exhibition rooms were closed, and the garden was undergoing renovation. There are definitely some lovely, authentic mosaics, but...More

Thank betsy1224
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so excited to come here as it was mentioned as it being one of the must see cultural destinations to visit. We called to make our reservation(the museum is free) and they gave us a liberal window of time. Driving in California can...More

1  Thank PepperNewJersey
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Response from 3Eagles | Reviewed this property |
they will accept eitherone
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Response from Kevin S | Reviewed this property |
Everything can be done on line for your Getty visit.
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
We registered online and just indicated how many in our party. They sent an eticket to my phone for each person in our group. The fee is a parking fee so you do not actually pay per person.