Welcoming over a million visitors a year, the Getty Center is the flagship destination of the J. Paul Getty Trust and home to the Central Garden, the Research Library at the Getty Research Institute, and the J. Paul Getty Museum's collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present.
The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and European and American photographs.
The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Malibu opened on January 28, 2006, after the completion of a major renovation project. As a museum and educational center dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria, the Getty Villa serves a varied audience through exhibitions, conservation, scholarship, research, and public programs. The Villa houses approximately 44,000 works of art from the Museum's extensive collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities, of which over 1,200 are on view.
With two locations, the Getty Villa in Malibu and the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the J. Paul Getty Museum serves a wide variety of audiences through its expanded range of exhibitions and programming in the visual arts.
Admission to the Getty Center is FREE-no tickets or reservations required for general admission. Parking is $8.
When to Visit:
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday and Saturday
10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Closed Monday and on January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving, and December 25.