The Getty Center, Los Angeles
Explore the impressive collection of pre-20th-century European art that fills the rooms of The Getty Center. Nestled in the hills overlooking Los Angeles, the six-building complex, notable for its new-age architecture and expanse of landscaped gardens, features exhibits of 19th- and 20th-century photographs, sculptures, and paintings. Take your time wandering through the museum’s sculpture garden, or have your picture taken with Van Gogh’s "Irises." Pack a picnic to have in the gardens while taking in a panoramic view of the city. While admission to the center is free, you must pay to park a car. Put The Getty Center at the forefront of your travel plans using our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site .
Tours to The Getty Center
Private Half-Day Los Angeles City Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $535
Duration: 4 hours
Los Angeles City and Getty Museum Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $288
Duration: 5 hours
Los Angeles Getty Scavenger Hunt Adventure BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $15
Duration: 3 hours
The Getty Center Reviews
Es espectacular! Muy buen complejo de edificios, con muestras de arte excelentes. Restaurant, lugares de comida al aire libre, jardines preciosos. Vista espectacular. Para disfrutar. eso sí, con un dí... more »It's spectacular! Very good complex of buildings, with excellent art samples. Restaurant, outdoor food venues, beautiful gardens. Spectacular view. To enjoy. Yes, with a nice day. To get only auto or Uber.
Amazing collection on/in oh-so-beautiful architecture and gardens. World class art experience and free! (Except 20 dollar parking). more »
Getty Museum is one of the cultural highlights of LA. You pay $15 for parking (no additional fee) and you can enjoy a world class museum with all its benefits. Paintings, sculpture, pictures, etc. from the best of the bests. Guided tours are available or you can just go around discovering the place for yourself (don't forget to pick up an audio guide in the lobby). Plus the gardens and the beautiful view....
Best. Museum. Ever. Every time someone from out-of-town comes to visit, we take them here for an afternoon. We've been back about a half dozen times and the Getty never fails to impress. With sprawling grounds, historical rooms, art beyond your wildest imagination, gardens, a tram ride, tons of benches and water fountains, and even complimentary umbrellas if it starts to rain, you tend to forget that there's also an incredible view of Los Angeles. They offer free audio tours and the staff there is the absolute best! They love their jobs and it shows!
Places to stay near The Getty Center
Plan your trip to Los Angeles
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >
Side trips from Los Angeles
Hidden gems in Los Angeles
View all >
View all >
Nearby attractions in Los Angeles
Plans to The Getty Center by other users
23 days in United States BY A USER FROM ITALY September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in United States BY A USER FROM SPAIN October, kids, culture, outdoors, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN August, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in California BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM THAILAND August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium